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Re: conserver extras

Fabien Wernli wernli@in2p3.fr
Mon, 17 Nov 2008 14:14:24 GMT


On Mon, Nov 17, 2008 at 01:47:33PM +0100, Andras.Horvath@cern.ch wrote:
> optional multiport serial cards) every 40..200 clients where server code
> gathers console logs and allows user access to consoles.

How do you sync conserver.cf among conservers?

> - run conserver as user 'uucp', not as root (modified RedHat init
>   script -- we run Scientific Linux aka recompiled RHEL)

er... why on earth uucp?

> - a wrapper script around ipmitool, with its own config file, so that
>   IPMI passwords are not exposed to users and special options (e.g. "-o
>   intelplus" can be passed on where needed. The same script can, and
>   will, be eventually used to use ssh as a transport (e.g. for SUN
>   machines without IPMI SOL)

I have working wrapper scripts around IPMI, SUN ALOM, ILOM, and
V[24]0z SP, IBM e32[56] and ls20 bladecenter. Some are already in
conserver.com/contrib. Feel free to contact me if you're interested.