HP 336045-B21 Rack Mountable Switch
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Why 336045-B21 HP Server Console Switch Refurbished is the best?

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Short Description:
336045-B21 Server Console Switch 16-Port Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) Switch 0x2x16 RJ-45 Server 1U Alternating Current (AC) 120/230 V ( 50/60 Hz ) Rack-Mountable | Made by HP | Refurbished

Interface Types of This Product: KVM Switch 16 Port

Product Condition:
Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
30 Days
We are giving specifications below, why one should consider procuring HP 16 Port KVM Switch Networking features, a general overview, description, performance specification, relevant images, a competitive price infographic, and technical information about the 336045-B21 model with compatibility.

Installation and Setup

The 336045-B21 HP Server Console Switch is a 16-port KVM switch that is designed to be installed in a 1U rack-mountable server rack. It allows for the control of up to 16 servers from a single console, making it a convenient and efficient solution for managing multiple servers.


  • First, ensure that your server rack is compatible with the 1U form factor of the 336045-B21 HP Server Console Switch.
  • Remove the switch from its packaging and verify that all components are present and in good condition.
  • Mount the switch in the desired location in the server rack using the included mounting hardware.
  • Connect the KVM cables from the switch to the servers you wish to control. These cables will typically be USB or PS/2, depending on the server's ports.
  • Connect the console cable from the switch to your computer or other console device.


  • Power on the switch and any connected servers.
  • Use the switch's OSD (On-Screen Display) to configure the switch's settings as desired. This may include setting up user accounts, configuring port assignments, and setting up security options.
  • Test the connection between the switch and the servers to ensure that they are communicating properly.
  • Begin using the switch to control the connected servers from your console device.

Note: It is important to refer to the HP Server Console Switch 16-Port KVM Switch Server 1U Rack-Mountable Installation and Setup guide for detailed instructions and troubleshooting.

Management and Control

The 336045-B21 HP Server Console Switch is a 16-port KVM (keyboard, video, and mouse) switch that allows for centralized management and control of multiple servers. This switch allows administrators to access and control multiple servers from a single console, reducing the need for multiple monitors, keyboards, and mice. The switch features an intuitive interface that makes it easy to switch between servers and access the necessary information. It also allows for remote management, so administrators can control servers remotely from any location. The 336045-B21 HP Server Console Switch is an essential tool for managing and controlling large server environments, making it a valuable addition to any IT department.

Security and Access Control

  • Overview of the HP Server Console 16-Port KVM Switch
  • Security Features of the HP Server Console 16-Port KVM Switch
  • Access Control Options for the HP Server Console 16-Port KVM Switch
  • How to Securely Connect to Multiple Servers with the HP Server Console 16-Port KVM Switch
  • Advanced Security Measures for the HP Server Console 16-Port KVM Switch
  • Configuring User Permissions and Access Levels for the HP Server Console 16-Port KVM Switch
  • How to Limit Access to Specific Servers with the HP Server Console 16-Port KVM Switch
  • Implementing Two-Factor Authentication for the HP Server Console 16-Port KVM Switch
  • How to Audit User Activity on the HP Server Console 16-Port KVM Switch
  • Best Practices for Securing the HP Server Console 16-Port KVM Switch in Your Data Center.

General Information

  • MPN : 336045-B21
  • Brand Name: HP
  • Type: Networking
  • Switch -Type : KVM Switch
  • SKU : 336045-B21


  • Product Type : KVM Switch
  • Computer Connections : 16 Maximum
  • PC Connector(s) : D-SUB
  • PS/2
  • Console Connector(s) : D-SUB
  • PS/2
  • Connecting Device(s) : Keyboard
  • Monitor
  • Mouse
  • Cable Included : No

Other Information

  • Additional Information :
  • 1 x Network Stack Device - RJ-45

Stackable Switch

  • 2 x Mouse - Generic - 6 pin mini-DIN (PS/2 style)
  • 2 x Keyboard - Generic - 6 pin mini-DIN (PS/2 style)
  • 2 x Display / Video - VGA - 15 pin HD D-Sub (HD-15)
  • AC 120/230 V ( 50/60 Hz )
  • 17.2-inch x 6.5-inch x 1.7-inch

About Refurbished Products

Refurbished products are typically refurbished by an Original Manufacturer or an affiliate of the manufacturer or 3rd party facility. This product may have minor blemishes due to normal product usage and doesn't necessarily come with documentation and software unless indicated, but has been well tested and generally has never had any defects.

Users can access their systems more efficiently with the best choice of KVM switches. There is no need for extra expenses or a cluster of computing devices anymore. AllHDD offers a wide range of high-quality products to help administrators improve productivity.

It would be best not to pass the opportunity of using multiple computers with a single mouse, keyboard, and monitor. It is the best way for administrators to have centralized updates and real-time maintenance.

Choosing to use a KVM switch is a worthwhile decision for users working in data centers with servers in racks. In such areas, there's a need to switch between several servers in the rack cabinet. A KVM switch helps users to access two or more computers easily while using a single mouse, keyboard, and monitor.

All that is required is a simple connection between the network KVM switch and the users' computer. When the connectivity with the IP KVM switch is confirmed, switching between signals becomes possible. This ensures that signals from emulated mouse and keyboard get to the computer system without affecting the system operations.

The KVM switches offered also give users stable video resolution. They are compatible with several different computer platforms and a wide range of operating systems. Users can employ these devices to interface between several mice, monitor, and keyboard brands.

The number of ports that come with the KVM switch will determine the maximum number of PC connections it can support. Users will find switches that range from 1 port to 4 port and up to 32 port. Many of these options can also be expanded to have more ports. That way, users can connect to even more computer devices.

The more the KVM switch ports, the bigger the working environment it tends to go into. For example, it is best to employ a 2-port switch for desktops, while an 8-port or 16-port switch can work well in server rooms.

In addition, AllHDD also offers administrators other switch accessories for improved peripheral-sharing capabilities.

Simplified Sharing Methods

The IP KVM switch options help users to simplify sharing method between computer devices. There are options that are perfect for use at home, offices, medium-sized businesses, and even larger enterprises.

Users who need to streamline their workstations and eliminate some setups efficiently can employ these devices. They reduce clutter by reducing the number of devices needed for operations. They also support high-quality video resolution, ensuring that users get excellent images on the screen at all times.

Straightforward Connectivity

Users can easily switch and control any connected devices using only remote buttons. Some options do not require an external power supply. They also support hot-plugging. Therefore, it is easy to remove or add computers to the KVM switch. Users can also easily expand their USB sharing by using the mouse or keyboard port.

Secure Network Switching

These cost-effective network solutions increase data security. They ensure that switching between connected devices is secure. They are the best solutions to every connectivity needs!


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