Cellular enabled console server

Jensen Tyler JTyler at fiberutilities.com
Fri Feb 24 18:13:36 UTC 2017

+1 for opengear as well. We have over 100 deployed and have been a solid product as well as a good company to work with.

We also setup a private network with Verizon so that our console servers would not be on the Internet.

Jensen Tyler
Sr Engineering Manager
Fiberutilities Group, LLC

-----Original Message-----
From: NANOG [mailto:nanog-bounces at nanog.org] On Behalf Of Leo Bicknell
Sent: Friday, February 24, 2017 10:26 AM
To: nanog at nanog.org
Subject: Re: Cellular enabled console server

In a message written on Fri, Feb 24, 2017 at 10:08:52AM -0600, Ben Bartsch wrote:
> NANOG - Are any of you running a console server to access your network 
> equipment via a serial connection at a remote site?  If so, what are 
> you using and how much do you like it?  I have a project where I need 
> to stand up over 100 remote sites and would like a backdoor to the 
> console just to be able to see what's going on with the equipment to 
> hopefully avoid a truck roll for something simple like a hung device.  
> I need 4 console ports and 1 RJ45 ethernet jack.  My quick Google 
> search landed me at BlackBox LES1204A-3G-R2, but I've never actually 
> used such a device.  This would be for use in the USA.

OpenGear all the way.  Models for every need.

Leo Bicknell - bicknell at ufp.org
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