[CentOS] kickstart over ilo serial port

Scott Silva ssilva at sgvwater.com
Fri Jan 16 17:30:06 UTC 2009


on 1-16-2009 2:51 PM nate spake the following:
> John Doe wrote:
>>> Or you could plug a cable into the iLO port and use the text console
>>> through
>>> your browser (https:///)...
>> Or ssh...
> 
> Modern iLOs disable the VGA text console after the system POSTs,
> to use it you need the iLO advanced license, so usually easier to
> just use serial..
> 
No they don't. The text console is always available. It is just the graphic
console that you need a license for.

And it is also available over ssh, telnet (yuck), and yes, the serial port if
you set it up correctly.



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