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How to enable console support OpenBSD, *BSD for GNS3?

Maybe someone know how to enable console support to activate a serial console access to VM. I can't find solution. Maybe someone know what I need to do step by step. All generic solutions do not work. ...
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Special Administration Console (SAC) in linux

Windows have Special Administration Console (SAC), same feature is available to linux? Refer http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc785873(v=ws.10).aspx
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Redirect tty out to serial?

Im trying to debug an issue we are having with netbooting a RedHat box. The anaconda installer scribbles useful log data to the second virtual terminal (Ctrl-Alt-F2) but I would like to be able to see ...
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1answer
335 views

persisting esxi /bootbank/boot.cfg across reboots

i have a serial console connected to my esxi 5.5 server. and the configs work fine for the pxe install. however, upon reboot my console no longer works: i believe i need to change the file ...
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Powervault MD circular console cable

We have two Powervault MD SAS devices, the specific model eludes me as these are remote and not accessible to me and anyone on-site doesn't have the capability to locate a service tag/serial or model ...
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Real benefits of serial console servers (with modern server hardware)?

I'm working in a new environment that makes heavy use of serial console servers for server management. They are augmented with switched PDUs for power management. They are not using the DRAC ...
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Installing and running a guest OS on KVM-qemu with only serial console access

I am trying to installing a bsd distro with virt-installer. With a Linux distro I used this: virt-install -n debian -r 1024 --vcpus=1 --accelerate -v --disk ...
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What serial cable do I need for a Cisco/Linksys SRW2024P?

Some idiot (one guess as to who) installed a Cisco/Linksys SRW2024P in a 2nd location and forgot to change the IP before doing so. Now it's on a new subnet and I need to control it via console port. ...
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Ubuntu Server 10.10: Preventing a serial console from using UTF-8

I have an Ubuntu 10.10 Server box with a Digital VT220 connected over a serial line. (That's a real VT220, not a virtual one. An actual beige CRT thing.) It works great apart from the fact that ...
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How could I protect serial console?

How can I protect serial console which if forwarded over RS232-Ethernet to WAN? Is it possible? I was thinking about it, but I can't figure it out. Is it possible to allow login through serial console ...
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Serial connection over a single USB cable (Windows to linux, or linux to linux)

I'm helping out with a project for an embedded device that only has USB and no serial. This device is running Linux. These days, when we need to connect to a serial port on a device we typically use ...
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Connecting a USB laptop to a RJ45 serial port

We are about to get our first managed switch at work (Procurve 2520G-24-PoE), and this lowly programmer gets to put on his admin hat and try to configure it. The switch has an RJ45 serial port for ...
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Gigabyte GA-6KIEH-RH | Serial Over LAN

It has been a while since I have worked with hardware and I am in the process of a scratch install of OpenSuSE 11.3. Before installing the OS, I want to make my server as headless as possible. My goal ...
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Serial console over GSM - Are there such devices?

I just lost a server by restarting the network interfaces. Then i got the following idea: A small GSM device with an RS232 connector I want to connect the serial console to the device, and in case ...
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How to configure UNIX or Linux for administration via serial connection

How can I configure my UNIX or/and Linux PC with COM port to support serial console connections? I would like to connect my notebook to that PC via a console cable and manage the PC with terminal ...
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Linux: open serial(COM1) line to manage Switch through console

Cat you help please) I have connected switch to PC with serial cable and i want to manage it. What utility i can use to open serial line and manage switch through console? On windows i used ...