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Google VM Instance is going down repeatedly how to figure it out?

We have issue with VM instance, its keep going down and SSH is not even responding. Is there anyway to check what is causing the VM instance's unresponsiveness.
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Cannot Upgrade Google Cloud SQL to Second Generation

I cannot upgrade the First generation Google Cloud Instance to Second generation instance using MySQL Second Generation upgrade wizard in console. During the check configuration screen, I get Tables ...
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How to send the keys Alt+F9 to Microsoft Azure Serial Console for Linux?

I need to gain root access to a newly-created VM hosted on Microsoft Azure. This is done on FreePBX (running CentOS) by sending the keys Alt+F9 on the console and issuing the command !passwd root. ...
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Exchange 2010 Management Console missing

I have installed the Exchange Management Console in Windows 10 Pro for manage a Exchange 2010 server. It connects to the server, even the Exchange Management Shell (Power Shell) connects without ...
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CentOS7 install on ESXi6 shows blank black screen after selecting install or test from menu

I'm trying to install a fresh version of CentOS7 on a new ESXi host we have setup. I can create the VM just fine, and select the CentOS7 ISO from the datastore. Once I boot the VM up and open the ...
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Hitachi CR210 console command

I am looking for command for console for Hitachi CR210. this is the equivalent of HP ILO, where you can connect to ILO IP with ssh, have access to console (if OS is in text mode), issue power off/on ...
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Using a computer with many COM ports as a low cost out of band solution?

I'm trying to come up with a cheapo out of band solution for my cisco routers in our data center. I want to be able to access them directly from the console remotely so if they are not accessible from ...
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Telnet server on linux redhat - deletes char, shifts on terminal console

When I open telnet client from local or remote console, I get damaged output in console like below example: -welcome screen appears properly (also when I put some text into nss. -1st char of words ( ...
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Reinstalling .NET framework 3.5 in preparation for Websense install

I'm attempting to set up a Websense filter server but discovered that a previous tech person decided it would be a good idea to uninstall .NET framework 3.5 from the server. In the process of trying ...
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Possible to reformat and reinstall OS on server via the console management server?

If one has access to a console server providing serial port access to a server, is it possible to reformat and re-install an OS on the server remotely? Note that creating partitions under the ...
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Flat 8-conductor cables for a serial console. What are they called?

I'm looking for a specific kind of Ethernet 8-conductor data cable. I am having trouble finding them online (at CDW, Newegg) because I can't always come up with the right search terms. A search for "...
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IP KVM switch, or serial console box for remote admin?

We have a small server farm (11 now, may add more in the future) of HP Proliant DL160 G6s. They all run either Linux (server only, no X11) or VMware ESX. We had intended to get models with iLO, in ...
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PolyCenter Netview & Console Manager

I'm looking to replace Polycenter Newview and Polycenter Console Manager with supported products. I'm starting with this list. Do you have any recommendations, either from that list or elsewhere?
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How to determine the baud rate of a serial port?

I'm setting up a console server and I need to determine the correct baud rate of my port. I'd like to do this from the command line, if possible. Does anyone know how?