Creating Outbound SSH Connections<
Creating Outbound SSH Connections
When normal in band communication is not available, our DSM Serial GigE Console Servers provide a convenient means to create secure, encrypted, outbound SSH connections to network devices via dial up. This means that even when you can't establish a normal network connection, you can still dial into the DSM via modem and create outbound SSH connections to allow communication with devices on your secure local area network or intranet.
If you need to communicate with a remote facility that doesn't have network access, such as an oil rig or remote equipment closet, the DSM allows you to establish a secure, encrypted connection via modem and then communicate with other devices at that location.
Outbound SSH capabilities also allow employees to log into the DSM from a remote location via modem, and then access files on their work computers, even when a network connection is unavailable or impractical.
Secure passwords and a dialback feature protect outbound SSH capability from unauthorized access via modem. In cases where outbound SSH capabilities are not needed or are undesirable, the feature can also be easily disabled via the DSM's Network Configuration menu.
Using Outbound SSH for Out of Band Communication
If you need secure, reliable access to RS232 ports on remote servers, routers, firewalls and other network elements, our DSM serial console servers provide an ideal solution. DSM Serial Console Servers are available in either 100-240 VAC or -48 VDC powered versions with 40-port, 24-port or 8-port configurations:
"Best part is it just works out of the box. The serial ports work great with the Cisco gear with no config changes from the factory default."Jack Kinney — Lincare Network Operations