OpenBSD: Setup a Serial Console

Posted on in Categories last updated December 1, 2012

How do I enable console redirection under OpenBSD so that I can see my remote server boot information and any diagnostic information that is normally printed to the screen? I’ve already enabled serial ports in my server BIOS and wired them up. How do I configure and access OpenBSD UNIX x86/amd64 server over serial console?

KVM virt-manager: Install CentOS As Guest Operating System

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Now, you have installed the KVM software and required drivers on the host operating systems. You also configured bridged based networking which will provide direct access to the Internet. It is time to create your first guest operating systems. For demonstration purpose you will install CentOS Linux v5.5 using the Internet using virt-manager GUI tool.

Best Method To Reboot Remote Linux / Windows / UNIX Server

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Q. I’ve couple of Linux / Windows server hosted in remote data center? My ISP provides following option for rebooting the box:
a) Graceful shutdown command
b) An IPMI reboot
c) A power strip

Which one is the best way to reboot server and why?
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