When we talk of console connection, i understand the following:
Someone has a physical access to the device(say, a router)and has inserted a cable into the console port of the router/switch.The other end of this cable goes into the client(say my laptop) hosting some application like
Q1: Is the above understanding correct ?
Q2: But quite a few times, i hear that devices which are thousands of miles away can also be accessed by
console.Is this actually possible? How ?
console access, they bring the
management connectivity up. Henceforth, the device can be accessed using an ip address. Please explain how this is achieved.
Q4:What we did in step 3(Q3 actually), is it called
OOB(out of band access)?