Posts Tagged ‘invalid access lockout’

An Invalid Access Attempt Alarm Improves Console Terminal Server Security

Thursday, May 12th, 2011

The task of maintaining security in an out of band management application can sometimes prove to be somewhat of a challenge. As anyone in the network security business can tell you, hackers love to wage war against random network elements, and it doesn’t take them long to find an inadequately protected network device. That’s why it’s important to choose a console terminal server unit that includes adequate security to protect sensitive console port command functions from unauthorized access.


An Invalid Access Alarm Provides Console Terminal Server Units with an Additional Layer of Security

Thursday, April 14th, 2011

In any out of band management application, it’s extremely important to make certain that access to the console terminal server unit is adequately protected from unauthorized access. Since the console terminal server provides access to important command functions on remote network elements, it’s absolutely vital that access to the console terminal server is protected by multiple layers of security and authentication features. In addition to security and authentication protocols, it’s also helpful if the console terminal server includes an invalid access alarm, which can notify network administrators when an unauthorized user may be attempting to gain access.


How Can an Invalid Access Lockout Alarm Protect Access to your Console Server?

Thursday, July 15th, 2010

Managing a network or a data center is a complicated task that involves many different devices and sometimes many different people. One of the key components of network management is the serial console server, which is used to manage network devices and switches. The more people who have access to the console server management functions, the bigger the risk there is to the security of the attached equipment and the console server itself. Therefore it is vital to have appropriate security features on your console equipment.