Difference between revisions of "Emergency Login Service"

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Provides ssh access to admins in the event of a routing failure. (''ie, it has an externally facing independent ssh service'')
 
Provides ssh access to admins in the event of a routing failure. (''ie, it has an externally facing independent ssh service'')
  
This runs on port 2222 on <tt>(router|davison).tardis.ed.ac.uk</tt> to avoid filling the logs due to probes from alarmingly prevalent ssh worms.
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This runs on port 2222 on <tt>(router|ace).tardis.ed.ac.uk</tt> to avoid filling the logs due to probes from alarmingly prevalent ssh worms.
  
 
Note that some environments will firewall outgoing connections on this port, but we assume most admins have a suitable platform from which to connect.
 
Note that some environments will firewall outgoing connections on this port, but we assume most admins have a suitable platform from which to connect.

Revision as of 11:30, 30 November 2007

Provides ssh access to admins in the event of a routing failure. (ie, it has an externally facing independent ssh service)

This runs on port 2222 on (router|ace).tardis.ed.ac.uk to avoid filling the logs due to probes from alarmingly prevalent ssh worms.

Note that some environments will firewall outgoing connections on this port, but we assume most admins have a suitable platform from which to connect.

Access to machine consoles are available via Racnoss or the Spiderport.

Also, there is a monitor and keyboard in the Tardis room connected to leela, which can be used in emergencies.