Avocent Cyclades ACS6004MSAC, 520-760-504 4-Port ACS 6004 Console Server with Single AC Power Supply and Built-In Modem The high-performance architecture of the ACS 6000 console server series offers advanced hardware and software features to meet the demanding requirements of data center management applications. ACS6004MSAC
The Avocent ACS6004MSAC-001 is a 4-port ACS 6004 console server with single AC power supply and built-in modem. The ACS 6000 series of advanced console servers integrates cutting edge technologies, adaptive services and secure enterprise communications. They offer IT professionals and network operations center (NOC) personnel the ability to perform secure, remote data center management and out-of-band management of IT assets from anywhere in the world. Using a hardened Linux operating system, the ACS 6000 console servers provide optimal performance, security and reliability. Using DSView 3 management software and integrated power, they provide a complete out-of-band management solution.
The ACS 6000 series of advanced console servers features a high-speed processor platform with dual Gigabit-Ethernet ports for redundancy, optional built-in modem and two 16- and 32-bit PC card options. Other benefits include an internal temperature sensor for device level monitoring, and configurable pin-outs for serial ports. The ACS 6000 series also offers software features to meet the requirements of the most demanding data center management applications. Features include automated discovery tools to ease identification of servers, routers, switches or PBX connected to any serial port. This saves time at initial configuration and installation. To comply with existing data center network access policy, the ACS 6000 console servers provide customizable multiple access levels for secure management.
The ACS 6000 series provides a complete solution for secure remote control with features such as enhanced security, data logging and event monitoring. In addition, the console servers support next generation network standards such as Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6). These console servers fit in 1U of rack space with single and dual AC power options. With and without modem, the console servers help maximize IT asset productivity, provide scalability and reduce operational costs.
Avocent ACS 6000 Features:
Operating System- Embedded Linux
Accessibility: In-band (Ethernet) and out-of-band (dial-up modem) support Built-in modem connectivity PC card slots support allows for alternative access interfaces, such as modem(v.92), Ethernet, fast Ethernet (fiber optic) and wireless Ethernet (GSM, GPRS, UMTS and CDMA)
Availability: Automatic Ethernet failover using second Gigabit Ethernet port as the secondary port Dual power supply Internal modem support USB port option allows for storage or to connect USB-based PC cards
Security: Preset security profiles ? secure, moderate and open Custom security profiles X.509 SSH certificate support SSHv1 and SSHv2 Local, RADIUS, TACACS+, LDAP/AD, NIS and Kerberos authentication Two-factor authentication (RSA SecurID) One-Time Password (OTP) authentication Local backup user authentication support PAP/CHAP and Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP) authentication Group authorization TACACS+, RADIUS, and LDAP Port Access Power Access Appliance Priviledge IP packet and security filtering User access lists per port System event syslog IPSec with NAT traversal support IP forwarding support Secure factory defaults Strong password enforcement
Console Management: Sun break-safe (Solaris Ready Certified) Break-over SSH support Offline data buffering ? local or remote (NFS/Syslog) Level-based syslog filters Timestamp and rotations for data buffering Multiple simultaneous sessions Simultaneous access on the same port (port sniffing) with ability to toggle Configurable event notification (email, pager, SNMP trap) Customizable, global time zone support Multiple and customizable user levels of access
Port Access: Directly by server name or device name CLI Command Simultaneous Telnet and SSH access HTTP/HTTPS
System Management: Configuration wizard in Web for first-time users Auto discovery for automatic deployment Command Line Interface (CLI) Web management interface (HTTP/HTTPS) SNMP Internal temperature sensor
Cabling - CAT 5 compatible adapters for simpler cabling
Upgrades: Upgrades available on FTP site, no charge TFTP support for network boot
Additional Protocols Supported: DHCP for dynamic IP address assignment IPv6 support for greater deployment flexibility PPP for dial-up NTP for time server synchronization RFC2217 support for remote serial port access