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8-Port Serial Console Server

Discontinued Suggested Replacement Model
  • Secure in-band and out-of-band network access to serial consoles
  • Convenient and simple access via browser or Telnet/SSH client
  • Convenient port access via the applet serial viewer from SN Web GUI
  • Integrated with CC2000 for data center centralized management
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The ALTUSEN SN series of serial console servers integrate cutting Features edge technologies with secure enterprise communications. Available in 8-port models, the serial console server offers both in-band and out-of-band remote serial console access to servers and network devices, via a direct Telnet/SSH client or an applet viewer. SN works in tandem with the ALTUSEN Power Over the NET™remote power management system. Both can be managed with CC2000 management software to provide centralized data center management and integrated power management. With their comprehensive features, SN series of serial console servers help maximize IT productivity, provide scalability and reduce operational costs.

The serial console server is used to connect serial devices to the Ethernet network to meet the needs of demanding applications in industrial control, data acquisition, environment monitoring, and remote facility and equipment management. It offers versatile operation modes including Real COM Port, TCP Server/Client, UDP Server/Client, Serial Tunnel and Virtual Modem.It helps transform the capabilities of legacy serial devices to take advantage of the TCP/IP network to allow remote access, configuration, and management of the serial devices from anywhere in the world over the Internet.

SN series is a complete secure remote access and control solution. Access rights and privilege control can be applied to individual ports. Consolidated authentication simplifies password management. Data encryption is provided. Logging and alerting helps speed resolution of issues and mitigates risk. Enhanced security functions ensure the compliance of internal security mandates. The ease of use, accessibility and manageability of the SN series serial console servers enables a quick response to changing demands and helps meet ultimate business goals.

System Compatibility Table
Adapter Diagrams

Package Contents

  • 1x 8-Port Serial Console Server
  • 1x Power Cord
  • 1x Rack Mount Kit (Brackets and Phillips head hex M3 x8 screws)
  • 1x Foot Pad Set (4 pcs.)
  • 1x Software CD
  • 1x User Instructions
  • System Accessibility and Availability
  • Secure in-band and out-of-band network access to serial consoles
  • In-band access of Ethernet
  • Browser access with an intuitive GUI
  • Terminal-based access with a menu-driven UI
  • Out-of-band access of dial-up modem
  • Serial Console Management
  • Convenient and simple access via browser or Telnet/SSH client
  • Port access via Telnet/SSH client and third-party client such as PuTTY
  • Direct port access from Telnet client – bypassing login to SN
  • Convenient port access via the applet serial viewer from SN Web GUI
  • Selectable Telnet or SSH for the serial viewer
  • Sun Solaris ready – Sun “break-safe”
  • Alert String
  • Multiple users simultaneously access to the same port – up to 16 connections per port.
  • SN0108 allows only one user to have full access to one port, and the other concurrent users may view only to the same port.
  • Integrated with Power Over the NET product for port and power outlet association
  • Security
  • SSH and SSL support
  • Private certificate support – SN0108support private certificate importing Configurable user permissions for port access and control
  • Local and remote authentication and logging
  • Third-party authentication – SN0108 support RADIUS and indirectly support AD through CC2000
  • System Management
  • System confi guration via Web browser of HTTP/HTTPS, Telnet/SSH client and local console
  • System log and event logging
  • Comprehensive logging and event notifi cation
  • SNMP agent
  • Event notification – SN0108 support notification of SMTP email and SNMP Trap
  • Firmware upgradeable
  • Multi-browser support – Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera, Mozilla, and Netscape
  • Customizable global time zone
  • NTP for time server synchronization
  • DHCP for dynamic IP address assignment
  • Integrated with CC2000 for data center centralized management
  • Serial Device Management
  • Versatile serial operating modes – SN0108 support Real COM and TCP Server
  • Multiple simultaneous connections to the same port – up to 16 connections per port
  • Real COM driver for Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7 and Windows Server 2003/2008
  • Real TTY driver for Linux
  • Fixed TTY driver for UNIX

    Information about Interface Adapters of SN0108 (Not included)
Serial8 x RJ-45 Female
LAN Ports1 x RJ-45 Female
Power1 x IEC 60320/C14
Local ConsoleN/A
Laptop USB Console (LUC) PortN/A
Power1 x Rocker Switch
Reset1 x Semi-recessed Pushbutton
Serial8 (Green)
Link1 (Green)
10/100 Mbps1 (Orange/Green)
10/100/1000 MbpsN/A
Power1 (Blue)
Maximum Input Power Rating100–240VAC; 50/60Hz;1.8A
Power Consumption120V; 8W/ 230V; 8W

● The measurement in Watts indicates the typical power consumption of the device with no external loading.
● The measurement in BTU/h indicates the power consumption of the device when it is fully loaded.
Operating Temperature0 - 40˚C
Storage Temperature-20 - 60˚C
Humidity0 - 80% RH, Non-condensing
Physical Properties
Weight3.30 kg ( 7.27 lb )
Dimensions (L x W x H)43.72 x 20.98 x 4.40 cm
(17.21 x 8.26 x 1.73 in.)
NoteFor some of rack mount products, please note that the standard physical dimensions of WxDxH are expressed using a LxWxH format.

DescriptionVer.Release DateFile Name
Firmware Upgradev3.1.3062015-01-20 sn0108_0116_v3.1.306.zip
Firmware Upgradev3.1.3042014-11-07 sn0108_0116_v3.1.304.zip
Firmware Upgradev3.1.3032014-09-11 sn0108_0116_v3.1.303.zip
Firmware Upgradev3.1.3022014-08-06 sn0108_0116_v3.1.302.zip
Firmware Upgradev3.0.2942013-07-01 sn0108_0116_v3.0.294.fw
Firmware Upgradev3.0.2932012-10-29 sn0108_0116_v3.0.293.fw
Firmware Upgrdaev2.1.2012010-11-01 sn0108_0116_v2.1.201.fw
Firmware Upgradev2.0.1952009-10-02 SN0108_0116_v2.0.195.fw
Firmware Upgradev2.0.1922009-06-29 sn0108_0116_v2.0.192.fw
Firmware Upgradev1.5.1412008-12-05 sn0108_0116_v1.5.141.fw
Firmware Upgradev1.3.1272007-10-15 sn0108_0116_v1.3.127.fw
Firmware Upgradev1.3.1262007-06-21 sn0108_0116_v1.3.126.fw
Firmware Upgradev1.3.1232007-04-13 sn0108_0116_v1.3.123.fw
Firmware Upgradev1.2.1152006-07-18 sn0108_0116_v1.2.115.fw
Firmware Upgradev1.1.1032005-04-21 sn0108_0116_v1.1.103.fw
ОSDescriptionVer.Release DateFile Name
IP Installer & Utility
IP Installerv1.4.1322014-09-23 IPInstaller_v1.4.132.zip
Readmev1.4.1322013-06-28 IPInstaller_v1.4.132.pdf
IP Installerv1.2.1112011-07-01 IPInstaller_v1.2.111.zip
IP Installer Release Notev1.2.1112011-07-01 IPInstaller_v1.2.111.pdf
Readmev1.1.1012006-07-18 sn0108_0116_IPInstaller_v1.1.101.pdf
IP Installerv1.1.1012006-07-18 sn0108_0116_IPInstaller_v1.1.101.exe
Linux Software & Driver
LinuxReal TTYv1.0.0942014-07-15 sn0108_0116_vp_install_linux_v1.0.094.zip
LinuxReal TTYv1.0.0892013-07-01 sn0108_0116_vp_install_linux_v1.0.089.zip
LinuxReal TTYv1.0.0882012-10-29 sn0108_0116_vp_install_linux_v1.0.088.tgz
LinuxReal TTYv1.0.0862010-11-01 sn0108_0116_vp_install_linux_v1.0.086.tgz
LinuxReal TTYv1.0.0842008-12-05 sn0108_0116_vp_install_linux_v1.0.084.tgz
LinuxReal TTYv1.0.0812007-10-15 sn0108_0116_vp_install_linux_v1.0.081.tgz
Linux Readmev1.0.0812007-10-15 sn0108_0116_linux_readme.txt
Unix Software & Driver
UnixFixed TTYv1.0.0922014-07-15 sn0108_0116_fixed_tty_unix_v1.0.092.zip
UnixFixed TTYv1.0.0912013-07-01 sn0108_0116_fixed_tty_unix_v1.0.091.zip
UnixFixed TTYv1.0.0912012-10-29 sn0108_0116_fixed_tty_unix_v1.0.091.tar
Windows Legacy Software & Driver
Windows 7, Windows 2008Virtual COM Portv2.2.2112014-07-15 sn0108_0116_real_com_port_win7_2008_v2.2.211.zip
Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XPVirtual COM Portv2.2.2112014-07-15 sn0108_0116_real_com_port_win2k_xp_2003_v2.2.211.zip
Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XPVirtual COM Portv2.0.1962013-07-01 sn0108_0116_real_com_port_win2k_03_xp_v2.0.196.zip
Windows 2008, Windows 7Virtual COM Portv2.0.1962013-07-01 sn0108_0116_real_com_port_win7_2008_v2.0.196.zip
Windows 2008, Windows 7, Windows 2003, Windows 2000, Windows XPVirtual COM Portv2.0.1952012-10-29 sn0108_0116_real_com_port_win_v2.0.195.zip
Windows 2000Virtual COM Portv1.1.1052009-11-03 sn0108_0116_real_com_port_v1.1.105.zip
Windows 2000Virtual COM Portv1.1.1032008-12-05 sn0108_0116_real_com_port_v1.1.103.zip
Windows 98Virtual COM Portv1.0.0832008-12-05 sn0108_0116_real_com_port_v1.0.083.zip
Windows 2000Virtual COM Portv1.0.0942007-10-15 sn0108_0116_real_com_port_v1.0.094.exe
Windows 2000, Windows 98Virtual COM Portv1.0.0812007-10-15 sn0108_0116_real_com_port_v1.0.081.exe
Windows 2000Virtual COM Portv1.0.0932007-06-21 sn0108_0116_real_com_port_v1.0.093.exe
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