Fwd: upgrading remote server
glarkin at FreeBSD.org
Sun Oct 18 18:13:22 UTC 2009
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Jeronimo Calvo wrote:
> quiet interesting that serial port thingy! do you know the name of it
> btw? I will be interested to install on of them... and start saving
> some money going to my office :D when i can not use even ssh...
When I had servers housed in a different data center a few years back, I
had good luck with APC PDU units (http://bit.ly/TQHjv) to remotely
power-cycle servers, and I also used a serial console server like one of
This way, if you kill your network interface on a server, you still have
a way to get in and fix it without physically traveling to the data center.
Hope that helps,
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