Re: Remote server access via KVM?
- Date: Thu, 9 May 2019 08:11:16 -0500
- From: Tom Browder <tom.browder@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Remote server access via KVM?
On Thu, May 9, 2019 at 07:35 Dan Ritter <dsr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Tom Browder wrote:
> My remote server hosted with Dedispec has serious problems and they have
> offered me access via KVM.
> What do I need on my end to use that access to fix my remote host from my
> home network?
> All the references I see are access to VMs running on a local network.
Dedispec will tell you what access methods are available --
commonly, a Java program, or a web service, or VNC.
Their website says "temporary kvm over IP", which suggests that
they will come and plug in a networked device that will talk to
your server's VGA, USB and PS/2 ports. The client end of that
could be any of the above methods -- ask them.
Thank you. I'm aware of KVM devices, but wasn't sure about my end of the connection, so your explanation helps a lot.
But they are very cryptic in their typical responses and it is a slooow communication process leaving a lot to guess work. Hopefully all will end well.