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How to use the QuantaPlex KVM

Reviewed on 16 July 2021Published on 16 July 2021

This page shows you how to use KVM on a QuantaPlex Dedibox.

Requirements:

Creating a KVM session

  1. Click Server > Server List in your Dedibox console. The list of your dedicated servers displays.

  2. Click the name of the server you want to access. The server’s status page displays.

  3. Click KVM OVER IP in the menu on the right. A pop-up displays.

  4. Accept the terms for KVM access by clicking I Accept.

  5. Enter the authorized IPv4 address for the KVM connection. The IP address of your Internet connection is already pre-filled in the form. Then click Create to generate your credentials.

    Note:

    Currently only IPv4 addresses are accepted.

The connection URL and your credentials display. Click on the link to access the KVM interface.

Accessing the KVM-over-IP device

  1. Open the connection URL of your KVM in your web browser, then log in using the credentials displayed during access creation.

  2. Click Remote Control in the side menu of the BMC device.

  3. Click Launch KVM on the Remove Control page:

  4. Click Browse* File in the KVM window and select your operating system’s ISO file.

  5. Click Start Media to mount the virtual drive and reboot the machine:

  6. Press F11 during the boot process to enter the booot menu:

Select the boot device AMI Virtual CDROM0 to boot from the ISO file:

The server boots into installation mode. Follow the wizard of your operating system to complete the installation.

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