Subject: Re: What tools for serial console ?
To: Simon J. Gerraty <>
From: Herb Peyerl <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/12/1999 18:28:25
"Simon J. Gerraty" <>  wrote:
 > 2/	Multiple people can be "tip"ed onto a bastion's console
 > 	at the same time.  I cannot stress how important that is.
 > 	When you need to get onto a console in a hurry you don't
 > 	want to be having to ring around the country to find out
 > 	who is already on it and whether they are already fixing it 
 > 	etc.  With rtty you just tip "host" and can see for yourself.

mmmm, 'screen -D'. :-)

anyway, I use some combination of terminal servers that provide an
rtelnet capability, behind some level of filtering on a console
server host which is NetBSD running screen as a front end to telnet.

I can't remember why I decided to not like rtty but I did...