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

Wojtek Zlobicki wojtek.zlobicki at gmail.com
Sat Oct 2 11:36:08 EDT 2004

I was thinking something along of lines of a modem connected to an aux
port or a 2511 with drops to various devices at a site.

On Sat, 2 Oct 2004 08:30:07 -0700, Randy Bush <randy at psg.com> wrote:
> > 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.
> randy
> ---
> Q: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
> A: Why is top posting frowned upon?

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