Avocent ACS 6000 Advanced Console Server
A Next-Generation Console Management Solution
Applications
• Secure console and power
management
• Server and network management
• Secure access to test and
development lab environments
• Telco central office and remote
facilities
Benefits
• Secure in-band and out-of-band
network remote management
• Easy configuration and
installation – Auto Discovery tool
• Eliminates adaptors for Cyclades®
and Cisco® pin-out conversions
• Compliance with data center
access and security policies –
customizable, multiple access
levels
• Integrated power management –
support for Avocent Power
Management Distribution Units
(PM PDUs) and third-party power
support
• Compatible with next-generation
network standards – IPv6
• Centralized management using
DSView 3 management software
Infrastructure Management &
Monitoring for
Business-Critical ContinuityTM
The ACS 6000 advanced console server series integrates cutting-edge technologies,
adaptive services and secure enterprise communications in order to 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 server provides optimal performance, security and reliability. Using
DSView® 3 management software and integrated power, the ACS 6000 server
provides a complete out-of-band management solution.
High-Performance Design and Advanced Features
The ACS 6000 advanced console server series offers upgraded and advanced
features that deliver scalable and high performance solutions for IT administrators.
The console servers feature a high-speed processor platform with dual gigabitEthernet ports for redundancy, optional built-in modem and two 16- and 32-bit PC
card options. In addition, they feature an internal temperature sensor for devicelevel monitoring and configurable pin-outs for serial ports. The ACS 6000 console
server also offers robust 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, saving time at initial configuration and installation. To comply with
existing data center network access policy, the ACS 6000 console server provides
customizable, multiple access levels for secure management.
The console servers provide a complete solution for secure, remote control with
advanced console server features such as enhanced security, data logging and event
monitoring. In addition, the ACS 6000 console server supports next-generation
network standards such as Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6). Available in 4-, 8-, 16-,
32- and 48-port models that fit in 1U of rack space with single and dual, AC and DC
power options. With or without modem, the ACS 6000 console server helps maximize
IT asset productivity, while providing scalability and reducing operational costs.
• Strong dial-up and secure dialback using optional built-in
modem and 16- and 32-bit PC
card options
• Access to remote and unreachable
locations using Ethernet/Modem
PC cards
• Automatic event tracking and
notification of fault conditions
• Regulatory compliance and easy
trouble shooting – online and
off-line data logging with time
stamps
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Advanced
Console
Server
Avocent ACS 6000 Advanced Console Server
A Next-Generation Console Management Solution
Features
HARDWARE SPECIFICATIONS
CPU
Memory
Interfaces
PC Card Slots
Supporting
Power
Power Usage
Operating Temp.
Storage Temp.
Humidity
Dimensions (W x D x H)
Weight
Certifications
PPC440EPx @ 533 MHz (PowerPC with Security Acceleration Engine)
128 MB NAND flash (embedded ICs on motherboard)
256 MB DDR-2 memory (embedded ICs on motherboard)
2 Gigabit (10/100/1000BT) Ethernet interfaces on RJ45
1 RS-232 serial console port on RJ45
1 AUX RS232 port on RJ45 OR internal modem V.92 port on
RJ45 (RJ11 compatible)
RS232 ports on RJ45
1 USB 2.0 Host on Type A connector
2 PC Card / CardBus with ejector (dual Type II or single Type III)
Ethernet, fast Ethernet (fiber optic), Fiber and Memory Cards, V.92 and
modems, compact flash, IDE drive
Internal 100–240 VAC, 50/60 Hz Optional –48 VDC power supply
Optional dual entry, redundant AC and DC power supplies
Nominal voltage 120VAC:
Typical 0.17A, 20W
Maximum 0.25A, 30W
Nominal voltage 230VAC:
Typical 0.1A, 23W
Maximum 0.15A, 35W
Nominal voltage -48VDC (20% tolerance)
Typical 0.5A
32° to 122°F (0° to 50°C)
–4° to 158°F (–20° to 70°C)
20% to 80% noncondensing
17.250 x 9.5 D x 1.75 in. (43.82 x 24.13 x 4.45 cm)
6.6 lbs
Emissions and Immunity:
Safety:
• FCC Class B
• UL (USA)
• CE Class A (EU)
• cUL (Canada)
• ICES-003 (Canada)
• EN-60950 (EU)
• VCCI (Japan)
• CB
• C-Tick and A-Tick (Australia)
• NEBS by Design**
In addition, the following certifications for specific models: • GOSTR (Russia)*
• MIC (Korea)*
* Only specific models are certified to the above certifications
** NEBS level 3 compliant design
ORDERING DETAILS
Single Power Supply Models
AC Models
DC Models
Ports
ACS6004SAC
ACS6004MSAC
ACS6008SAC
ACS6008MSAC
ACS6016SAC
ACS6016MSAC
ACS6032SAC
ACS6032MSAC
ACS6048SAC
ACS6048MSAC
ACS6004SDC
ACS6004MSDC
ACS6008SDC
ACS6008MSDC
ACS6016SDC
ACS6016MSDC
ACS6032SDC
ACS6032MSDC
ACS6048SDC
ACS6048MSDC
4
4
8
8
16
16
32
32
48
48
Options
Modem
Modem
Modem
Modem
Modem
Dual Power Supply Models
AC Models
DC Models
Ports
ACS6004DAC
ACS6004MDAC
ACS6008DAC
ACS6008MDAC
ACS6016DAC
ACS6016MDAC
ACS6032DAC
ACS6032MDAC
ACS6048DAC
ACS6048MDAC
ACS6004DDC
ACS6004MDDC
ACS6008DDC
ACS6008MDDC
ACS6016DDC
ACS6016MDDC
ACS6032DDC
ACS6032MDDC
ACS6048DDC
ACS6048MDDC
4
4
8
8
16
16
32
32
48
48
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Infrastructure Management &
Monitoring for
Business-Critical ContinuityTM
Options
Modem
Modem
Modem
Modem
Operating System
• Embedded Linux
Accessibility
• In-band (Ethernet) and out-of-band (dial-up modem) support
• Built-in modem connectivity
• Allows for alternative access interfaces, such as modem (v.92),
Ethernet, fast Ethernet (fiber optic) through 16- and 32-bit PC cards
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
(for dial-up lines)
• Group authorization:
– TACACS+, RADIUS and LDAP
– Port access
– Power access
– Appliance privilege
• 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
• Off-line data buffering – local and remote (NFS/Syslog/DSView 3
software)
• Level-based syslog filters
• Time stamp and rotations for data buffering
• Unlimited number of simultaneous sessions
• Simultaneous access on the same port (port sniffing) with ability to
toggle
• Configurable event notification (e-mail, 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†
• Configurable Cyclades and Cisco pin-outs for serial ports
Upgrades
• Upgrades available on FTP site, no charge
• TFTP support for network boot
Modem
AC Power
Embedded Power
Precision Cooling
Connectivity
Infrastructure Management & Monitoring
Racks & Integrated Cabinets
DC Power
Outside Plant
Services
Embedded Computing
Power Switching & Controls
Surge Protection
Emerson, Business-Critical Continuity and
Emerson Network Power are trademarks of
Emerson Electric Co. or one of its affiliated
companies. ©2010 Emerson Electric Co.
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