louisk at cryptomonkeys.org
Tue Sep 18 15:36:36 UTC 2018
++ for Opengear. Been happily using them for >10yrs.
> On Sep 18, 2018, at 9:26 AM, Merritt, Channing via NANOG <nanog at nanog.org> wrote:
> Look into OpenGear, we’ve tested out a couple different products that we’ve implemented in remote offices to replace our 2800’s.
> From: NANOG <nanog-bounces at nanog.org> On Behalf Of Mike Hammett
> Sent: Tuesday, September 18, 2018 9:49 AM
> To: Alan Hannan <alan at routingloop.com>
> Cc: NANOG <nanog at nanog.org>
> Subject: [EXTERNAL] Re: Console Servers
> I'm deploying new to me Cisco 2811s for console and OOB access.
> Mike Hammett
> Intelligent Computing Solutions
> Midwest Internet Exchange
> The Brothers WISP
> From: "Alan Hannan" <alan at routingloop.com>
> To: "NANOG" <nanog at nanog.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, September 18, 2018 8:36:33 AM
> Subject: Console Servers
> I'd like your input on suggestions for an alternate serial port manager.
> Long ago I used Cisco 2511/2611 and was fairly happy. A little later I used portmaster and was less so. Recently I've been using Opengear and they work fairly well but the price is fairly high. I use the CM7100 and IM7100.
> General specs I'm looking for are:
> * 8 to 48 or more rs232 serial ports on rj45
> * nice-to-have software selectable pinouts (cisco v. straight)
> * gig-e ethernet port (100mbps ok)
> * 1U form factor
> * redundant AC power
> * access physical serial connections via local port #
> * access physical serial connections via local IP alias (nice to have)
> Can you recommend a serial port server/concentrator that I could use in place of opengear for a better value and/or lower cost?
> I'm just ignorant about the current market for serial port concentrators and so far web searches have not revealed ideas, so your input is appreciated!
Louis Kowolowski louisk at cryptomonkeys.org
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