[c-nsp] How to access cisco remotely when cpu 100%

Randy Bush randy at psg.com
Sat Oct 2 11:30:07 EDT 2004

> There is a reason why out of band management is so popular.  At 100%
> even console may be unresponsive at times.   Counting on being able to
> talk to the router over a busy WAN link is not a good idea.  Set up
> out of band management, this way you should always be able to talk to
> your router.
>>> How can i access my cisco box remotely via telnet when CPU reached
>>> 100% for that box.
>> you won't need to.  the bad guys will already own it.

of course have oob access.  but do not assume your oob network is
not compromised.  never use telnet.

Q: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
A: Why is top posting frowned upon?

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