Avocent ACS 6032 32 Port Console Server w/ Dual AC Power Supply & Built-in Modem



Replaced by: Avocent ACS8032MDAC-400
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The Avocent ACS6032MDAC-G2 is a 32 Port ACS 6032 console server with dual AC power supply & built-in modem.  The ACS 6000 series of advanced console servers integrates cutting edge technologies, adaptive services and secure enterprise communications. They 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 servers provide optimal performance, security and reliability. Using DSView 3 management software and integrated power, they provide a complete out-of-band management solution.

The ACS 6000 series of advanced console servers features a high-speed processor platform with dual Gigabit-Ethernet ports for redundancy, optional built-in modem and two 16- and 32-bit PC card options. Other benefits include an internal temperature sensor for device level monitoring, and configurable pin-outs for serial ports.  The ACS 6000 series also offers 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. This saves time at initial configuration and installation. To comply with existing data center network access policy, the ACS 6000 console servers provide customizable multiple access levels for secure management.

The ACS 6000 series provides a complete solution for secure remote control with features such as enhanced security, data logging and event monitoring. In addition, the console servers support next generation network standards such as Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6). These console servers fit in 1U of rack space with single and dual AC power options. With and without modem, the console servers help maximize IT asset productivity, provide scalability and reduce operational costs.

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Avocent ACS6032 Back View
Avocent ACS6032 Back View

Avocent ACS 6000 Features:

  • Operating System- Embedded Linux
  • Accessibility
    • In-band (Ethernet) and out-of-band (dial-up modem) support
    • Built-in modem connectivity
    • PC card slots support allows for alternative access interfaces, such as modem(v.92), Ethernet, fast Ethernet (fiber optic) and wireless Ethernet (GSM, GPRS, UMTS and CDMA)
  • 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
    • Group authorization
      • TACACS+, RADIUS, and LDAP
      • Port Access
      • Power Access
      • Appliance Priviledge
    • 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
    • Offline data buffering - local or remote (NFS/Syslog)
    • Level-based syslog filters
    • Timestamp and rotations for data buffering
    • Multiple simultaneous sessions
    • Simultaneous access on the same port (port sniffing) with ability to toggle
    • Configurable event notification (email, 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
  • 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
  • Upgrades
    • Upgrades available on FTP site, no charge
    • TFTP support for network boot
  • Additional Protocols Supported
    • DHCP for dynamic IP address assignment
    • IPv6 support for greater deployment flexibility
    • PPP for dial-up
    • NTP for time server synchronization
    • RFC2217 support for remote serial port access

Avocent Cyclades ACS 6000 Series Application Diagram
Avocent Cyclades ACS 6000 Series Application Diagram

Avocent ACS 6000 Specifications:

Height 1.75 in. (4.45 cm)
Width 17.250 in. (43.82 cm.)
Depth 9.5 (24.1 cm)
Weight 6.6 lb (3.0 kg.)
Memory 128 MB NAND flash (embedded ICs on Motherboard)
256 MB DDR-2 (embedded ICs on Motherboard)
Interfaces 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 console 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)
Operating Temperature 32°F to 122°F (0°C to 50°C)
Storage Temperature -4°F to 158°F (-20°C to 70°C)
Humidity 20% to 80% noncondensing
Power Internal 100-240 VAC, 50/60 Hz
Optional -48 VDC power supply
Optional dual entry, redundant AC and DC power supplies
Power Usage 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
PC Card Slots Supporting Internal 100-240 VAC, 50/60 Hz
Ethernet, fast Ethernet (fiber optic), wireless LAN (GSM, GPRS, CDMA, UMTS, Fiber and Memory Cards), V.92 modems, compact flash, IDE drive
Certifications Emissions and Immunity:* FCC Class A, * CE Class A (EU), * ICES-003 (Canada), * VCCI (Japan), * C-Tick (Australia), * A-Tick

Safety: * UL (USA), * cUL (Canada), * EN-60950 (EU), * CB NEBS by Design**

* Only specific models are certified to the above certifications.
** NEBS level 3 compliant design

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UPC 636430072944
EAN 0636430072944
Question: How many RS232 ports does the ACS6032MDAC-G2 have?
Answer: Thank you for your inquiry,

The Avocent ACS6032MDAC supports up to 32 input serial RS232 ports. The unit also has 1 RS232 port for interfacing. All serial ports go over RJ45.

Question: I need to connect a Cisco ASA Firewall a ACS6032 Cyclade device. Which type of Ethernet Cable should I use? Should it be Straight through, Rolled-over or Cross Ethernet cable?
Answer: Thank you for your inquiry,

You would use a cross-over adapter along with standard shielded CAT5 or greater cable- You can find the available cross-over adapters in the accessories section of this page. See below for a couple of paragraphs from the manual regarding connecting Cisco devices to the ACS6032MDAC:

2.3.1 Connecting device consoles or modems to serial ports

2.3.1 Connecting device consoles or modems to serial ports - part 2

Question: What is the HTS and ECCN code of this product?
Answer: Thank you for your inquiry

Here is the export information for Avocent ACS 6000 series units, including this ACS6032MDAC-G2:
HTS: 8471.80.1000
ECCN: 5A002

Newer ACS 8000 series units, such as the Avocent ACS8032MDAC-400 have slightly different export information:
ECCN: 5A992
HTS: 8471.80.10

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