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Re: linux blades, serial access

Tim Small tim@buttersideup.com
Mon, 16 Aug 2004 03:15:31 -0700 (PDT)

Michael Dolan wrote:

The group managing the blade setup claims that the only way to access the
'console' is through a web browser/java applet. This is quite cumbersome,
slow, and requires a GUI environment.  And worse yet, cant integrate into
conserver :) Is there not a serial-like console access available to access
the individual consoles of each blade?

This depends entirely on how HP have implemented the console access, which means you will probably have to do some detective work (e.g. sniffin the network, spying on the console client, etc.). If it is IPMI, then see this:


If it's not IPMI, then it's probably real serial lines, and you will have to work out how to get at them..