16-port Serial Console Server - Dual-AC, dual gigabit LAN, Serial, and USB


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The Dominion SX II is Raritan's next-generation Serial Console Server (Terminal Server) that provides IT and network administrators secure IP access and control of serial devices, anytime, anywhere. The new SX II is the most powerful, secure, reliable, easy-to-use serial- over-IP device on the market. SX II provides convenient access to networking devices, servers, PDUs, telecommunications and other serial devices.

With the new Dominion SX II, you can productively access, monitor and control a wide range of serial devices - networking switches/routers/firewalls, servers, power equipment, telecommunications gear and virtually any device with a serial port. With Raritan's CommandCenter, organizations can manage hundreds or even thousands of serial devices, spread across multiple locations, including branch offices. The new SX II incorporates over ten years of serial experience in a powerful, next-generation platform that is easy to install, convenient to use and a snap to manage. Choose the SX II for the ultimate in performance, reliability, security, manageability and productivity.

  • Powerful 1GHz CPU engine, with an 8-fold increase in RAM
  • Flash memory, up to 8 GB, for storage and logging
  • Dual-AC power supplies and dual gigabit Ethernet LAN ports, with automatic failover
  • 16 port 1U secure appliances (optional telephone modem - 'M' models)
  • Supports 10 connections per port and up to 200 simultaneous sessions
  • Complete CLI access and control via SSH, Telnet and GUI
  • Web browser access via Raritan Serial Client (RSC) and CommandCenter
  • Convenient Direct Port Access methods via SSH, Telnet & HTTP
  • At-the-rack access via: (1) Serial console, (2) Laptop/USB or (3) KVM Console

DSX2 Rear
*DSX2-32M 32 Port Model Rear

Exciting New Features and Innovations

The SX II new features include: military grade security features (256-bit AES and FIPS 140-2 certified encryption), automatic DTE/DCE serial port detection, innovative at-the-rack access options, wireless modem support, IPv6 networking, and two script based auto-configuration methods.

Full CLI-based Configuration and Auto-Configuration
The SX II offers complete CLI access and management via SSH, Telnet and web-browser, with convenient direct port access methods. Two script-based automatic configuration methods (TFTP server and USB stick) are available for fast installation and configuration changes.

Automatic DTE/DCE Serial Port Detection
For fast installations, the SX II supports straight Cat5 connections to Cisco and other compatible RJ-45 devices, without rollover cables. The SX II can also directly replace the first generation SX with compatible serial device connections.

Innovative At-the-Rack Access
With the Dominion SX II, you get multiple types of local access at-the-rack. This includes: (1) Traditional RJ45 serial port, (2) Mini-USB port for laptop connection, and a (3) DVI & USB-based KVM console for connection to a rackmount keyboard tray, or even a KVM switch.

Dominion SX 2 Application Diagram

Easy to Manage via CLI, Web and Raritan's CommandCenter

  • Full CLI-based configuration and management
  • Two script-based automatic configuration methods via USB drive & TFTP server
  • Raritan Dominion-compatible management features for firmware updates, backups, etc.
  • Access & manage thousands of serial devices via Raritan's CommandCenter Centralized Management product

Comprehensive Serial Device Access to a Wide Range of Equipment

  • Automatic DTE/DCE Serial Port Detection
  • Direct connect to Cisco devices without rollover cables!
  • Flexible Serial Port Options - BPS, parity, flow control, stop bits
  • 1,200 to 230,400 baud serial connections
  • Remote power control of Raritan PDU's (with power control menu)
  • Port Logging & Triggers for serial sessions

Military-Grade Security Features

  • Certified FIPS 140-2 encryption module
  • Strong 256 Bit AES encryption
  • Dual-stack IPv4 & IPv6 networking
  • External authentication with LDAP, Radius, TACACS & Active Directory
  • Fully configurable "iptables" firewall support
  • Multiple logging methods: SNMP, Syslog, Email, NFS, internal

Raritan DSX2-16 Specifications

From Factor1U, rack mountable
Dimensions1.73" H x 17.3" W x 13.15" D (44mm x 440mm x 334mm)
Weight9.08 lbs (4.12 kg)
Power100/240VAC auto-switching: 50-60 Hz, .35A
Max Power Consumption22W
Environmental Requirements
TemperaturesOperating: 0°C - 50°C. Non-Operating: 0°C - 55°C
HumidityOperating: 20% - 85%. Non-Operating: 10% - 90%
AltitudeOperates properly at any altitude from 0 to 2,000 meters
ApprovalsCE, FCC Part 15 Class A, US UL
Remote Connection
NetworkDual 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45)
ProtocolsTCP/IP, PPP, PAP, HTTP, HTTPS, SSL, SSH, TACACS+, LDAP(S), RADIUS, SNMP. IPv4 & IPv6. Automatic fail-over or independent LAN ports
WarrantyTwo Years with Advanced Replacement*. Can purchase additional 3 year warranty - Contact US
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UPC 785813028686
EAN 0785813028686
Question: Warranty of Raritan DSX2-16 Switch?
Answer: Thank you for your inquiry,

The Raritan DSX2-16 comes with a standard 2 Year manufacturer Warranty with 'Advanced Replacement'. See below for a brief explanation and the full warranty terms:

Standard Warranty with Advanced Replacement
  • No cost two-year warranty covering parts and labor and advanced replacement
  • Standard warranty coverage begins on the date of purchase
  • E-mail Raritan technical support department for questions on your purchased Raritan equipment
Full details for Raritan Standard 2 Year Warranty: Raritan Standard Warranty Terms (PDF)

We also offer extended warranties up to 3 years (Contact US for quote). Here is a comparison table for the available warranties:

Standard2 years100% parts and workmanship
Guardian Support Services Gold1 year100% parts and workmanship plus 24-hour product replacement and 24-hour technical support
Guardian Support Services Platinum2 years100% parts and workmanship plus 24-hour product replacement and 24-hour technical support
Guardian Support Services Diamond3 years100% parts and workmanship plus 24-hour product replacement and 24-hour technical support

For a quote or more information regarding the above extended warranties, please feel free to Contact Us directly.