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Re: DATACENTER: Serial console concentrator/server

> I would like to be able to bind an IP address to each serial port, so that 
> one can "telnet <an IP address>" to reach the console. Access control via 
> Radius/Tacacs would be nice too.
> The solution I am most familiar with is based on the Cisco 2509/2511 access 
> servers? But that is alot of $$$ and density beyond 16-ports is not so 
> great. What do you think?

Dunno about having an IP address per console, but we use the Cisco 2620,
which, although expensive, does 16 or 32 async ports.  With 32 ports, I
believe the 2620 has a list price somewhere around $7k.