WiFi KVM

I was recently contacted by Aten International regarding the IP KVM article I contributed to awhile back. It seems that they've developed a product that I didn't know existed: A WiFi KVM. I was intrigued. The KW1000 is basically a WiFi access point with passthru KVM connectors. You can connect to the device via wireless and run a Windows or Java console application to gain control over target servers. It's an in

I was recently contacted by Aten International regarding the IP KVM article I contributed to awhile back. It seems that they've developed a product that I didn't know existed: A WiFi KVM. I was intrigued.

The KW1000 is basically a WiFi access point with passthru KVM connectors. You can connect to the device via wireless and run a Windows or Java console application to gain control over target servers. It's an interesting concept, but I haven't had enough time to really get deep into it. My initial impressions were that setup was very easy, but I couldn't find a way to configure WEP or WPA encryption, and it doesn't appear to function as a wireless node, only as an AP.

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