Cradlepoint Releases Secure Cloud Management for LAN-Connected Third-Party Devices in NetCloud Manager

Remote Connect - LAN Manager

What is it? LAN-connected, non-cloud-managed third-party devices can now be securely cloud managed with no setup.

Cradlepoint Remote Connect diagram - Branch

Benefits:

  • Secure encrypted cloud access to third-party LAN devices
    • Any web UI-enabled device
    • SSH-enabled device*
  • No additional setup
    • No static IP required
    • No SSH required
    • No port forwarding
    • NAT Piercing LAN Access
  • Leverage existing NetCloud services
    • No additional HW required
  • Troubleshoot and manage more through the cloud

Remote Connect Device Examples:

Any web UI or SSH-enabled device*

  • Access points / access point controllers
  • Switches
  • Firewalls appliances
  • IP cameras
  • PC / Mac / servers
  • Mobile
  • Tablets
  • Point-of-Sale
  • Kiosks / ATMs
  • Digital signs

*SSH support available in August 2017.

What To Do:

Additional Resources:

Cradlepoint Remote Connect diagram - In-Vehicle

 

Out-of-Band Management (OOBM) Improvements

What's New:

  • User-defined serial profiles
    • Create and name OOBM profile connections per router
      • Serial 1 rename to Primary router
      • Serial 2 rename to Switch
  • OOBM for Diagnostics User Role
    • Expands potential OOBM user base
      • Previously, only Admin and Full Access roles with router configuration permissions could perform OOBM
      • Allows “View Only” Diagnostics Users to perform OOBM without router configuration permissions
  • OOBM without Cradlepoint CLI Console admin access

Note: Requires NetCloud SSO Account (Upgrade from legacy NCM account). Admin, Full Access, Diagnostics Users. NetCloud OS 6.2 or greater.

What To Do:

Additional Resources:

Cradlepoint screen shot

 

On-Demand Live Router Status & Diagnostics

What is it: Securely access all local router status and functions remotely from NetCloud Manager.

Benefits:

  • Enhanced troubleshooting capability
    • Real-time local router status from anywhere
  • Real-time router status and visibility
    • Example real-time data includes:
      • Connection Manager Interface Status
      • VPN Tunnel Status
      • Router Tables
      • System Logs
      • Connected Client List
      • Firewall Tracking and Hit Counter
  • Secure remote connection
    • More secure than opening public https and SSH ports
  • No setup required
    • No static IP
    • No SSH or SSL required

Note: Requires NetCloud SSO Account (Upgrade from legacy NCM account). Admin, Full Access, Diagnostics Users. NetCloud OS 6.2 or greater.

What To Do:

Additional Resources:

Cradlepoint On-Demand Live Router Status & Diagnostics screen shot