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Hi there,

Please could anyone recommend a KVM type device which offers remote control over the internet irrespective as to whether the SBS 2003 was running - i.e. if the bios needed changing this could be done remotely. Also if possible would have phone access if adsl modem was down.

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Wesley
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A few ones that I use are the Avocent http://www.avocent.ca/products/datacentretable.asp or the Raritan http://www.raritan.com/infrastructure-management/ . I haven't used one with a modem backup but minicom does have one that does that as well. http://www.42u.com/minicom-smart-ip.htm
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What brand server do you currently have?  Because the HP iLO works pretty well:
http://h18013.www1.hp.com/products/servers/management/ilo/

And Dell OpenManage ITAssist will do the job too:
http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/software/smitasst/8.1/index.htm

Jeff
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Thanks guys - the server is actually a self build but i have the OpenManager ITAssist on my other Dells and it's a great card. Thanks again
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