[RndTbl] Serial to IP Gateway?

Colin Stanners cstanners at gmail.com
Mon Aug 15 12:39:43 CDT 2016

Wyatt: are you contractually/organizationally able to charge a "legacy
support fee" to sites that will not change to IP connectivity? Once the
beancounters see say an extra $30/mo fee they will make upgrades happen.

On Aug 15, 2016 10:24 AM, "Adam Thompson" <athompso at athompso.net> wrote:

> They've been trying to do that for years, but the remote sites aren't
> under their control and there are legacy protocols involved.
> I'd look at Digi or Moxa or Perle or Lantronix for a drop-in replacement.
> These companies typically all measure product support cycles in decades,
> not months.
> -Adam
> On August 15, 2016 11:51:27 AM CDT, Colin Stanners <cstanners at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Do the remote sites that dial in have IP connectivity? How about putting
>> serial to IP converters at that end of the connection and dropping the POTS?
>> On Aug 15, 2016 9:22 AM, "Wyatt Zacharias" <wyatt at magitech.ca> wrote:
>>> So currently at Bluecross we have a pool of modems connected to a cisco
>>> 2600. What happens is when a connection is received on the modem line, the
>>> cisco router initiates an IP connection to an internal server and forwards
>>> the data from the serial line to the server. We're looking to move that
>>> Serial to IP functionality over to a Linux server so we can retire the EOL
>>> routers. Does anyone know of a way to do this? Also if anyone has any good
>>> resources for modem connectivity with linux they can forward me I'd
>>> appreciate it.
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