Posts Tagged ‘outbound telnet’

A Console Server with Outbound SSH and Telnet

Monday, November 8th, 2010

Troubleshooting problems at remote network equipment sites can sometimes be frustrating, especially when the source of the problem is a malfunctioning firewall. When the firewall is down, that often means that you can’t contact any of the network devices behind the firewall in order to remedy the problem, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that you have to travel to the remote site and fix the problem in person.

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Outbound SSH/Telnet – Another Alternative for Connecting to Remote Network Devices

Friday, October 29th, 2010

Sometimes, it’s just not practical to run a network line or a phone line to a remote network installation. In cases like this, a WTI Console Server (http://www.wti.com/c-4-console-server.aspx) with Outbound SSH/Telnet capabilities provides the perfect solution for communication with devices on remote networks.

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Why Does a Console Server Need Outbound SSH or Outbound Telnet Capabilities?

Monday, June 14th, 2010

A console server that provides secure, remote access is key element in managing your network efficiently and effectively. What happens, though, when the router goes down and the console port cannot be accessed via IP? If your serial console server includes outbound SSH or outbound Telnet capabilities this provides yet another way to maximize up-time of network devices and to ensure that there will be less time when the network devices cannot be accessed.

Consider the following situation …

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