The LS100 is the most cost effective one port serial-Ethernet communication device. The LS100 supports RS232 serial communication allowing virtually any asynchronous serial device to be accessed over a network. The LS100 supports open network protocols such as TCP/IP allowing serial devices to be accessed over broadband network or a conventional LAN (Local Area Network) environment. The LS100 provides the management console using Telnet and the serial console port under the password protection support. The LS100 also provides the management function using the HelloDevice Manager Software Utility.