Posts Tagged ‘event logging’

Remote Console Servers Help to Track Conditions at Faraway Network Equipment Sites

Tuesday, April 19th, 2011

In addition to providing secure access to command functions on remote network elements, a remote console server can also help network administrators keep track of environmental conditions and other noteworthy events at remote network equipment sites. When a remote console server is equipped with monitoring and alarm functions, this allows network administrators and IT support personnel to be automatically notified when high rack temperatures, power supply interruptions, ping response failure and other significant incidents are detected.

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The Most Often Requested Features for a Console Server

Thursday, November 4th, 2010

When shopping for a console server, network administrators usually ask questions about the number of available ports, the type of port interface and whether or not the console server supports telnet, out of band access and dial-up access. Although most console servers offer pretty much the same options for all of these features, there are also other features that set some console server products apart from the others.

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Know Exactly What’s Going On Inside Your Equipment Rack

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

All network administrators know the value of including a console server and an out of band management solution in remote network equipment sites. It’s simple; console servers save both time and money by providing an alternative means to contact remote network equipment when your principal network is not available. Remote access is definitely an extremely valuable capability for any network administrator who has to deal with problems at far-away equipment racks … but did you know that WTI console servers can also monitor environmental and operating conditions at remote network sites too?

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