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KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual iv Package Content s The KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i package consists of: 1 KH1508 A i or KH1516 A i Cat 5 High-D ensity KVM Over the NET™ Switch 1 Firmware Upgrade Cable 1 Laptop USB Cable 1P o w e r C o r d 1 Mounting Kit 1 Foot P ad Set (4 pcs .
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual v Content s FCC, CE Inform ation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ii RoHS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual vi Chapter 3. Basic Operation Port Selection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Manual . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual vii Windows Client AP Login . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 The Windows Client AP Connection Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 Connecting – Windows Client AP .
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual viii Chapter 8. User Management Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 103 Browser GUI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual ix Chapter 12. Download Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 143 Chapter 13. Port Operation Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual x Additional Mouse Synchronizati on Procedures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 171 IP Address Determination . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 173 The Local Console . .
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual xi About This Manual This User Manual is provided to help you get the most from you r KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i system. An overview of the informat ion found in the manual is provided below. Chapter 1, Introduction , introduces you to the KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i system.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual xii Chapter 13, Port Operation , provides detailed information on accessing and operating the devices connected to the KH150 8 A i / KH1516 A i’s ports. Chapter 14, The Log Server , explains how to inst all and configure the Log Server.
1 Chapter 1 Introduction Overview The KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i KVM Over the NET™ switches are control units that allow access to multiple comput ers from a single KVM (keyboard, monitor, and mouse) consol e. A single KH1508 A i / KH151 6 A i can control up to 8 / 16 computers.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 2 For local access, the KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i supports resolutions of 1600x1200@60Hz fo r an extended distance of up to 40 m, as well as 1280x1024@75Hz fo r an extended distance of 50 m. For remote access, the switches support up to 1280x1024@ 75Hz.
Chapter 1. Introduction 3 Features Hardware Dedicated USB port directly connect s to a laptop for easy console operation High port density – RJ-45 connectors for up to 16 ports in a 1U housing One bus for remote KVM over IP access Supports PS/2, USB, Sun Legacy (13W3) and serial (RS-232) connectivity Local console provides PS/2 and USB keyboard and mouse support Supports multiplatform server envi ronments: W indows, Mac, Sun, Linux and serial devices High video resolution – up to 1600 x 1200 @ 60Hz at u p to 40 meters and 1280 x 1024 @ 75Hz at up to 50 m eters, with the new A TEN KVM Cable Adapter KA7000 series.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 4 Multibrowser support (IE, Mozilla, Firefox, Safari, Opera, Netscape) Browser-based UI in pure W eb technology allows admini strators to perform administrative tasks without the need for Java to be pre-installed User can launch multiple V irtual Remote Desktops to control multiple connected servers from the same log in session Full-screen or sizable and scalable V irtual Remote Desktop Panel Array Mode Device ID and attributes are stored in the adapter cables allowing you to hot-swap port connections with out ha ving to reconfigure attributes.
Chapter 1. Introduction 5 Requirement s General W e recommend computers with at least a P 4 2 GHz processor , with 1G of memory , with their screen resolu tion set to 1024 x 768. Browsers must support 128 bit SSL en cryption. For the Log Server , you must have the Micros oft Jet OLEDB 4.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 6 KVM Adapter Cables Cat 5e/6 cable is required to connect the KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i to one of the KVM adapter ca bles. The following KVM adapter cables are required for use with the KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i: Note: 1.
Chapter 1. Introduction 7 Component s Front View KH1508 A i KH1516 A i 1 & 2 4 3 5 68 7 1 & 2 4 3 5 68 7 .
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 8 No. Component Description 1P o r t S e l e c t i o n Pushbutto ns Press a pushbut ton to give the KV M focus to the co mputer attached to i ts correspond ing port. Simultaneously pre ssing pushbut tons 1 and 2 for 3 se conds performs a Keyb oard and Mouse Reset .
Chapter 1. Introduction 9 Rear View KH1508 A i KH1516 A i 12 34 5 7 6 8 12 34 5 7 6 8 .
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 10 No. Component Description 1 Power Socket The AC power cord plugs in here. 2 Power Switch This rocker switch powers the unit on and off. 3 LAN Port The cable that connects the KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i to the Internet plugs in here.
11 Chapter 2 Hardware Setup Overview For convenience and flexibili ty that allows mixing the PS/ 2, USB, and serial device interfaces, as well as mu ltiple platforms, the KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i's design utilizes KVM A dapter Cables (CPU Modules), that serve as intermediaries between the switch and the connected devices (refer to the installation diagram on page 15).
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 12 St acking and Rack Mounting The KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i can be stacked on the de sktop or rack mounted at the front or rear of the rack. The following sections take you through the procedures for each method.
Chapter 2. Hardware Setup 13 Rack Mounting The KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i can be mounted in a 19" (1U) racks. The m ounting brackets can screw into either the front or the back of the unit so that it can attach to the front or the back of the rack.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 14 Single St ation Inst allation In a single stage installation, there are no additional KVM switches daisy chained down from the KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i. To set up a single stage installation, refer to the i nstallation diagrams st arting on page 15.
Chapter 2. Hardware Setup 15 Single S t age Inst allation Diagram 7 5 4 1 2 4 b y A TE N PS/ 2 CPU MODUL E M OD E L NO. KA9120 PS/ 2 CPU MODUL E M OD E L NO.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 16 KVM Adapter Cable Inst allation Diagrams KA7120 KA7520 KA7920 KA9120 KA9520 by A TEN LIN K KA7170 KA7570 KA7970 KA9170 KA9570 b y A TEN LIN K KA9140 SERI.
Chapter 2. Hardware Setup 17 KVM Adapter Cable Inst allation Diagrams cont. KA7166 KA7168 KA7169 .
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 18 Daisy Chaining To control even more co mputers, up to 15 additional KVM switches can be daisy chained from the original KH 1508 A i or KH1516 A i. As many as 256 computers can be controlled from a si ngle console in a complete inst allation.
Chapter 2. Hardware Setup 19 Daisy Chain Inst allation Diagram .
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21 Chapter 3 Basic Operation Port Selection KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i installatio ns provide three methods to obtain inst ant access to any computer in your installation: Manual, OSD, and Hotkey . Manual For manual po rt selection, simp ly press the Port Sw itch that corresponds to th e device you wish to access.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 22 Hot Plugging The KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i supports hot pluggin g – components can be removed and added back into the instal lation by unplugging and rep lugging their cables from their port s without the n eed to shut the unit d own.
Chapter 3. Basic Operation 23 The Adapter ID Function Adapter Cable info rmation (the Adapter ID, port name, OS, keyboard language, and access mode), is stor ed on the adapter. The switch’s Adapter ID function takes this information and stor es it along with the adapter cable’s configuration information (access rights, etc.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 24 Powering Off and Rest arting If it becomes necessary to power off the KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i, or if the switch loses power and needs to be restarted , before starting it back up you must follow these procedures: 1.
25 Chapter 4 OSD Operation OSD Overview The On Screen Display (OSD) is a menu d riven method to han dle computer control and switchi ng operations. All pr ocedures start from the OSD Main Screen. To display the Main Sc reen, tap the OSD hotkey twice.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 26 When you invoke the OSD, a screen similar to the one below appears: Note: The diagram depicts the Administrator's Main Screen. The User Main Screen does not show the F4 and F6 functions, since these are reserved for the administrator and can't be accessed by ordinary users.
Chapter 4. OSD Operation 27 OSD Navigation T o di smiss the menu, and d eactivate the OSD, click the X at the upper right corner of the OSD W indow or press Esc . T o Logo ut click F8 or the Z Z Z symbol at the top of the Main Screen, or press [F8] .
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 28 OSD Functions OSD functions are used to configure an d control the OSD. For example, you can rapidly switch to any port, scan selected ports only , limit the list you wish to view, designate a port as a Quick View Port, create or edit a port name, or make OSD setting adjustments.
Chapter 4. OSD Operation 29 F2: LIST Many of the switch’s OSD functions only operate on the computers currentl y selected for listing on the Main Screen. Accessin g this function lets you broaden or narrow the scope of ports that get listed. The submenu choices and their meanings are given in the table below: Move the highligh t bar to the choice you want, then press [Enter] .
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 30 F3: SET Accessing this function allows the admini strator and each user to set up an individual working environm ent. A separate profile fo r each operator is stored by the OSD and is activated according to the username provided during login.
Chapter 4. OSD Operation 31 SCAN/SKIP MODE Selects which computers will be accessed under Skip mode (see F5: SKP , p age 35), and Auto Scan mode (see F7: SCAN , page 37). Choices are: ALL – All the ports which have been set Accessible; QUICK VIEW – Only those ports which have been set Accessible and have been selected as Quick View Ports (see SET QUICK VIEW PORTS , page 32); POWERED O N – Only those ports which have been set Accessible and are Powered On; QUICK VIEW + POWERED ON – Only those ports which have been set Accessible and have been selected as Quick View Ports and are Powered On.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 32 SET QUICK VIEW PORTS This function lets the administrator select which ports to include as Quick View ports. T o select/deselect a port as a Qu ick View Port, use the navigation keys to move the highlight bar to it, then press the [S pacebar].
Chapter 4. OSD Operation 33 F4: ADM F4 is an administrator onl y function. Accessing this function allo ws the administrator to configure and contro l the overall operation of the OSD. To change a setting doubl e click it; or use the up and down arrow key s to move the highlight bar to it, then press [Enter] .
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 34 RESET ST A TION IDS If you change the position of one of the stations in the daisy chain, the OSD settings will no longer correspond to the new situation. This function directs the OSD to rescan t he station positions of the entire installation and updates the OSD so that the OSD station information corresponds to the new physical layout.
Chapter 4. OSD Operation 35 F5: SKP This function enables you to easily skip backw ard or forward, switching the console focus from the cu rrently active KVM Port to the previous or next available one. The selection of computers to be av ailable for Skip mode switching is made with the Scan/Skip mode setti ng under the F3 SET function (see page 31).
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 36 F6: BRC F6 is an administrato r only function. When t his function is in effect, commands sent from the console are broadcas t to all available computers on the installation. This function is particu larly useful for operat ions that need to be performed on multiple comp uters, such as performing a system wide shut down, installing or upgrading software, etc.
Chapter 4. OSD Operation 37 F7: SCAN This function automatically switches am ong the available computers at regular intervals so that you can monito r their activity witho ut having to take the trouble of switching m anually. The selection of computers to be included for Aut o Scanning is mad e with the Scan/Skip mode setting u nder the F3 SET function (see page 31).
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 38 F8: LOUT Clicking the F8 field, or pressing [F8] , logs you out of the OSD and blanks the console screen. This is different from simply deactivat ing the OSD when you are at the Main Screen by pressing [Esc].
Chapter 4. OSD Operation 39 Invoking Hotkey Mode All Hotkey operations begin by in voking Hotkey mode. 1 To invoke Hotkey mode you may use two possible k eystroke sequences shown below. On ly one of the two key-sequences below can be operational (see Setting the Hotkey key combination on page 45): Number Lock and Minus Keys 1.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 40 Selecting the Active Port Each computer port is assigned a port ID (see Port ID Numbering , page 24). You can directly access any computer with a Hotkey co mbination that specifies the port ID that the computer is connected to.
Chapter 4. OSD Operation 41 Auto Scan Mode Switching Auto Scan automati cally sw itches among all the active computer ports that are accessible to the currently logg ed on user at regular inte rvals. This allows their activity to be monito red automatically (See SCAN/SKIP MODE of the OSD F3 SET functio n, page 31).
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 42 (Continued from previous page.) When you want to keep the fo cus on a particular computer , Pausing is more convenient than exiting Auto Scan mode. When you resume scanning it starts at th e computer where you pa used.
Chapter 4. OSD Operation 43 Skip Mode Switching This feature allows you to switch betw een computers in orde r to monitor them manually. You can focus on a particular port for as long as you lik e – as opposed to auto-scanning, which au tomati cally switches the port focus after a fixed interval.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 44 Computer Keyboard / Mouse Reset If either the keyboard or mouse stop functi oning on the computer connected to the currently selected port, you can pe rform a keyboard / mouse reset on the computer by executing the follo wing steps: 1.
Chapter 4. OSD Operation 45 Setting the Hotkey key co mbination The keys used to enter the Hotkey Mode (see HOTKEY COMMAND MODE , page 31) can be swi tched between: [Num Lock] + [-] , and [Ctrl] + [F12] by the following steps: 1. Enter the Hotkey mo de with the: [Num Lock] + [-] or [Ctrl] + [F12] combination .
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 46 Setting the Port Operating System A port’s operating system configuration can b e matched to that of the computer attached to the port by performing the followin g steps: 1. Enter th e Hotkey mo de with the: [Num Lock] + [-] or [Ctrl] + [F12] combination .
Chapter 4. OSD Operation 47 Hotkey Summary T able [Num Lock] + [-] or [Ctrl] + [F12] [A] [Enter] Invokes Auto Scan mode. When Auto Scan mode is in effect, [P] or left-click paus es auto-scanning. When auto-scanning is paused, pressing any key or another left-click resumes auto- scanning.
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49 Chapter 5 Logging In Overview The KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i can be accessed via its Graphical User Interface (GUI) locally from a Laptop application (AP) program; and remot ely from an internet browser; a Windows ap plication (AP) program; and a Java application (AP) program.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 50 Laptop USB Console Login The KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i can be accessed via a laptop USB console application (AP) program at the local site. This AP is built into the KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i’s firmware and does not requir e a download.
Chapter 5. Logging In 51 Browser Login The KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i can be accessed via an Internet browser running on any platform. To access the switch, do the following: 1. Open the browser and specify the IP address of the switch you want to access in the browser's location bar .
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 52 Windows Client AP Login The Windows AP Client allows direct remote access to Windows systems users, without havi ng to go through a browser (altho ugh you initially d ownload the Windows AP Client program from the browser page – see Chapter 12, Download ).
Chapter 5. Logging In 53 The Windows Client AP Connection Screen A description of the Connecti on Screen is given in the following table: Item Description Server List Each time the WinClient.exe file is run, it searches the user's local LAN segment for KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i, and lists whichever ones it finds in this box.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 54 Connecting – Windows Client AP To connect to a KVM Over the NET™ switch do the following:: 1. From the Server List box, double-click the device that you wish to connect to. – Or – Specify its IP address an d port number in the Serv er IP and Port input boxes.
Chapter 5. Logging In 55 Java Client AP Login The Java AP Client provides direct remote access to non-Windows systems users (although you initially download the Java AP Client p rogram from the browser page – see Chapter 12, Download ). To connect to the KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i, go to the location on your hard disk th at you downloaded the Java AP Client program to, and double-click its icon ( JavaClient.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 56 The Java Client AP Connection Screen A description of the Connectio n Screen is given in the following table: Item Description Server List Each time the JavaClient.jar file is run, it searches the User's local LAN segment for KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i, and lists whichever ones it finds in this box.
Chapter 5. Logging In 57 Connecting – Java Client AP To connect to a KVM Over the NET™ switch do the following : 1. From the Server List box, double-click the device that you wish to connect to. – Or – Specify its IP address and port number in the Server IP and Port input boxes.
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59 Chapter 6 The User Interface Overview Once you have successfully logged in, the KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i user interface Main Page appears. The look of the page varies s lightly, depending on which method you used to log in. Each of the int erfaces is described in the sections that follow.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 60 Page Component s The web page screen components ar e described in the table, below: No. Item Description 1 T ab Bar The tab bar contains the KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i main operation categories. The items that appear in the tab bar are determined by the user’s type, and the authorization options that were selected when the user ’s account was created.
Chapter 6. The User Interface 61 The T ab Bar The number and ty pe of icons that appear on the Tab Bar at the top of th e page are determined by the user’s type (Admin istrator or User) and the permissions assigned when the user’s account was cr eated.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 62 Laptop USB Console Main Page After connecting a laptop to the KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i ’ s Laptop port, loggi ng in, and opening the AP , the Laptop USB Console main page appears: The look of the Laptop USB Console main page is the same as the AP GUI.
Chapter 6. The User Interface 63 The AP GUI Main Page With WinClient AP, and Java Client AP access, once users log in (see Logging In , page 49), the GUI Ma in Page comes up: The GUI Main Page is similar to that of the Web Browser. The differences between them are as follows: 1.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 64 The Control Panel WinClient Control Panel Since the WinClient Control Panel contains the most complete fu nctionality, this section describes the WinClien t Control Panel. Although the Java Control Panel does not enable all of the features that this one does, the functions that they do share are the same, and you can ref er to the information described here when using it.
Chapter 6. The User Interface 65 Right clicking in the text row area brings up a menu-style versi on of the toolbar . In addition, it allows you to select options for the Screen Mode , Zoom , Mouse Pointer type, and Mouse Sync Mode . These functions are discussed in the sections that follow.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 66 WinClient Control Panel Functions The Control Panel functio ns are described in the table below. Icon Function This is a toggle. Click to make t he Control Panel persistent – i.e., it always displays on top of other sc reen elements.
Chapter 6. The User Interface 67 Click to toggle Automatic or Manual mouse sync. When the selection is Automatic , a green √ appears on the icon. When the selection is Manual , a red X appears on the icon. See Mouse DynaSync Mode , page 86 for a complete explanation of this feature.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 68 Macros The Macros icon provides access to three functions found in the Macros dialog box: Hotk eys, User Macros, and System Macros. Each of these functio ns is described in the fol lowing sections. Hotkeys Various actions related to manipulating the remote server can be accomplished with hotkeys.
Chapter 6. The User Interface 69 An explanation of the Hotkey actio ns is giv en in the table below: Actio n Explanation Exit Remote Location Breaks the connection to the KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i a nd returns you to local client computer operation.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 70 User Macros User Macros are created to perform speci fic actions on the remote server. To create the macro, do the following: 1.
Chapter 6. The User Interface 71 3. Click Record . The dialog box disappears, and a small panel appears at the top left of the screen: 4. Press the keys for the macro. T o pause macro record ing, click Pause . T o resume, click Pause again.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 72 5. If you haven’t brought up the Show dialog, click Done when yo u have finished recording your macro. Y ou return to the Macros dialog box with your macro key presses displayed in the Macro column: 6. If you want to change any of the keystrokes, select the macro and click Edit .
Chapter 6. The User Interface 73 After creating your macros, you can ru n them in any of three ways: 1. By using the hotkey (if one was assigned). 2. By opening the Macro List on the Control Panel and clicking the one you want (see page 67) . 3.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 74 Search Search, at the bottom of the dialo g box, le ts you filter the list of macros that appear in the large upper pan el for you to play or edit. Click a radio button to choose whether you want to search by name or by key; key in a string for the search; then click Sear ch .
Chapter 6. The User Interface 75 3. Click Record . The dialog box disappears, and a small panel appears at the top left of the screen: 4. Press the keys for the macro. T o pause macro record ing, click Pause . T o resume, click Pause again.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 76 7. If you want to change any of the keystrokes, select the macro and click Edit . This brings up a dialog box similar to the one for Show . Y ou can change the content of your keystr okes, change thei r order , etc.
Chapter 6. The User Interface 77 Video Settings Clicking the Hammer icon on the Control Panel brings up the Video Settings dialog box. The opt ions in this dialog box all ow you to adjust the placement and picture quality of th e remote screen on your monitor: The meanings of the video adju stment options are given in the table below: Options Usage Screen Position Adjust the horizontal and vert ical position of the remote server window by Clicking the Arrow buttons.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 78 RGB Drag the slider bars to adjust the RGB (Red, Green, Blue) values. When an RGB value is increased, the RGB component of the image is correspondingly increased. If you enable Set to Grayscale , the remote video display is changed to grayscale.
Chapter 6. The User Interface 79 Gamma Adjustment If it is necessary to correct the gamma level for the remote video display, use the Gamma function of the Video Adjustm ent dialog box. Under Basic configuration, there are ten pres et and four user -defined levels to choose from.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 80 The Message Board The KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i supports multiple u ser logins, which m ay cause access conflicts. To alleviat e the problem, a message board has been provided, which a llows users to communicate with each other: Button Bar The buttons on the Button Bar are toggles.
Chapter 6. The User Interface 81 Message Display Panel Messages that users post to the board - as well as system messages - display in this panel. If you disable Ch at, however, messages that get posted to the board won't appear. Compose Panel Key in the messages that you want to post to the board in thi s panel.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 82 Zoom The Zoom icon controls the zoom factor for t he remote view window. Settings are as follows: Setting Description 100% Sizes and displays the remote view window at 100%. 75% Sizes and displays the remote view window at 75%.
Chapter 6. The User Interface 83 The On-Screen Keyboard The KVM Over the NET™ switch su pports an on-screen keyboard, available in multiple languages, with all the standard keys for each supported language . Click this icon to pop up the on-screen keyboard : One of the major advantages of the on-screen keyboard is that if the keyboard languages of the remote and local systems aren’t the same, you don’t have to change the configuration se ttings for either system.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 84 Exp anded Keyboard To display/hide the expan ded keyboard keys, click the arrow to the right of the language list arrow.
Chapter 6. The User Interface 85 Mouse Pointer T ype KVM Over the NET™ switches of fer a number of mouse pointer options when working in the remot e display. Click this icon to select from the ava ilable choices: Note: 1. Before acces sing a port, only Dual and Crosshairs are available for the Windows Viewers.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 86 Mouse DynaSync Mode Synchronization of the local and rem ote mouse pointers is accomplished either automatically or manually. Automatic Mouse Synchron ization (DynaSync) Mouse DynaSync provides automatic locked-in synching of the remote and local mouse pointers – eliminating the need to constantly resync the two movements.
Chapter 6. The User Interface 87 Mac and Linux Considerat ions For Mac OS versi ons 10.4. 1 1 and hi gher , there is a second DynaSync setting to choose from. If the default Mouse DynaSync result is not satisfactory , try the Mac 2 setting.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 88 Control Panel Configura tion Clicking the Control Panel icon brings up a dial og box that allows you to configure the items that appear on the Control Panel, as well as its graphical settings: The organization of the di alog box is described in the table, below: Item Description Custom ize Control Panel Allows you to select which icons di splay in the Contr ol Panel.
Chapter 6. The User Interface 89 Screen Options If Full Screen Mode is enabled, the remote display fills th e entire screen. If Full Screen Mode is not enabled, the remote display appe ars as a window on the local desktop. If the remote screen is larg er than what is able to fit in the window, move the mouse pointer to the screen border that is closest to the area you want to view and the screen will scroll.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 90 The Java Control Panel The Java Client AP Co ntrol Panel is simi lar to the one used by the WinClient: The major differences between them are: In the Macros dialog box, Toggle Mouse Display is not available.
91 Chapter 7 Port Access Overview When you log in to the switch the Port Access page comes up with the KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i’s KVM Connections page displayed.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 92 The Connections page i s organized into several m ain areas. All the devices and ports that a user is permitted to access are listed in the Sidebar at the left of the page. After selecting a device or port in the Sidebar, clicking entries on the menu bar (Browser GUI) or tab bar (AP GUI) opens information and configuration pages related to the item selected in the Sidebar.
Chapter 7. Port Access 93 The Sidebar All KVM switches are listed in a tree struct ure in the Sidebar at the left of the screen: The Sidebar T ree S tructure Users are only allowed to see the devi ces and ports that they have access permission for .
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 94 View Filter At the bottom of the sidebar are the viewing filter opt ions which allow you to control the number and type of ports that display in the Sidebar: The meanings of the choices are explained in the following table: Choices Explanation ALL Lists all of the ports on the inst allation.
Chapter 7. Port Access 95 Connections For the KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i, the Connections page displays port status information at the device level, and port connection configuratio n options at the port level. Device Level When a KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i is selected in the Si debar, the Connections page displays a list of ports for the devi ce that the user is authorized to access or view.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 96 Port Level When a port is selected in the Sidebar, the Connections page displays port connection configur ation properties: This page allows yo u to view the p o rt’s current configuration only. See Port Configuration , page 129, for full deta ils about the properties and how to configure then.
Chapter 7. Port Access 97 User Preferences The User Preferences page allows users to set up their own, individual, working environments. The switch stores a separate configuration record for each user profile, and sets up the wo rking configuratio n according to the Username that was key ed into the Lo gin dialog box: The page settings are explai ned in the following table: Settin g Function Changing a Password In the Browser GUI, to change a user’s password, key in the old password and new password into their input boxes; key the new password into the Confirm input box, then click Change Password to apply the change.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 98 * This item is only available with the B rowser version. ID Duration Determines how long a Port ID displays on the monitor after a port change has taken place. Y ou can choose an amount fr om 1—255 seconds.
Chapter 7. Port Access 99 Sessions The Session page lets the administrator and users with User Management permissions see at a glance which us ers are currently logged into the KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i, and provides information about each of their sessions.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 100 Access Right s Administrato rs use the Access Rights page to set user access and configuration rights for ports. Note: The Access page only appears for those users with User Management permissions. It isn’ t av ailable for other users.
Chapter 7. Port Access 101 AP GUI Interface The AP GUI Access Rights page is sim ilar to the Browser GUI version (see above), except that there is no ch eckmark icon in the Access column. Click the text in the Access column to toggle perm ission between Full Access, V iew Only , and No Access.
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103 Chapter 8 User Management Overview When you select the User Management tab the screen comes up with the Users page displayed: Browser GUI AP GUI Users appear in the panel at the left of the page. The lar ge panel at the right provides more detailed information at-a-glance for each.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 104 Users The KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i supports two types of user, as shown in th e table, below: Adding Users To add user, and assign u ser permissions, do the following: 1. Select Users on the menu bar (Browser GUI) – or – Select Users in the Sidebar (AP GUI ).
Chapter 8. User Management 105 3. Enter the required informatio n in th e appropriate fields. A description of each of the fields is given in the table below: Field Description Username Enter a username with a minimum of 6 and maximum of 16 characters.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 106 4. When your selections have been made cl ick Save . 5. When the Operation Succeeded message appears, click OK . 6. Click Users in the Sidebar to return to the main screen. The new user appears in the Sidebar list and in the m ain panel, as well.
Chapter 8. User Management 107 In the main panel, select the user ’ s name 2. Click Modify . 3. In the User page that com es up, make your changes, then click Save . Note: The User page is discussed on page 104; the Devices page is discussed on page 108.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 108 Device Assignment When a user logs in to the KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i, the interface comes up with the Port Access page displayed. All the ports that the user is permitted to access are listed in the Sidebar at the left of the page.
Chapter 8. User Management 109 4. Make your permission settings for each port according to the information provided below: 5. When you have finished making you r choices, click Save . 6. In the confirmation pop up that appears, click OK . Note: In any of the columns, you can use Sh ift-Click or Ctrl-Click to select a group of ports to configure.
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111 Chapter 9 Device Management KVM Devices Device Informati on The Device Management page opens with the top level K H1508 A i / KH1516 A i selected in the Sidebar and the Device Configuration it.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 112 General The General section of the Device Management page d isplays the name of the selected device, its firmware version, and information abo ut its network configuration. Note: The AP GUI vers ion presents the same information as the Brows er version.
Chapter 9. Device Management 113 Network The Network page is used to specify the network environment. Each of the elements on this page is descri bed in th e sections t hat follow.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 114 IP Installer The IP Installer is an external Windows-b ased utility for assign ing IP addresses to the KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i. Click one of the radio buttons to select Enable , View Only , or Disable for the IP Installer utility.
Chapter 9. Device Management 115 Network Config uration IPv4 Settings IP Address: IPv4 is the traditional method of specifying IP addresses. The KVM Over the NET™ switch can either have its IP address assigned dynamically (DHCP), or it can be given a fixed IP address.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 116 IPv6 Settings IP Address: IPv6 is the new (128-bit) format fo r specifying IP addresses. The KVM Over the NET™ switch can either have its IPv6 address assigned dynamically (DHCP), or it can be given a fixed IP address.
Chapter 9. Device Management 117 ANMS The ANMS (Advanced Network Management Settings) page is used to set up login authentication and authorization ma nagement from external sources. It is organized as described, bel ow: Event Destination Log Server When Enable Log Server is checked, important tran sactions that occur on the KH1508 A i / KH1 516 A i, such as logins and internal status messages, are kept in an automatically generated log file.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 118 Authentication and Au thorization Disable Local Authentication Selecting this option di sables login authentication on the KH15 08 A i / KH1516 A i. The switch can only be accessed using LDAP , LDAPS, MS Active Directory , RADIUS or CC Man agement authenticati on.
Chapter 9. Device Management 119 (Continued from previous page.) 6. On the RADIUS server , Users can be authenticated with any of the following m ethods: Set the entry for the user as su/xxxx Where xxxx represents the Username gi ven to the user when the account was created on the KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 120 T o allo w authentication and authorizati on for the KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i via LDAP / LDAPS, refer to the information in the t able, below: (Continues on next page.) Item Actio n Enable Put a check in the Enable checkbox to allow LDAP / LDAPS authentication and authorization.
Chapter 9. Device Management 121 (Continued from previous page.) On the LDAP / LDAPS server, Users can be authenticated with the following method: W ith MS Active Directory schem a. CC Management Settings To allow authorization for the KH 1508 A i / KH1516 A i through a CC (Control Center) server, check Enable and fill in the CC Server’s IP address and Service port in the appropriate fields.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 122 Security The Security page is divided into six main panel s, as described in the sections that follow. Login Failures For increased security, the Login Failures section allows adm inistrators to set policies governing what happens when a user fails to log in successfully.
Chapter 9. Device Management 123 Login String The Login String entry field lets the super administrator specify a login string (in addition to t he IP address) that user s must add to the IP address when they access the KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i with a browser.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 124 Security IP and MAC Filtering IP and MAC Filters control access to the KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i based on the IP and/or MAC addresses of th e client computer s attempting to connect. A maximum of 100 IP filters and 100 MAC fi lters are allowed.
Chapter 9. Device Management 125 Adding Filters T o add an IP filter, do the following: 1. Click Add . A script prompt dialog box appears. 2. Specify whether you are filtering an IPv4 or IPv 6 address. 3. Key the address you want to filter i n the From: field.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 126 T o add a MAC fil ter , do the following: 1. Click Ad d . A script prompt dialog box. 2. Spec ify the MAC address in the dialog box, then click OK . 3. Repeat these steps for any additiona l MAC addresses you want to filter .
Chapter 9. Device Management 127 Encryption These flexible encryption alternati ves for keyboard/mouse and video let you choose any combination of DES; 3DES; AES; RC4; or a Random cycle of any or all of them. Enabling encryption affects system perf ormance – no encryption offers the best performance; the greater the encrypt ion the greater the adverse effect.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 128 Private Ce rtificat e When logging in over a secure (SSL) conn ection, a signed certificate is used to verify that the user is logging in to the intended site. For enhanced security, the Private Certificate section allows you to use your own private encryption key and signed certificate, rather th an the default ATEN certificate.
Chapter 9. Device Management 129 Port Configuration The Port Configuration page displays status inform ation and allows you to set the properties of a port that has been selected in the Sidebar. An explanation of t he configuration fields i s given in the t able, below: Field Explanation Port OS S pecif ies the operating system t hat the server on the connected port is using.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 130 Date/Time The Date/Time d ialog page sets the KH 1508 A i / KH1516 A i time param eters. Set the parameters according to the information below. Time Z one T o establish the time zone that the KH1508 A i / KH15 16 A i is located in, drop down the Ti m e Z o n e li st and choose the ci ty that most closely corresponds to where it is at.
Chapter 9. Device Management 131 Ti me To manually set the time, enter th e values in the boxes and click Set . Network Time To have the time automatically synchron ized to a network time server, do the following: 1. Check the Enable auto adjustment checkbox.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 132 Set Quick V iew Port s The Quick View tab in the Device Management page lets the administrator select which po rts to incl ude as quick view ports. T o select/deselect a port as a quick view port, check the Enable Quick Vi e w box for that port.
133 Chapter 10 Log Overview The KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i logs all the events that take place on it. To view the contents of the log, click the Log tab.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 134 Log Information The Log page displays events that take place on the KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i, and provides a breakdown of the time, the user, and a description of each one. You can change the sort order of the display by clicking on the column headings.
135 Chapter 11 Maintenance Overview The Maintenance function is used to upgrade firmware; backup and restore configuration and account informati on; and restore default values.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 136 Device Firmware Upg rade As new version s of the firm ware beco me available, they can be downloaded from our website. Check the website regularly to find the latest information and packages. To upgrade the device firmware, do the followi ng: 1.
Chapter 11. Maintenance 137 Adapter Firmware Upgrade The Adapter Firmware page is used to upgrade the firmware of the KVM Adapter Cables. To perform the upgrades, do the fo llowing: 1. Log in to the KH1508 A i / KH15 16 A i; click the Maintenance tab; and select the Adapter Firmware menu item: to bring up a list of the adapter firmware versions that are stored in the main firmwa re.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 138 4. Click Upgrade Adapters to start the upgrade procedure. If you enabled Check Adapter Firmware Version, the current firmware level(s) are compared with that of the upgrade versions. If the current version is equal to, or higher th an the upgrade version, a message appears in the adapters Progress column informing you that no upgrade is available and stops the upgrade procedure.
Chapter 11. Maintenance 139 Firmware Upgrade Recovery Should the switch’s main firmware upgr ade procedure fail, and the switch becomes unusable, the following firmware upgrade recovery procedure wil l resolve the prob lem: 1. Power off the switch.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 140 Backup/Restore Selecting the Backup/Restore m enu item gives you the ability to back up the switch’s configuration and user profile informati on: Backup To backup the device’s settings do the following : 1.
Chapter 11. Maintenance 141 System Operation The System Operation page lets you restore certain configuration chang es that were made to the KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i back to their original factory default values. ] The functions perfo rmed on this page are as follows: Clear Port Names: Clicking this button removes nam es that have been assigned to the ports Reset to Default: Clicking this button undoes all Customizat ion page changes that have been made to the KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i (except for the Port Names), as w ell as the Network Transfer Rate (on the Network page), and returns the parameters to the original factory default settings.
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143 Chapter 12 Download Overview Download is used to download stand-al one AP versions of the Windows Client, the Java Client, the Log Server, and the PON AP: Click the program you want to dow nload; save it to a convenient locatio n on your hard disk, an d run it from there.
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145 Chapter 13 Port Operation Overview After you ha ve successfully logged in (see Logging In , page 49), the KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i opens to the Port Access ta b’s Connections page, with the first KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i selected in the sidebar: Note: See Con nections , page 95 for details about the Port Access Connections page.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 146 Connecting to a Port All the devices, ports, and outlets that a us er is permitted to access are listed in the Sidebar at the left of the page. T o connect to a port when a device is selected in the Sidebar , double click its icon in the Sidebar; or double click an ywhere on its line entry in the main central panel; or select it in the main pan el and click Connect at the bottom right of the page.
Chapter 13. Port Operation 147 The Port T oolbar The KH1508 A i / KH151 6 A i interface provides a toolba r to help you with port switching operations from within the captured p ort. To bring up the toolbar, tap the GUI Hotkey (Scroll Lock or Ctrl), twice.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 148 The T oolbar Icons The meanings of the toolbar icons are explained in the table below. Icon Purpose Click to switch to the previous station on the installation without having the recall the Port Access page.
Chapter 13. Port Operation 149 T oolbar Hotkey Port Switching When the toolbar disp lays, you can use ho tkeys to provide KVM focus to a port directly from the keyboard. The KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i provi des the following hotkey features: Going directly to a port by keyin g in its port number and clicking Enter .
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 150 Pausing Auto Scan While you are in Auto Scan Mode, you can pause the scanning in order to keep the focus on a particular server by press ing P . During the time that Auto Scanning is paused, the S in front of t he Port ID b links On and Off.
Chapter 13. Port Operation 151 Recalling the Port Ac cess Page To dismiss the toolbar and bring back the Port Access page, do one of the following: T ap the GUI Hotkey once. From the toolbar , click the icon th at recalls the Port Access page (see The Toolbar Icons , page 148).
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 152 Panel Array Mode Clicking the toolbar's Panel icon invokes Panel Array Mode. Under this mode, the screen divides into a grid of panels: Each panel represents one of the switch’s port s beginning with Port 1 at the upper left, and going from left to right; top to bott om.
Chapter 13. Port Operation 153 Panel Array T ool bar The panel array toolbar provides shortcut navi gation and control of the panel array. The toolbar can be dragged anywhere on the screen. Mousing over an icon brings up a “to oltip” that provides a short description of the icon’s function.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 154 Multiuser Operation The KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i supp orts multiuser operation. When multiple u sers simultaneously access the switch from client computers, the rules of precedence that apply are show n in the following table: Operation Rule General The switches utilize a si ngle shared bus implementation – although they support local and remote login at the same time, they do not support independent oper ation.
155 Chapter 14 The Log Server The Windows-based Log Server is an admin istrative utility that records all the events that take place on selected KH1508 A i / KH15 16 A i units and writes them to a searchable database. This chapter describes how to install and configure the Log Server.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 156 St arting Up To start the Log Server, eith er double click the program icon, or key in th e full path to the p rogram on the com mand line . The first time you run it, a screen similar to the one below appears: Note: 1.
Chapter 14. The Log Server 157 The Menu Bar The Menu bar consists of four it ems: Configure Events Options Help These are discussed in the sec tions that follow. Note: If the Menu Bar appears to be disa bled, click in the List window to enable it.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 158 A descriptio n of the fields is gi ven in the table, below: Fill in or modify th e fields, then click OK to finish. Event s The Events Menu h as two items: Search and Maintenance . Search: Search allows you to search for events co ntaining specific words or strings.
Chapter 14. The Log Server 159 A description of the items is given in the table, below: Maintenance: This function allow s the administrator to p erform manual mai ntenance of the database, such as erasing specified reco rds before their expiration time is up.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 160 Options Network Retry allows you to set the number of seconds that the Log Server should wait before at tempting to connect if its previ ous attemp t to conne ct failed. When you click this item, a dialog bo x, similar to the one below, appears: Key in the number of seconds, then click OK to finish.
Chapter 14. The Log Server 161 The Log Server Main Screen Overview The Log Server Main Screen is divided into two main panels. The upper (List) panel lists all of the units that have been selected for the Log Server to track (see Configure , page 157).
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 162 The List Panel The List panel co ntains six fields: The Event Panel The lower panel displays log events for th e currently selected un it. Note that if there are more than one units, even though they aren't currently selected, if their Recording checkbox is checked, the Log Server records their log events and keeps them in its databa se.
163 Appendix Safety Instructions General This product is for indoor use only . Read all of these instructions. Save them for future reference. Follow all warnings and instructions marked on the dev ice. Do not place the device on any unstable su rf ace (cart, stand, table, etc.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 164 If an extension cord is used with this device make sure that the total of the ampere ratings of all products us ed on this cord does not exceed the extension cord ampere rating. Mak e sure that the total of al l products plugged into the wall outlet does not exceed 15 amperes.
Appendix 165 Rack Mounting Before working on the rack, ma ke sure that the stabilizer s are secured to the rack, extended to the floor , and that the full w eight of the rack rests on the floor . Install front and side stabilizers on a single rack or front stabilizers for joined multiple ra cks before work ing on the rack.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 166 T echnical Support International For online technical support – including troubleshooting, docume ntation, and software updates: http://support.aten.com For telephone support, see Telephone Suppo rt , page iii.
Appendix 167 T roubleshooting Administration General Operation Problem Resolution After upgrading firmware, the KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i still appears to be using the old firmware version. Y our Internet browser is displaying cached web pages – not new ones.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 168 The Windows Client The Java Client For connection and operation pr oblems, see the table below: Problem Resolution won't connect to the KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i. DirectX 8.0 or higher must be installed on your computer .
Appendix 169 The Log Server Panel Array Mode Problem Resolution The Log Server program does not run. The Log Server requires the Microsoft Jet OLEDB 4.0 driver in order to access the database. This driver is automatically installed with Windows ME, 2000, and XP .
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 170 Sun Systems * These solutions work for most comm on Sun VGA cards. If using them fails to resolve the problem , consult the Sun VGA card's manual. Problem Resolution Video display problems with HDB-15 interface system s (e.
Appendix 171 Additional Mouse Synchronization Procedures If the mouse synchronization procedures mentioned in the ma nual fail to resolve mouse pointer problems for particular compu ters, try the following: Note: 1. These procedures are to be perfor med on the computers attached to the KH1508 A i / KH151 6 A i's ports - not on the compu ter you are using to access the KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 172 3. W indows ME / W indows 95: Set the mouse speed to the middle position; disable mouse acceleration (click Advanced to get the dialog box fo r this). 4. W indows NT / W i ndows 98: Set the mouse speed to the slowest position.
Appendix 173 IP Address Determination If you are an administrato r logging in for the first time, you need to access the KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i in order to give it an IP address that users can connect to. There are three methods to choose fr om.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 174 3. Select the KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i in the Device List . Note: 1. If the list is empty, or your device doesn't appear, click Enumerate to refresh the Device List. 2. If there is more than one devi ce in the list, use the MAC address to pick the one you want.
Appendix 175 Specifications Function KH1508 A i KH1516 A i Computer Connections Direct 8 16 Max. 128 ( via daisy chain) 256 (via daisy chain) Port Selection OSD; Hotkey; Pushbutton Connectors Console Port Keyboard 1 x 6-pin Mini-DIN Female (Purple ) 1 x USB T ype A Female (White) Video 1 x HDB-15 Female (Blue) Mouse 1 x 6-pin Mini-DIN Female (Green) 1 x USB T ype A Female (White) KVM Port 8 x RJ-45 Female 16 x RJ-45 Female Daisy Chain Ports 1 x DB-25 Male (Black) Power 1 x 3-prong AC socket LAN 1 x RJ-45 Female F/W Upgrade 1 x RJ-1 1 Female (Black) PON 1 x RJ-45 Female Laptop Console 1 x USB Mini T y pe B Female (Black) Switches Reset 1 x Semi-recessed Pushbutton Power 1 x Rocker Port Selection 8 x Pushbutton 16 x Pushbutton LEDs On Lin e 8 (Green) 16 (Green) Selected 8 (Orang e) 16 (Orange) Power 1 (Blue) S tation ID 1 x 2-digit 7-segment (Orange ) Link 1 (Orange) 10 / 100Mbps 1 (Oran ge / Green) Emulation K eyboard/Mouse PS/2, USB Video Local 1600 x 1200 @ 60Hz (40m; 1280 x 1024 @ 75Hz (50m with KA7xxx Adapter Cable) Remote 1600 x 1200 @ 60Hz Scan Interval 1–255 secs I/P Rating 100–240V AC; 50/60Hz; 1A Power Consumption 120V/12.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 176 Environment Operating T emp. 0–50° C S torage T emp. -20–60° C Humidity 0–80% RH; Non-condensing Physical Properties Housing Met al Weight 2.70 kg 2.77 kg Dimensions L x W x H 43.70 x 16.10 x 4.
Appendix 177 T rusted Certificates Overview When you try to log in to the device from your bro wser, a Security Alert message appears to inform you that the device’s certificate is not trusted, and asks if you want to proceed. The certificate can be trusted, but the al ert is triggered because the certificate’s name is not found on Microsoft list of Trusted Authoriti es.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 178 Inst alling the Certificate To install the certificate, do the following: 1. In the Security Alert dialog box, click V iew Certificate. The Certificate Information dialog box appears: Note: There is a red and white X logo over the certifica te to indicate that it is not trusted.
Appendix 179 5. Next, click Fini sh to complete the installatio n; then click OK to close the dialog box. Certificate T rusted The certificate is now trusted: When you click View Certificate ,.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 180 Self-Signed Private Certificates If you wish to create your own self-sig ned encryption key and certificate, a free utility – op enssl.exe – is availa ble for do wnload over the web at www .openssl.org .
Appendix 181 Connection T a bles The following tabl e indicates the relationshi p between the number of KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i units and the number of co mputers that they control KH1508 A i KH1516 A i No. Computers No. Computers 1 1 - 8 9 65 - 72 2 9 - 16 10 73 - 80 3 17 - 24 1 1 81 - 88 4 25 - 32 12 89 - 96 5 33 - 40 13 97 - 104 6 41 - 48 14 105 - 1 12 7 49- 56 15 1 13 - 120 8 57 - 64 16 121 - 128 No.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 182 Supported Devices The following table represents a list of supporte d devices that can be used on a KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i installation. Note: T o connect the KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i to a Power Over the N ET™ unit, first use Cat 5e cable to connect the KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i’ s PON port to an SN0142 adapte r; then, connect the adapter to the PON In port on the Power Over the NET™ unit.
Appendix 183 Administrator Login Failure If you are unable to perform an Admini strator login (because the Username and Password information has become corrupted, or you have forgotte n it, for example), there is a procedure you can use to clear the login i nformation.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 184 Limited W arranty ALTUSEN warrants this product against defects in material or workmanship for a period of one (1) year from the da te of purchase. If this pr oduct proves to be defective, contact ALTUSEN's support department for repair or replacement of your unit.
185 Index A Access, 100 Access Ports, 114 Adapter cable installation, 16, 17 Adapter cables firmware upgrade recovery, 139 upgrading, 13 7 Adapter ID Function, 2 3 Adding Users, 104 Administrator .
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 186 MAC, 124 Firmware upgrading, 135 Firmware Upgrade Adapters, 137 Main firmware, 136 Firmware upgrade recovery, 13 9 Forgotten Password, 183 Front View, 7 G G.
Index 187 Windows Client AP, 52 Login Invalid login, 49 Login Failures, 122 Login String, 123 M MAC Filtering, 124 Macros Search, 74 Main Firmware Upgrade, 136 Managing Users, 104 Message Board Wi.
KH1508 A i / KH1516 A i User Manual 188 Restore, 140 RoHS, ii S Safety Instru ctions General, 163 Rack Mounting, 165 Scan Duration, 30 screen, refresh, 78 Search Macros, 74 Security, 122 Login str.
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