Console Servers & Cellular Providers

Mann, Jason jamann at
Wed Feb 7 17:28:40 UTC 2018

At the sites, are you installing external antennae's?

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From: NANOG [mailto:nanog-bounces at] On Behalf Of Kenneth McRae
Sent: Wednesday, February 7, 2018 10:25 AM
To: Michael Starr <ekim9190 at>
Cc: nanog at
Subject: Re: Console Servers & Cellular Providers

Yes.  I use Opengear with great success.  I use Verizon, T-Mobile & AT&T prepaid service depending on the area.  When integrated with Opengear Lighthouse, the console server is fully manageable via cellular service.


> On Feb 6, 2018, at 6:34 AM, Michael Starr <ekim9190 at> wrote:
> Hello NANOGers,
> I am wondering if people still use console servers with cellular 
> service as a disaster out-of-band management solution in your data 
> centers? If not, what are the alternatives? If so, are there any 
> recommendations for pay-as-you-go cellular service? Apologies if this 
> is too trivial a question for this group.
> Thanks for your time,
> Mike

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