802.11b/g Wireless Connectivity to Serial Devices
The NPort® W2004 wireless device server provides a convenient means of reducing the number of cables for hard-to-wire applications.Both Infrastructure and Ad-Hoc modes are supported, and the NPort®W2004 can connect to access points or another NPort® W2004 located up to 300 meters away.
Works with Existing Software, Saving Time and Money
Field-proven Windows real COM and Linux real TTY drivers are provided for the NPort® W2004, ensuring that existing PC software will work with your wireless LAN infrastructure. In addition, the NPort® W2004 supports TCP Server, TCP Client, and UDP operation modes that allow IP-based software to use the IP address and TCP port number to access devices directly.
Secure Remote Management and Configuration with SSH/SSL
The NPort® W2004 supports several functions to help prevent unauthorized access to your wireless LAN. In addition to WEP protection, IP filtering, and password protection, the NPort® W2004 also supports SSH and SSL to thwart hacker attacks. Using web browsers that support https (Internet Explorer, for example) provides secure access by browser to your wireless LAN. In addition, using terminal emulators that support SSH (PuTTY, for example) provides secure Telnet access.