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How do I start a VM Host Console from the ESXI shell

is it possible to start a vm host console from the ESXI management console? I'm thinking of a command like vim-cmd vmsvc/start_console but didn't found anything that fits Thanks thorsten
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Block select on a Linux console?

Is there any Linux console (konsole, gnome-terminal, etc.) that allows selecting text in a block mode, like you can in a Windows cmd.exe window, using Mark and drawing a square?
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Linux Terminal I/O via SPI Device

Is it possible to create a console using the SPI device (/dev/spidev0.0) in a similar way that you would create a serial console, or if not is this possible ?? GRUB_TERMINAL=serial ...
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How can I scroll back the output in FreeBSD's console without Scroll Lock?

I've installed FreeBSD inside a VM on a laptop. As it turns out, the laptop keyboard has no Scroll Lock key, which is used for scrolling the screen back in FreeBSD's console. How can I scroll back the ...
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Stuck shell ESXi 4.0 - how to recover without reboot?

I had done some management by connecting to the ESXi 4.0 Server and using the unsupported shell login remotely using a KVM. I then typed exit Now it is stuck at a blank line: # exit _ That _ is ...
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Dell PowerConnect Console connection via Ethernet

When you buy a Dell PowerConnect (In my case it's a 5548) you are given a console cable that is serial to ethernet. Let's say you don't have a serial port on your laptop and but you still want to run ...
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How to search for text in a PuTTY console window

Is there a easy way for me to: search for a string in the output window of the putty ? or even a Linux command to search and highlight a string in the output ? I have 20,000+ lines in the output ...
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glassfish 3.1.2 admin console port 4848 blocked by firewall

I've got a remote server. There is glassfish 3.1.2 running behind apache 2.2. The administration port 4848 is blocked by firewall so that I cannot use http://some_server.com:4848 where some_server is ...
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Is there an console based usermanagement-tool for debian?

i'm using Debian Squeeze. I just wondered if there is a simple console (maybe curses) based user-management-tool for Debian? I'm not looking for something bloated like YAST, but for somthing simple ...
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PowerShell Start-Job output

When I run command Start-Job {dir} in PowerShell I get output Id Name State HasMoreData Location Command -- ---- ----- ...
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ESXi - serial console as default console

I have headless Supermicro server with IPMI as my ESXi 5 but I would like to use serial console as default console for ESXi instead of accessing it via IPMI VGA console redirection. I have some ...
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Supermicro + IPMI + FreeBSD: Kernel prints at 1-bps

I am running FreeBSD 8.2-RELEASE. The machine is a Supermicro 5015M with a IPMI 2.0 daughterboard. When I boot this host, the boot process proceeds fine. I see the BIOS, the RAID BIOS, the first and ...
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How can I disable console password-authentication on a Juniper EX4500 switch?

I am building a system that automatically configures Juniper and Cisco switches from the console based on user input from a web UI. I will have a full-time console connection to these devices; ...
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Scheduled job not running to completion; event logged with return code 3762504530

I'm just a lowly developer, but a scheduled (2:00 am) VB.Net console app job I inherited is intermittently not running to completion. About half the time, it just doesn't run to completion, logging ...
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How to put PHP into path

I have just built PHP from source. Usually when I do this, I don't have any problems just running php from anywhere. This time however, the console returns 'command not found'. What do I need to ...
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Configuring weblogic server console with external server urls, etc

there are obviously various 'canned' configuration options in oracle's weblogic server console for setting up data sources, jms queues, ldap servers etc, etc. What i want however is a way to ...
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Linux web console for multiple machine

I'm looking for a web-based tool allowing me to do the following: Have a single web-based UI for multiple servers Services monitoring: for each server I want to see all running daemons and be able ...
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Scroll inside the console in Open Indiana

First time unix user here. How do I scroll and/or page the output within the console in Open Indiana? If I list the help page for the zfs command it just outputs everything and I can't read it since ...
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how to check a windows long running console task?

I have scheduled Microsoft Windows server console application (that output to stdout) using the task scheduler . It is long running and might take weeks to finish. Is there a way to "tap" into the ...
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Sunfire v100 Reinstall Problems

I own two Sunfire v100 servers, and I use hyperterminal to connect to them. I am trying to re-install Solaris on one of them, so I put in the LOM cable and unplugged the harddrives. Here's the ...
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How to connect to a Netgear SRW224G4P serial console port?

I have two Netgear SRW224G4P switches with serial console ports. I'm using a Sabrent USB 2.0 to serial cable adapter with a female-to-female serial cable. I'm running Windows 7 64-bit and using putty ...
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Linux Terminal: Change cursor position after 'up arrow' key press

I just switched one of my systems from Gentoo to Ubuntu. There is one difference between the two setups that is driving me mad, and I cannot figure out how to fix it. When I use the 'up arrow' to go ...
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Which client to use for AS400 terminal? [closed]

I would like to connect to AS400 machine but I do not know which client to use. I have clients installed at work but I do not remember how it is called. I use Windows 7. Can anyone help me ?
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HP KVM Server Console Switch G2 error

I have a HP KVM Server Console Switch G2 that I am having a problem with. When I try to open up a KVM session with a server I am getting the message, "Error: All video channels in use", and the ...
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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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Linux: grep-able monitoring of network traffic and number of connections

I need to collect certain monitoring data every minute and send it to a monitoring server. The source of that data must be parseable using standard Linux tools. For example, to monitor number of ...
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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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How to serial-over-lan past “Loading initial ramdisk”?

I'd like to use "ipmitool ... sol activate" to record any kernel panics that may happen. I managed to keep GRUB2 in text-mode with "GRUB_TERMINAL=console" in /etc/default/grub. But right after the ...
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How do I log console output from a XEN VM?

I have a xen hvm vps with a console thats accessible using VNC. I'm wondering if there's any way of logging anything/everything that is sent to console? I'm trying to log the console cause my vps ...
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Console on ESXi 5

Is there also a console on ESXi 5? The well known method from ESXi 4 for the "hiddenconsole" does not seem to work. (Alt-F1, type "unsupported", enter root password)
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Hadoop logging on Mac going to console.. any setting to have it go to Hadoop's log files instead?

When I run a command for Hadoop on my Mac, Hadoop sends the logs to the command line. I could capture this on my own with > mylogfile.log, but I'm hoping there is simply a setting/option in Hadoop ...
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juniper j2300 console connection?

I've been given a Juniper Networks J2300 router, but I've never used a juniper device before and no idea where to begin on how to connect to the console of the device. I have a serial to RJ45 cable ...
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Linux: Print all messages to primary console *and* secondary console (monitor/KVM)?

I run Linux (Red Hat-based, CentOS, SL, versions 5 & 6) on a variety of Supermicro and other whitebox servers. Some have IPMI, some do not. Some of these systems are attached to a ...
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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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Is possible use guest machines inside Xen from the host machine

Im really new to Xen and searching about it, i found one tutorial about Xen installation here and one tool called XenCenter here. After install Xen and XenCenter is possible use host machine where Xen ...
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Setting php error_reporting value with a console parameter

In order to test my PHP projects on errors I normally use this command: find ./ -type f -name \*.php -exec php -l '{}' \; | grep -v "No syntax errors detected" I would like to extend the part php ...
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Specify the user for Xen's xm console?

I have a situation where I need xm console <domID> to drop into a specific user in a CentOS PV VM, say UserB. UserA was the first user created in the VM, and whenever I xm console <domID> ...
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Why do consoles sometimes hang forever when SSH connection breaks?

I've seen this with so many consoles (on Linux, Mac, ...), and with lots of different machines in many different networks. I can never pinpoint the exact reason, why this happens: All you have to do ...
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Accessing guest VirtualBox console via headless host SSH?

I've looked quite some time for this, and just can't find anything. Is there a way to access a VirtualBox guest consolle, via headless host SSH session? I.e. without any RDP/VNC protocols, just like ...
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How can I limit root to being able to only login on the console via /etc/security/access.conf

I know that I can prevent root from logging in via ssh with /etc/ssh/sshd_config but the auditors also want to see it done in /etc/security/access.conf as well. It seems doable but I can't determine ...
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Arrow keys not working in Solaris 10 Console Installation

I am trying to install Solaris 10 and facing a problem on selecting options. In network interface configuration I need to specify the IP Address of the router. The installation says as below. To ...
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How can I force my terminal to run high resolution in non-X11 environment in Linux?

I just installed Scientific Linux and I've had a high resolution terminal, then I upgraded my video driver to enable some features of my video card but with that my terminal went to regular resolution ...
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Can changing the tty improve compilation speed?

When I do large compilations (anywhere, but my question assumes Linux), many messages are often output to the screen. My question is, do these messages slow down the process? And if they do, does ...
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Setting Java Runtime setting for all users on a client PC

We have a problem with a java application running out of memory. Our (Windows XP) client PCs have JRE 1.6 version 18 installed. I want to increase the -Xmx runtime parameter for the JRE to 512M but I ...
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what console command ./ means?

I saw many times console commands like ./redis-server or ./mongo what exactly ./ means?
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Garbled using from Dell Drac for serial console redirection

I'm trying to get my DRAC 5 card to do serial console redirection so that I can SSH into it and access the server's bios / grub / bootup / console. So far, I can see/edit the bios, however as soon ...
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How do you track down kernel panic issues?

I've got a mac running as an office server which has it's share of kernel panics. I've tried reviewing the last item in the Console but I'm not sure if that's what I'm actually looking for or which ...
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XenApp Console - Lost Administrator Password

Running MF 4.5 using XenApp Advanced Config Console. I am administrator on the system but not configured for the console. Is there any way to gain access to the console as the previous Citrix Admin ...
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Gracefully Terminate Console App Run Via Task Scheduler

I'm running a console application on Windows Server 2008. I want it to always run, so I have scheduled it to run at startup via the Task Scheduler. I set up the task so it does not require a login. ...
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Brocade FCX terminal length

I have a Brocade FCX-4XG and I'm connected to the serial console. I would like to change the terminal length of this console to facilitate scripting, but unlike a cisco or juniper, it's not terribly ...