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Many of our physical machines use RSA II cards for remote management.
 
  
  
== Contact Information ==
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This SOP has moved to the fedora Infrastructure SOP git repo. Please see the current document at: http://infrastructure.fedoraproject.org/infra/docs/ibm_rsa_ii.txt
Owner: Fedora Infrastructure Team
 
  
Contact: #fedora-admin, sysadmin-main
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For changes, questions or comments, please contact anyone in the Fedora Infrastructure team.
  
Location: PHX, ibiblio
 
  
Servers: All physical IBM machines
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Purpose: Provide remote management for our physical IBM machines
 
 
 
== Restarting the RSA II card ==
 
 
 
Normally, the RSA II can be restarted from the web/ssh interface.  If you are locked out of any outside access to the RSA II, follow these instructions on the physical machine.
 
 
 
If the machine can be rebooted without issue, cut off all power to the machine, wait a few seconds, and restart everything.
 
 
 
Otherwise, to restart the card without rebooting the machine:
 
 
 
# Download and install the IBM Remote Supervisor Adapter II Daemon
 
## yum install libusb-devel # (needed by the RSA II daemon)
 
## Download the correct tarball from http://www-947.ibm.com/systems/support/supportsite.wss/docdisplay?lndocid=MIGR-5071676&brandind=5000008 (TODO: check if this can be packaged in Fedora)
 
## Extract the tarball and run
 
 
 
<pre> sudo ./install.sh --update </pre>
 
# Download and extract the IBM Advanced Settings Utility (http://www-947.ibm.com/systems/support/supportsite.wss/docdisplay?lndocid=TOOL-ASU&brandind=5000016, warning: this tarball dumps files in the current working directory)
 
# Issue a <pre> sudo ./asu64 rebootrsa</pre> to reboot the RSA II.
 
# Clean up: yum remove ibmusbasm64
 
 
 
== Other Resources ==
 
 
 
http://www.redbooks.ibm.com/abstracts/sg246495.html may be a useful resource to refer to when working with this.
 

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This SOP has moved to the fedora Infrastructure SOP git repo. Please see the current document at: http://infrastructure.fedoraproject.org/infra/docs/ibm_rsa_ii.txt

For changes, questions or comments, please contact anyone in the Fedora Infrastructure team.