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Hi there,
I have a KVM switch Dell 2160AS that has KVM over ip capability. I do not know how to configure this so that I can access my servers connected to KVM switch from my desktop over rdp or so???
can someone give me a procedure to configure this so that I can access my servers from my desktop PC using KVM switch over IP?

Thanks and Regards,
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To use KVM over IP or PC over IP you need a KVM that is capable of encoding the video stream from one of the attached systems as IP traffic and placing it on the network for a remote client to view.

The 2160as is not able to do this. The 2160as will only allow viewing of any attached servers on the built in console ports.
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Dell does sell products capable of KVM over IP  the 2161ds would offer this
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Here is a link to the manual for that switch.  It includes information on configuring the device.

http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/software/smdrac3/cmc/cmc1.10/en/ug/html/ikvm.htm

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