The RPC2 communications module is a network interface module, that provides network connectivity to the rack PDU family of products. The RPC2 (rack PDU card) is factory-installed installed in managed versions of power's MPH2 rack PDU's. It can be field-installed in MPH and MPX rack PDU's to provide network monitoring and control capabilities. The module is factory-set for service in DHCP-based applications. It can be quickly and simply configured for duty in static IP applications. The RPC2 serves as the integration point for several rack accessory products.