Lantronix terminal servers are quintessential thin servers: specialized devices that are independent from proprietary protocols or operating systems
Lantronix terminal servers are quintessential thin servers: specialized devices that are independent from proprietary protocols or operating systems. Flash ROM based terminal servers run independently on powerup and support connections using any of five protocols (TCP/IP, IPX, AppleTalk, NetBIOS/NetBEUI, LAT). They support connections between themselves as IP or DEC LAT nodes (useful for providing translation between the two protocols) and serial printers using any of the five protocols. These terminal servers support up to 8 host logins per port to TCP/IP or LAT hosts, handle full modem controls on 8-pin RJ45 serial connectors and provide various connecting and disconnecting options based upon characters or modem control signals. One product, the ETS4P, actually has parallel ports for printer connections.
Lantronix ETS terminal servers are ideal for a variety of applications. As console servers, ETS products allow network managers to access any attached device's console port via the network for remote configuration. In Point-of-Sale applications, terminal servers can connect multiple data entry terminals, bar code readers, scanners and printers to the network for network-based programming and inventory tracking. ETS products also provide effective protocol translation between non-routeable LAT devices over TCP/IP networks, and are ideal for serial tunneling which allows data to travel over a network pipe between multiple serial devices that were not designed to be networked. ETS Terminal Servers can even replace expensive statistical multiplexers and costly leased lines by providing a way to pipe data from serial channels over the network from one location to another.
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