[geeks] KVM over IP
nick at pelagiris.org
Fri Jan 13 00:32:44 CST 2006
Avocent makes a "cheap" ~800$ kvm-over-ip box, one DB15/ps2/ps2 in, one out, one ethernet, one serial.
On Thu, Jan 12, 2006 at 05:35:08PM -0700, Dan Duncan wrote:
> Does anyone know of an inexpensive KVM over IP solution?
> (Besides using real hardware that does console over serial)
> I need something that will allow BIOS-level access of multiple
> servers either by having multiple inputs or the ability to control
> an external KVM. I'd also like the ability to connect from multiple
> locations (not necessarily at once) without needing special hardware
> or software to do so.
> Some examples so far:
> Bill, you had previously mentioned the Simple Link device which
> is interesting but a bit pricy for what I want.
> Adder makes one that uses VNC instead of the browser interface (which
> I think I prefer) but it's also expensive:
> These seem to be expanding fairly rapidly with the number of crappy
> Wintel boxes being tasked as servers so I'm hoping I can find something
> Thanks for any input.
>  Please, shoot me now.
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