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Does anyone know if there is some price friendly hardware like HP ILO/Dell DRAC for desktop PC (home server)?

I prefer PCI/PCIe form.

All I need is access to COM port and remote power cycle.

Thanks in advance.

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Do you already have the homeserver? If you do not then look closely at the Intel chipsets. Some of them have support for this. Alternetivly you could buy a workstation class motherboard which often allow an Ilo module to be added. Or, as I did, a dell with an enterprise DRAC for home usage. If you already have the hardware that I do not know of a price friendly solution. – Hennes Jun 11 '12 at 14:01
@Hennes : Thanks for hint, I already have 1U server with Intel D510 ITX form motherboard.Unfortunately it does not have Intel AMT technology. – user106666 Jun 11 '12 at 14:08

Look for a managed PDU in your local stores (there are lots of different vendors manufacturing them, APC being the most famous) - this will provide remove power management. As for a serial console, your BMC might already provide that

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thanks, I will take a look. – user106666 Jun 11 '12 at 14:55

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