Subject: Re: What tools for serial console ?
To: Simon J. Gerraty <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Herb Peyerl <email@example.com>
Date: 01/12/1999 18:28:25
"Simon J. Gerraty" <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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...