The Local Manager User Guide describes the configuration, management, and advanced features of the Lantronix Local Manager. The information presented applies to all models of the Local Manager except where otherwise noted.
The following conventions are used in this guide.
Sample text from the Lantronix command line interface is presented as preformatted text. For example:
[admin@LantronixLM]# show who
admin ssh Mar 22 13:38 (203.0.113.6)
Keyboard characters are enclosed in square brackets. For example, press [Enter].
Navigation paths to command equivalents on a Control Center are shown in italics. For example:
Following all cautions and warnings will ensure your own safety and protect the Local Manager from potential damage or loss of data.Read all installation instructions before connecting the Local Manager to a power source.
Read and understand the following instructions before using the Local Manager:
|Local Managers send bulk data, such as: session logs, change logs, and all other non-urgent statistical data to the Control Center every 60 minutes (default) using an encrypted HTTPS proprietary data communication protocol on port 8443.
|Local Managers communicate with the Control Center every 30 seconds (default) using a secure HTTPS proprietary communication protocol on TCP port 8443. Device state, alarms, events and configuration parameters are sent during a heartbeat.
|Local Manager (LM)
|A Lantronix local management appliance that is directly connected to managed network devices and servers.
|Used by the Local Manager to determine network connectivity by sending data to an echo server on TCP port 7 (echo) every 30 seconds. Up to three may be defined to determine failure. Learn More: Using the Pulse Feature
|The Lantronix LM80 Local Manager is a compact, fixed 8-port model that can be used to manage 8 devices.
|The Lantronix LM83X Local Manager is a modular chassis model with higher port density that can scale to manage 56 directly connected devices.
|The Lantronix 500 Local Manager appliance is a compact, fixed 6-port model that can be used to manage 6 devices.
|The Lantronix 5000 Local Manager appliance is a modular chassis model with higher port density that can scale to manage 38 directly connected devices.
|Lantronix Control Center (UCC)
|Centralized element manager for all Local Managers and their managed devices deployed throughout the network. The web-based graphical user interface (GUI) enables IT administrators to easily view, manage, configure and control all network devices and servers connected to Local Managers and supplies access to real time data from these devices. The Control Center is also the integration point for all remotely collected data and diagnostics for upstream delivery to NMS tools such as Solarwinds, HP OpenView, CA Spectrum, and Tivoli Netcool.