Dominion® LX

Dominion® LX

KVM-over-IP for Small to Midsize Businesses

Dominion LX End-of-Sales Announcement

The Dominion LX (DLX-xxx) was Raritan’s previous generation of affordable KVM-over-IP switches for small and medium businesses. LX went end-of-sales on March 15, 2019. End-of-support is scheduled for March 15, 2021.

Designed for small to midsize businesses (SMBs), Raritan’s new, Java-free Dominion LX II enables IT, data center, lab, and network administrators to remotely manage computer and serial devices to maximize uptime, avoid travel and quickly resolve issues.

Click here to check out the new, economical, Java-free Dominion LX II.

Dominion® LX is Raritan’s affordable KVM-over-IP switch that provides IT managers in small and midsize business (SMB) environments with local and remote BIOS-level server management in 8 port and 16 port switches (expandable to 256 servers with tiering).

It’s ideal for Small to Midsize Businesses looking for a small footprint and reliability with affordability.

Main Features

Remote BIOS-Level Server Management

Web-based access to servers from anywhere on the network (LAN, WAN, Internet& dial-up), allowing administrators BIOS-level control to troubleshoot, reconfigure and reboot servers remotely.

Virtual Media over-IP

Comes equipped with virtual media to enable remote tasks, such as software installation, remote booting and diagnostics, using a variety of CD, DVD, USB, internal and remote drives and images.

Broad Video Format Support

A suite of multi-platform CIMs let you connect to VGA, DVI, HMDI and DisplayPort, USB, PS/2, Sun® and serially controlled servers.

Strong Security

Utilizes strong password settings, password retry lockout, and the Advanced Encryption Standard (AES). Also integrates with Active Directory®, using either LDAP or RADIUS.

Additional Features

True Multi-User Switch

An independent local port enables simultaneous local and remote sessions to two different servers. Up to 8 remote users can control a single server.

Web-Based User Interface

Same user interface, local or remote, means full management functionality and a consistent user experience that is easy to learn.

A Synchronized Mouse

Absolute Mouse Synchronization provides perfect synchronization without changing server mouse settings - the ultimate in plug-and-play!

HD Video Resolution

Remotely access digital applications on remote servers with remote 1920x1080 video resolution and advanced color calibration.

Three Available Models

Choice of hardware models that enable simultaneous access by one or two remote users to 8 or 16 servers

More Information

  • The D2CIM-DVUSB has dual USB connectors and should be purchased by customers who wish to utilize virtual media at the OS and BIOS levels
  • The D2CIM-VUSB has a single USB connector and is for customers who will use virtual media at the OS level.
  • LX supports DVI, HDMI and DisplayPort video with the D2CIM-DVUSB-DVI, D2CIM-DVUSB-HDMI and D2CIM-DVUSB-DP CIMs
  • For more comprehensive information regarding LX Computer Interface Module (CIM) usage see the Dominion® LX CIM Guide

Topology Diagram

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Computer Interface Module (CIM) for Dominion LX

A CIM is a “server dongle” that connects a PC, server or workstation to a device via a Cat5/6 cable. There are multiple types of CIMs to support the different types of computer ports (USB, PS/2, VGA, HDMI, DVI, DisplayPort, serial) and to perform features such as virtual media. Use the table below to locate the appropriate CIM

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