Rackmount Console Switch, 1x8 [J1474A]
J1474A - HP Rackmount Console Switch, 1x8
Control multiple NetServers with a single monitor, keyboard, and mouse
The HP Rackmount Console Switch allows users to name, select, control, and operate all attached servers through an easyto- use pop-up menu system.
Multiuser, remoteaccess capability
The J1474A Rackmount Console Switches can be upgraded to support two simultaneous users in the system by purchasing the J1475A Console Switch Expansion kit (only available in North America and Latin America). Within the base unit, the switch performs as a matrix, with both users independently accessing any of the attached servers at the same time. Your second user can be as far as 500 feet away from the switch. This extension capability lets you place your second keyboard, monitor and mouse wherever you need them most.
FLASH upgrade capability
The Rackmount Console Switch is FLASH upgradable. This means that you can update your . rmware at any time through a simple serial connection.
Extensive mouse support
The Rackmount Console Switch offers support for numerous mice including: Microsoft IntelliMouse, IBM ScrollPoint, Logitech MouseMan +, Logitech Marble Plus, Logitech Marble FX and the Kensington Expert Mouse.
Plug and play
The Rackmount Console Switch supports Plug and Play video and is compliant with the VESA DDC2B standard.
Share Mode enables two users to view information on a single server at the same time and allows either user to have keyboard and mouse access to that server.
Expansion for up to 64 servers
A J1474A Rackmount Console Switch will support eight. If more ports are needed, multiple units can be cascaded together for expansion. Up to two tiers of units can be connected for a total of 64 (J1474A) attached servers in one system.
“Keep Alive” feature
The Rackmount Console Switch’s “Keep Alive” feature allows attached servers to power the unit in the event of a switch power failure. This prevents attached servers from locking up and keeps you from losing valuable time and data.
Advanced security for total control over system access
Use the advanced multi-level security feature to con. gure and control server access for every type of user in the system. The administrator has full access privileges, while individual users can have viewing or viewing/editing capability for each attached server.
On-screen display capability
Con. gure and control your switch with on-screen menuing! Name your servers anything you wish, then select the desired server from an easy-to-use menu. Servers can be listed by name or by port. Secondary menus let you con. gure and initiate scanning and other features.
The AutoBoot feature boots all attached servers during initial power-up or after a power failure. Servers are booted transparently without operator intervention, and may be powered-up one-at-a-time or all at once. When the power stabilizes, a port may be selected.
Built-in scanning capabilities
A built-in scanning feature allows you to automatically monitor, or scan, your servers without intervention. When keyboard activity is detected, scanning is suspended until all activity stops. Scanning then resumes with the next port in sequence. Scan ports by name, by address or configure your own customized scanning order.
Configurable ID Window
The Rackmount Console Switch’s ID Window feature displays the name of your selected port for easy reference. Size, color, position and length of time the window remains on-screen are all user con. gurable.
Easy maintenance and troubleshooting
On-screen menus guide you through quick troubleshooting procedures. Menu selections allow you to reset your keyboard and mouse or display your switch’s current firmware revision for easy system maintenance.
Save System Settings
System settings such as mouse sampling rate and keyboard status indicators are saved automatically by the Rackmount Console Switch, eliminating unneeded menu options or keyboard sequences.
Since the Rackmount Console Switch is “Hot Pluggable” you can add and remove peripherals without powering down the computers or the switch.
Can be mounted in non-HP racks
For easy integration into your current configuration, you can mount the Rackmount Console Switch in any standard rack - even if it is not a Hewlett- Packard rack.
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