Linux/UNIX server access to your serial consoles anywhere and anytime

in Categories Howto, Linux, UNIX last updated May 31, 2006

This article explains howto provide worldwide access to your serial consoles relatively low-cost commodity components running your favorite Unix-variant (Linux) operating system along with an open source software package.

FTA “…Like many computing centers, we recently experienced some growth and needed a way to reduce our space/power/heat footprint in the datacenter. Our use of physical character console and keyboards attached directly to servers has given way to racks filled with high-density headless servers, KVM switches, network cables, and power strips…

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Posted by: Vivek Gite

The author is the creator of nixCraft and a seasoned sysadmin, DevOps engineer, and a trainer for the Linux operating system/Unix shell scripting. Get the latest tutorials on SysAdmin, Linux/Unix and open source topics via RSS/XML feed or weekly email newsletter.

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