The 8-port Avocent CPS810
Vertiv CPS810 Appliance power distribution unit (PDU)
Console port server features such as offline history buffering and hardware break suppression distinguish the Avocent CPS appliance from simplistic terminal servers, which are often misused for this purpose.
Features and Benefits
CPS units, and attached devices, can be centrally managed using Avocent DS management software. They can also be accessed in a stand-alone manner using third-party software or Avocent vConsole® management software. These methods are designed to meet the needs of data centers of all sizes.
The CPS serial over IP appliance is also available in a16-port model.
Large Data Center Application
In large data centers, the CPS serial over IP appliance may be configured to work in unison with the DS1800, DSR™, SPC and other Avocent switches and appliances. When attached to the KVM, serial and power ports of devices within a data center, the Avocent switches and appliances enable administrators to manage those devices through local access at the rack or remote access via KVM over IP connections.
Small to Mid-sized Data Center Application
For small to mid-sized data centers, the CPS unit may be configured for stand-alone operation. In this mode, the CPS serial over IP solution can be used in conjunction with third-party Telnet and/or SSH client software for secure console port management. User accounts and permissions may be stored within the CPS unit or on an external RADIUS server.
Solaris Ready: Hardware break suppression ensures uninterrupted operation of your Solaris server even if power is lost to the CPS appliance.
Break Generation: Hardware break may be intentionally generated via Telnet or SSH clients
Port History: Port history functionality includes offline buffering, string search and various modes to save or clear onboard history buffers.
Direct Port Addressing: Sessions may be established directly to any CPS appliance port by using SSH to bypass the CPS appliance command line interface.
Direct terminal attachment
Dial access using serial applications such as HyperTerminal
Dial access using IP-based applications such as Telnet
Modem sharing capability via IP forwarding
Alarms and Alerts
10 programmable ‘Cry-for-help’ strings per port
SSH v2 : with username/password and key-based authentication methods
SNMP: MIB2 and traps
8 or 16 RJ45 serial ports
Hardware and software flow control
Hardware break suppression
Unsurpassed surge protection: 15K volts, all pins
DB-9 and DB-25 serial adapters
1U form factor
Two units fit side-by-side within 1U of rack space
Vertiv CPS810 Appliance. Certification: IEC No. 60950 2nd Ed. A1, A2, A3, A4, CSA C22.2 No. 950, UL 1950 3rd ed., IEC CB Scheme, FCC Part 15