OT: It's arrived!

Chris Benson chrisb at jesmond.demon.co.uk
Mon Nov 5 08:39:06 GMT 2007

On Mon, Nov 05, 2007 at 01:42:07AM +0000, Lyle - CosmicPerl.com wrote:
> >  
> Hi Simon,
>  Remote serial port access? This is new to me. To be honest access the 
> BIOS, etc, through a serial port is new to me. If you'd give me the 
> terms I can google to research this I'd very much appreciate it.

"service processor"

Entry-level Sun AMD server: http://www.sun.com/servers/entry/x4100/specs.xml
	"Advanced onboard management and monitoring enabled by embedded
	Sun Integrated Lights Out Manager (ILOM) Service Processor. Key
	functionality includes:
	Local and Remote KVM (Keyboard, Video, Mouse)
	Local and Remote Media (CD, floppy, USB)
	DMTF style Command Line
	IPMI 2.0
	SNMP v1, v2c, v3
	SSH 2.0, HTTPS Access Authentication

Summary at http://www.sun.com/systemmanagement/index.jsp

All the trad Unix vendors have similar systems.

If only the operators would remember to plug the damned things in, life
would be much better!
Chris Benson

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