Establishing a console connection to the Cloud Services Appliance (formerly Management Gateway)

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    Description:

     

    Establishing a console connection to the Gateway Appliance requires either a direct connection or an SSH connection.  Instructions for both are contained in this document.

     

    Process:

     

    To establish a DIRECT CONNECTION to the device you will first need to connect a monitor, keyboard, and mouse directly to the Cloud Services Appliance. 

     

    • Next boot the device if it is not already running.
    • Once the interface loads click ALT and F2 to switch pages.
    • Next right click and select "xterm".  This will load a text interface or console.

     

     

     

    To establish an SSH CONNECTION you will need an SSH utility such as Putty or SecureCRT.  FYI - Putty is a free download.

     

    Instructions for establishing a connection to the device using Putty are contained in the article below.

     

    http://community.landesk.com/support/docs/DOC-2818