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    USB display and keyboard - does it exist?

    Hi All,
    Like many of you I have a few Windows servers to look after. Some of them are headless, and don't have access to a KVM. Is there something which will plug into my laptop at one end and the display/keyboard/mouse at the other end and give me a virtual desktop?

    RDP isn't an option for me, and the only workaround I've found is to physically plug a monitor, keyboard and mouse in which is a royal PITA.

    Cheers..

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    Re: USB display and keyboard - does it exist?

    do the server have ILO / remote support cards?
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    Re: USB display and keyboard - does it exist?

    Some do, some don't.

    The point is that I'm after some sort of dongle which will let me do what I can do with a serial cable on *ix - except being Windows, it obviously has to be visual.

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    Re: USB display and keyboard - does it exist?

    Not exactly what I was looking for, but close enough! I'll get one and report back.....

    Thanks...

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    Re: USB display and keyboard - does it exist?

    no problem... let me know how it goes.
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    Re: USB display and keyboard - does it exist?

    Slightly cheaper here: http://www.scan.co.uk/Search.aspx?q=Aten+CS661

    Saw this in our reception, and was rather impressed with it.

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