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BladeCenter Access - SOP

Contact Information

Owner: Fedora Infrastructure Team

Contact: #fedora-admin, sysadmin-main

Location: PHX

Purpose: Contains blades used for buildsystems, etc


Many of the builders in PHX are blades in a blade center.

Common Tasks

Logging into the web interface

The web interface to the bladecenter lets you reset power, etc. It's hostname is bc1-mgmt

Using the Serial Console of Blades

All of the blades are set up with a serial console over lan (SOL). To use this, telnet into the bladecenter. You can then pick your system and bring up a console with

env -T system:blade[x]
console -o

where x is the blade number (can be determined from web interface, etc)

To leave the console session, press Esc (

For more details on BladeCenter SOL, see