Posts Tagged ‘snmp trap’

A Console Server for Enterprise SNMP Management Applications

Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

SNMP compatibility is one of the most common features that network administrators look for when selecting network devices. Due to its low cost, widespread availability and ease of use, SNMP has become largely accepted as the industry standard for managing both large and small network applications. The popularity of SNMP as a management tool for both wide area networks and local networks has compelled network engineers to insist that each element in the network infrastructure provides support for SNMP in order to ensure compatibility with SNMP based network management programs.

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Console Access Servers with SNMP Compatibility Simplify Remote Network Management

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

An out of band management solution that includes a console access server allows network administrators to access console port command functions on remote network elements, monitor critical events and environmental conditions at remote sites, and establish outbound SSH connections to other devices at the remote site. If the console access server also supports SNMP control, monitoring and configuration, then this provides network administrators with even more vital tools to simplify the management of remote network equipment sites.

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A Serial Console Switch with Alarm Notification via SNMP Trap

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

A serial console switch performs many different duties in a network application; it allows out of band access to network devices when your main network is down, it provides a backdoor to configuration and diagnosis functions without interfering with regular network communication, and it can also monitor network devices for potentially harmful environmental conditions and suspicious network events. Alarm and monitoring functions are an extremely useful capability, but only when the console switch includes a means to effectively notify network administrators when a problem is detected.

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Do You Need to Know When Power to Network Devices has Been Interrupted?

Friday, August 27th, 2010

WTI RSM and TSM serial switch products include a power cycle alarm, which can be used to provide notification when power to the serial switch is interrupted for any reason. This may go without saying, but in most cases, when power to your serial switch has been interrupted, this generally means that power to your other rack mount network equipment has been interrupted too.

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