Changes between Version 32 and Version 33 of telehouse_serial_access


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Oct 1, 2008, 2:19:59 PM (12 years ago)
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Daniel Kahn Gillmor
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    1 == How do I connect to an MF/PL server located at Telehouse via the serial port? ==
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     2= How do I connect to an MF/PL server located at Telehouse via the serial port? =
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     4== Serial Console physical setup ==
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    36In the MF/PL Telehouse rack, we have installed two [http://www.lavalink.com/index.php?id=232 Octopus 550's] in `sylvia`, a domU that is installed on `octavia`. An Octopus 550 is a pci card that has 8 serial lines coming out of it. `octavia` already has two built-in serial lines. `octavia`'s first built-in serial line is outputting the console for `octavia` itself. The second built-in serial line is reserved (it will probably be used to control a power system). The remaining 16 serial lines are connected to other servers in our rack.
     
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    2831The serial consoles of the attached machines are all remotely accessible (to properly-authenticated people), and they are also logged and timestamped.  We are using [http://cmrg.fithhorseman.net/wiki/cereal cereal] to do this cleanly and easily.
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     33== How to connect ==
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    3035In order to connect via serial console to one of the servers named above, ssh into `console.mayfirst.org` as ''servername''`-console`
     
    5863== Setting up a new console user ==
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    60 To setup a new console user, type the following on sylvia:
     65To setup a new console user (this is something only admins can do), do the following as `root@sylvia`:
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