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8-Port Secure Serial Server with Cisco Pinout  

Access and control infrastructure equipment remotely and securely from anywhere.

LES1508A

Extended Double Diamond™ Warranty Available
(3 Additional Year)

Product Highlights

  • For highly affordable, secure infrastructure management via a single interface.
  • Provides failover access to equipment connected to its eight RJ-45 RS-232 ports.
  • Use to manage infrastructure devices, including security cameras, PDUs, sensors, and other I/O devices.


  • Description

    8-Port Secure Serial Server with Cisco Pinout


    Quick Facts

  • For highly affordable, secure infrastructure management via a single interface.
  • Provides failover access to equipment connected to its eight RJ-45 RS-232 ports.
  • Use to manage infrastructure devices, including security cameras, PDUs, sensors, and other I/O devices.

  • Further Details

  • Dual Ethernet connections with auto failover and bonding capabilities for high availability.
  • Enables management of embedded service processors (IPMI, ILO, LOM, DRAC, RSA, SOL, et al.).
  • Ideal for service providers who need simple, reliable access to client-side devices.
  • Supports the setting up of automated responses to reduce time-consuming on-site visits.
  • Boasts 4 GB local FTP/TFTP USB flash drive memory for storing device configuration files.
  • Supports IPsec, PPTP, and OpenVPN, plus enterprise-grade PKI VPN remote access.
  • Includes FIPS 140-2 certified OpenSSL cryptographic module for enhanced security.
  • RSA SecurID® and Kerberos authentication, plus RADIUS, TACACS+, or LDAP/Active Directory.
  • Dedicated management LAN for isolating devices from other equipment on a network.
  • Features embedded DHCP server for easily assigning IP addresses to LAN devices.
  • Includes USB 2.0 ports. Attach a USB cellular modem for wireless out-of-band access.
  • Customizable firewall security with IP filtering and per-port access list.
  • Extensive monitoring, alert, and power event-notification features.
  • Cisco® compatible RJ-45 ports for quick installation.
  • Simple browser interface; sets up in minutes.
  • Embedded Linux® operating system.
  • Includes brackets for rackmounting.
  • To manage large numbers of console servers over a wide geographic area, even globally, use Virtual Central Management System Software (LES-VCMS-10-1Y, etc.).

  • Easily and affordably set up efficient, secure remote monitoring and management of infrastructure devices with the 8-Port Secure Serial Server with Cisco Pinout from Black Box.

    As a remote infrastructure management (RIM) gateway, the device gives you visibility and control of your network and its physical environment for reliable 24/7 uptime. It provides serial console-port connectivity and supports environmental monitoring, power management, and monitoring, plus remote site storage of off-line logs.

    This console server device gives you dependable console port access in a secure platform that fits the budget of small to medium-size businesses and cash-strapped educational, healthcare, and government institutions. It provides access to equipment without sacrificing security, flexibility, and interoperability with your current IT environment.

    With it, you can monitor, access, and control all the infrastructure at your local or remote site, whether they're security cameras, power supplies, sensors, or other I/O devices*.

    It also enables you to manage embedded service processors. The 8-Port Secure Serial Server with Cisco Pinout features native IPMI 1.5 and 2.0 (RMCP/RMCP+) support for BMC and service processor access and control, plus secure SOL (Serial over LAN) access to BIOS, EMS, and ACS data.

    Via a single point of access, you can reach PMI, ILO, and LOM processors, as well as access KVM built into service processors, such as Dell® DRAC and RSA. This way, you can remotely cycle power and reboot computers, even when their operating system is unresponsive.

    The 8-Port Secure Serial Server with Cisco Pinout supports extensive environmental monitoring, alert, and power event-notification functions. Alerts can be sent via e-mail, SMS, and SNMP traps. Also, the console server supports graceful shutdowns, ping detect reboots, and running of custom scripts when alerts are triggered.

    For example, you can set it up to power cycle on a managed device when a specific alert event occurs or to send multiple notification e-mails when an alert triggers. (The console server uses a Linux operating system with source code access and has a custom development kit.)

    Because you can use the console server to manage ports on PDUs, UPSs, and environmental monitoring devices—and, in the process, cut power consumption, reduce utility bills, and lessen environmental impact—it's a great addition to any IT department or company wanting to initiate "clean tech" energy conservation.

    The console server is also ideal for service providers who need access to client-side devices, even those located behind firewalls. Control a wide selection of UPS systems and switched PDUs from different manufacturers.

    And, ultra reliable, the 8-Port Secure Serial Server with Cisco Pinout supports Ethernet bonding and auto-failover via its two Ethernet 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX connections. It detects any communications failure on the primary port and switches to the second RJ-45 connection automatically. It also features 1500-VAC isolation and ESD protection on the Ethernet ports.

    Even better, it has a number of security-enhancing features, including:
    • An enterprise-class firewall with selectable and customizable system security levels with IP filtering and per-port access.
    • An embedded Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 140-2 certified OpenSSL cryptographic module.
    • Secure remote management and disaster recovery features.
    • A physically separate management LAN, enabling you to isolate server lights-out interfaces and other sensitive devices from standard network access.
    • Two-factor RSA SecurID and Kerberos authentication.
    • RADIUS, TACACS+, or LDAP/Active Directory server authorization for complete user policy integration.
    • On- and off-site logs for audit and compliance reporting.
    • Extensive VPN support, including OpenVPN and IPSec enterprise-grade PKI VPN remote access.

    What's more, because it features 4 GB of on-site FTP/TFTP flash storage, you can store device configuration files locally, including multiple local boot images, and roll back if necessary. Store off-line logs for serial ports, available networks, and more.

    Plus, the console server has two USB p
    Also, in addition to the traditional RS-232 serial console port connections, the console server supports direct USB 2.0 connections to one or two Cisco USB console ports (just use its embedded AJAX terminal for accessing the connected serial devices).

    Manage all connections using its SDT Connector client interface. Through it, you autoload your console server's configurations and, to ensure secure connectivity with attached devices, set up SSH tunnels for port-forwarding communications through the console server. The same SDT Connector is used for setting up 10-/100-Mbps failover connections.

    * NOTE: Optional external environmental or I/O monitoring equipment required.

    What's included:
    • 8-Port Secure Serial Server with Cisco Pinout
    • Rackmount brackets
    • (2) CAT5 cables
    • Cisco connector (DB9 F-to-RJ-45 straight-through and DB9 F-to-RJ-45 crossover)
    • 12-VDC wallmount power supply
    • Quick-start guide and CD-ROM


    Technical Specifications for 8-Port Secure Serial Server with Cisco Pinout:

    Compliance UL® 1950, TUV, C-Tick, NERC CIP standards, FIPS 140-2 Validated Module Certificate #1051
    CPU Processor 250 MHz ARM (Micrel® KSZ8692)
    LAN Console Port Management Secure SSH tunneling and NAT port redirection; secure RDP/VNC/X access to Windows®/Linux®/Sun®; secure HTTP/HTTPS to browser-controlled appliances; service processor access; user access limited by host and by SDT service; unlimited number of LAN computers/appliances; unlimited number of connections per SSH session
    Memory 64 MB DDR 32-bit RAM, 16 MB embedded flash, 4 GB internal USB flash
    Operating System Linux with source code access (custom development kit included)
    Security and Authentication Secure Shell (SSH-2, SSH-3); FIPS 140-2 Validated Crypto; AAA, TACACS+, RADIUS, Kerberos, and LDAP authentication; IPsec VPN, OpenVPN, IP packet filtering, IPv6; enterprise-grade firewall with forwarding and masquerading; PAP/CHAP authentication (dialup); per-port user access lists and dialback support; local authentication; system event syslog; SSH port and IP forwarding support; IP aliasing
    Serial Console Port Management Sun Solaris® ready (no inadvertent breaks); break over SSH support; port monitoring with triggers and alarms; off-line data logging (syslog, NFS, CIFS, USB); multiple users per port (with port sniffing); Telnet/SSH/Raw/RFC2217 TCP connect; clustering up to 1000 ports per IP
    CE Approval Yes
    RoHS Yes
    Connectors Serial: (8) RJ-45 with Cisco pinout (RS-232);
    Network (Ethernet failover/bonding): (2) RJ-45 (10BASE-T/100BASE-TX);
    USB: (2) USB 2.0 Type A F
    Operating Environment Temperature: 41 to 122° F (5 to 50° C);
    Humidity: 5 to 90%, noncondensing
    Power Input: 110-240 VAC, 50-60 Hz, external wallmount;
    Output: 12 VDC, 1 amp;
    Consumption: 4.2 W
    Dimensions 1.1"H x 6.5"W x 4"D (2.8 x 16.6 x 10.2 cm)
    Weight 4 lb. (1.8 kg)


    NOTE: Technical specification weight is the unit weight. It is not the packaged shipping weight. For shipping weight, please contact Black Box customer service at 877-877-2269.


    Resources for 8-Port Secure Serial Server with Cisco Pinout:

    Manuals

    • Value Line Console Server
      (Version 3)

    Visio Stencils

    • Visio Stencil
      Stencil Drawings


    Connect your 8-Port Secure Serial Server with Cisco Pinout with:

    Accessory: LES-VCMS-10-1Y

    Virtual Central Management System Software, 10 Devices, 1 Year

    Virtual Central Management System Software, 10 Devices, 1 Year

    Accessory: LES-VCMS-100-1Y

    Virtual Central Management System Software, 100 Devices, 1 Year

    Virtual Central Management System Software, 100 Devices, 1 Year

    Accessory: LES-VCMS-1000-1Y

    Virtual Central Management System Software, 1000 Devices, 1 Year

    Virtual Central Management System Software, 1000 Devices, 1 Year

    Accessory: LES-VCMS-10-3Y

    Virtual Central Management System Software, 10 Devices, 3 Years

    Virtual Central Management System Software, 10 Devices, 3 Years

    Accessory: LES-VCMS-10-1Y-R

    Virtual Central Management System Software, 10 Devices, 1 Year Renewal

    Virtual Central Management System Software, 10 Devices, 1 Year Renewal

    Accessory: LES-VCMS-100-1Y-R

    Virtual Central Management System Software, 100 Devices, 1 Year Renewal

    Virtual Central Management System Software, 100 Devices, 1 Year Renewal

    Accessory: LES-VCMS-1000-1Y-R

    Virtual Central Management System Software, 1000 Devices, 1 Year Renewal

    Virtual Central Management System Software, 1000 Devices, 1 Year Renewal

    Accessory: LES-VCMS-10-3Y-R

    Virtual Central Management System Software, 10 Devices, 3 Year Renewal

    Virtual Central Management System Software, 10 Devices, 3 Year Renewal

    Accessory: LES-VCMS-1000-3Y-R

    Virtual Central Management System Software, 1000 Devices, 3 Year Renewal

    Virtual Central Management System Software, 1000 Devices, 3 Year Renewal

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    Weight: 2.532 lbs.
    HxWxD: 3 x 6.75 x 11.5 in.

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