Securing OOB

Andrew Latham lathama at
Mon Apr 23 07:46:15 CDT 2012

On Mon, Apr 23, 2012 at 8:40 AM, Eric <eric at> wrote:
> Hello,
> It seems that the current practice is to use a DSL line, as opposed to a modem, for accessing an OOB a console server at a remote colo.  From a security standpoint, what do people generally do - trust the console server, repurpose an old linksys box from my house or put in a full firewall?
> Eric :)

There are hardware solutions for this type of install.  Often it is
best to add/create networks for access from multiple points at once.
My suggestion is

~ Andrew "lathama" Latham lathama at ~

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