Remove access to server @ bios level, behind firewall

Corey Edwards tensai at
Tue Jul 17 12:03:01 MDT 2012

On 07/16/2012 01:56 PM, Gabriel Gunderson wrote:
> 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 :)

Sounds pretty elegant to me. When will you have it ready?


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