Console access to devices for a network engineer is almost as important as telnet/ssh access. Usually an usb to serial adapter is required since almost all laptops don’t have a serial port. I must admit that a dual or quad serial adapter is in my Amazon wishlist ;-) I looked for wireless serial adapters, both bluetooth and wifi, and I even thought to build one myself with RaspberryPi . My final choice was Airconsole , now it’s time for a review.

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Where the vNic meets the SDN

Network Engineer