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Re: time sink 42
From: Sven Olaf Kamphuis <sven () cb3rob net>
Date: Thu, 16 Feb 2012 22:27:43 +0000 (UTC)
manufacturers printing the mac address of eth0 and the bmc on the back of
the case somewhere at the factory would be appreciated too.
preferably with a barcode as well.
the mac addresses is usually nowhere to be found on servers.
the things should just ship with the bmc set to dhcp, a barcode readable
label with the mac addresses, serial console enabled at 9600n81 with
portsharing with the bmc SOL, and pxe and wol enabled --
who do these manufacturers think they're selling to anyway, people that
buy just one unit and have all day to install it or what?
Sven Olaf Kamphuis,
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On Thu, 16 Feb 2012, Chris Adams wrote:
Once upon a time, Bryan Irvine <sparctacus () gmail com> said:
And watch for the removable faceplates. We've been bitten before
after a server move by rebooting a server that had the correct label
but the wrong faceplate. Now we label the faceplate as well as
underneath of it too. :-)
Not just faceplates; we got a couple of racks of used Dell servers and
were rolling through testing them when we discovered a couple where the
Dell tag on the lid didn't match the firmware. The tag on the back did;
at some point, somebody had switched lids on the cases!
Chris Adams <cmadams () hiwaay net>
Systems and Network Administrator - HiWAAY Internet Services
I don't speak for anybody but myself - that's enough trouble.
RE: time sink 42 Erik Soosalu (Feb 16)
Re: time sink 42 Justin M. Streiner (Feb 16)
Re: time sink 42 Greg D. Moore (Feb 16)
Re: time sink 42 Keegan Holley (Feb 16)