Cascading console switches
Compatible console switch models
This product supports only one level of cascading. Before you cascade console switches, review the
To ensure optimum equipment performance while cascading console switches, follow the proper
powering-on sequence—power on the console switches, monitor, and then servers.
system with another HP KVM Server Console Switch G2 system. If interface adapters are used
to cascade these products, undesirable operations might occur.
and all attached interface adapters, you must locally connect the keyboard, monitor, and
mouse to the cascaded HP KVM Server Console Switch G2 to access the local OSD.
HP IP Console Switch
KVM Server Console Switch G2. If an interface adapter is used to cascade these products,
undesirable operations might occur.
G2 is cascaded below the HP IP Console Switch. Undesirable operations might occur if these
specific cascading sequences are not followed.
The following HP IP Console Switches can be integrated into the HP KVM Server Console Switch G2
system. Compatible HP IP Console Switch models include:
2 x 1 x 16 [PN AF601A]
4 x 1 x 16 [PN AF602A]
All HP IP Console Switches must have the latest SoftPaq firmware upgrade when cascaded.
Do not use interface adapters to cascade one HP KVM Server Console Switch G2
To perform a firmware upgrade for a cascaded HP KVM Server Console Switch G2
Do not use an interface adapter to cascade an HP IP Console Switch with an HP
While cascading console switches, be sure that the HP KVM Server Console Switch
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