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How Can a Console Switch Capture Error Messages from Network Devices?

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

Most savvy network administrators know that a console switch can be used to provide remote command access to console ports on network elements such as routers, servers and switches. This provides a valuable tool for remote diagnosis and troubleshooting of network devices, but an advanced console switch can also do a lot more than just provide remote command access. For example, a console switch can also be used to collect error messages and alarm messages that network elements transmit via their console ports.