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'')
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When the router fails (generally due to errors in the configuration file/forgetting to turn off the fail-safe) direct access to the router is possible.
  
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.
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This runs on port 2222 on <tt>ace.tardis.ed.ac.uk</tt>.
  
Note that some environments will firewall outgoing connections on this port, but we assume most admins have a suitable platform from which to connect.
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Access to machine consoles are available via [[Racnoss]] and the physical console/keyboard mounted in the rack.
 
 
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.
 
  
 
[[Category:Services]]
 
[[Category:Services]]
 
[[Category:ExternalServices]]
 
[[Category:ExternalServices]]

Revision as of 20:51, 18 March 2010

When the router fails (generally due to errors in the configuration file/forgetting to turn off the fail-safe) direct access to the router is possible.

This runs on port 2222 on ace.tardis.ed.ac.uk.

Access to machine consoles are available via Racnoss and the physical console/keyboard mounted in the rack.