The CDI Out of Band Manager (OBM) is a central database manager for CDI, and non-CDI, Out of Band Management devices. The windows based software can Manage, Monitor, Control, and Connect, to thousands of CDI and non-CDI devices via SSH, Encrypted Network, Encrypted Dial- up, or GPRS cellular. The system uses role based security credentials to granulate “who has access to what” in the database and to separate job functions from security administrators through operations engineers, to vendor access.
Terminal Access is accomplished through the GUI interface. When an operator double clicks on a device, they are prompted with a connection preference (SSH, Encrypted Network, Encrypted Dial-up, or GPRS cellular) and then connected to the remote device through that interface. The operator can be authenticated in a number of ways and Encrypted using up to 256 bit AES CFB encryption.