Remove access to server @ bios level, behind firewall

Gabriel Gunderson gabe at
Mon Jul 16 13:56:10 MDT 2012

On Mon, Jul 16, 2012 at 1:46 PM, Chris Wood <chris at> wrote:
> A clunky way would be to do IPMI and then have some sort of tiny linux
> box/device attached to the remote server that has a vpn connection back to
> us.  Or, find a KVM over IP that can punch through the firewall.
> Anybody aware of an elegant way to do this?

I think that's a pretty common way to do this.  All of your servers
have IPMI on a LAN that's just for IPMI access. You have the GW on
that LAN establish a VPN to your other site so that you can admin them
as needed.

Let us know if you come up with something more elegant than that :)


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