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Avocent / Vertiv Console Server (ACS) Configuration Management

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Hello All,

 

Does anyone have instructions how to set up an Avocent / Vertiv Console Server (ACS) in NetMRI for configuration managment via SSH?

 

Thanks,

Re: Avocent / Vertiv Console Server (ACS) Configuration Management

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Going by the device support list for the current release following avocentsare supported:

https://docs.infoblox.com/display/N732N84DSL/Device+Support+List

 

ASC6048, versions 2.4.0.11, 3.1.0.8, 3.3.0.10, 3.5.0.10, 3.6.0.8

 

Are you on NetMRI 7.3.2 and seeing different behavior?

Re: Avocent / Vertiv Console Server (ACS) Configuration Management

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Our ACS6000s are currently sitting at version 3.7.0.6 and we are using NetMRI 7.3.2. 

 

ACS 3.7.0.6 to 3.6.0.8 did not have much config changes, so I would think it should still work. 

 

I am trying to find documentation or guidance to at least get the CLI credentials past testing. I am attemptiong to use SSH. The test fails eventhough I can confirm credentials match in the ACS appliance and its managment server (DSView). 

 

I have the user at its higest pre-emptive access rights, so I wonder if there is something specific I am missing withing the ACS config to enable NetMRI to autheticathe and get the config. 

 

The device support list says ACS has been validated by support, so I would think there are procedures to at least set up CLI to the ACS. I cannot find any tho.

 

Any help is much appreciated.

 

Thanks,

Re: Avocent / Vertiv Console Server (ACS) Configuration Management

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I would open up a ticket with support, if it is not much of a change they can modify the device support bundle for your version. They would also be able to see where exactly it is going wrong.

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