Posts Tagged ‘electronic noise’

A Server Console Switch with Break Command Blocking Can Reduce Unnecessary Network Downtime

Friday, April 8th, 2011

When connecting a server console switch to a Sun server, it’s important to make sure that break commands generated by another attached device are not passed on to the Sun server. The reason for this is simple: a break command sent to the console port on a Sun server will cause the server to enter a reboot cycle, resulting in an unnecessary delay while users wait for the Sun serer to come back on line again. A server console switch that includes a break command blocking feature provides a simple yet effective means to prevent Sun servers from being accidentally rebooted in response break commands or electronic noise.