Posts Tagged ‘raw socket’

Create Direct Connections to Console Server Serial Ports

Friday, February 4th, 2011

In most network applications, a console server (http://www.wti.com/c-4-console-server.aspx) is used to provide out of band management access to console port command functions on remote network devices. But that said, there are also many other things that a console server can be used for. For example, in some applications, a console server is used in conjunction with a command script to allow a program to control port switching and connection functions, or to collect buffered data from connected devices.

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Direct Connect Capabilities for Out of Band Management Applications

Monday, December 27th, 2010

WTI Out of Band Management products include Direct Connect capabilities, that allow you to initiate a Telnet, SSH or Raw Socket session with the Out of Band Management unit and then make an immediate connection to a serial port of your choice, without first being presented with the Out of Band Management unit’s command interface. This allows you to connect to a TCP port that’s mapped directly to one of the Out of Band Management unit’s RS232 Serial Ports.

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