Drive-Chat Overview Extensible Service Unit- ESU Remote communication option for DANFOSS VLT drives Drive Control, LLC 711 N Park RD STE B Plant City, FL 33563 PH (813) 752-2800 FAX (813) 752-2801
Access • With the majority of installations, it’s not always possible to have a qualified VLT technician on site to commission a new installation or troubleshoot an existing one.
Cell modem with RS-485 tunneling MCT-10 drive software operates transparently over a broadband connection to the remote VLT.
Solution • Provide remote access for qualified people to the remote VLT unit. • The MCT-10 software is operated by the technician remotely to quickly and safely solve the installation or maintenance issue.
Remote User: PPTP VPN • For sales force demos and field technician use • Requires PPTP client on every host initiating session to the cellular device • Slightly less secure than IPsec VPN • Outbound traffic to internet can be filtered by whitelisting IP addresses or ports • Typically used for development or testing purposes • PPTP in Porthos account has access to all cellular connections in that account
Secure connection to Remote Variable speed drives • Field mounted cell modem equipped ESU’s can only initiate calls. Incoming connections must come from a secure source. • Access and connection to remote equipment operations requires secure network operations. • A virtual private network (VPN) connection provides the peace of mind.
Support Center: Standard IPsec VPN • Only traffic intended directly for customer's LAN goes over the IPsec tunnel • Outbound traffic to internet can be filtered by whitelisting IP addresses or ports • Most popular and easiest type of IPsec to set up