Changes between Version 78 and Version 79 of telehouse_serial_access


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Apr 12, 2016, 10:44:09 AM (4 years ago)
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Jamie McClelland
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    23= How do I connect to an MF/PL server located at Telehouse via the serial port? =
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    4 Note: if you are trying to connect to a server in our XO/Bandcon, see [wiki:xo_serial_access our XO serial access page]; for Web Architects see [wiki:webarchitects-serial-access Web Architects serial acess page]; for Koumbit see [wiki:koumbit_serial_access Koumbit serial access].
     5Note: if you are trying to connect to a server in our Web Architects colo see [wiki:webarchitects-serial-access Web Architects serial acess page]; for Koumbit see [wiki:koumbit_serial_access Koumbit serial access].
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    67== Serial Console physical setup ==
     
    89In the MF/PL Telehouse rack, we have two startech 16-port USB to serial adapters using the FTDI chipset connected to the server `robideau`. These need to be connected to the front USB ports  [ticket:6304 for some reason we do not yet understand]
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    10  * In:
    11   * lower USB device
    12    * `kiyoshi` (ttyUSB0)
    13    * `cafiero` (switch) (ttyUSB2)
    14    * `negri` (ttyUSB3)
    15    * `anna` (tachanka) (ttyUSB4)
    16    * `vilma` (ttyUSB5)
    17    * `blanco` (ttyUSB6)
    18    * `florence` (ttyUSB7)
    19    * `wiwa` (ttyUSB8)
    20    * `baubo` (ttyUSB9)
    21    * `barron` (ttyUSB10)
    22    * `parsi` (ttyUSB11)
    23    * `severo` (tyUSB12)
    24    * `bolivar` (ttyUSB13)
    25    * `goofball` (ttyUSB14)
    26    * `pdu` (ttyUSB15)
     11Run:
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     13{{{
     14cereal-admin list
     15}}}
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     17To see the layout.
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    2819The 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.
     
    4738We can also setup additional users that have read-only access to the sessions created by each of these usernames, should that be desirable.  You can request such access by creating a [/newticket ticket].
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    49 In addition - we have a serial line running from `bolivar`'s `/dev/ttyUSB0` that goes to `robideau`'s built-in serial port 1, so that `robideau`'s console itself is remotely accessible, and logged.  You can connect to robideau's console with:
     40In addition - we have a serial line running from `wiwa`'s `/dev/ttyUSB0` that goes to `robideau`'s built-in serial port 1, so that `robideau`'s console itself is remotely accessible, and logged.  You can connect to robideau's console with:
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    5142{{{
    52 ssh -t robideau-console@bolivar.mayfirst.org cereal attach robideau
     43ssh -t robideau-console@wiwa.mayfirst.org cereal attach robideau
    5344}}}
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    5546== Setting up a new console user ==
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    57 To setup a new console user (this is something only admins can do), do the following as `root@sylvia`:
     48To setup a new console user (this is something only admins can do), do the following as `root@robideau`:
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    5950{{{