Accessing OpenVZ/Virtuozzo VPS via serial console (under SolusVM management only)
Posted by Aidil A. on 19 November 2020 07:25 PM
There may be a time your VPS unreacheable, probably datacenter having network problem or probably your server's networking failed to start or ip address clashed.
In-case of your VPS unreacheable, hence accessing via SSH nor via control panel (WHM, Plesk, Vesta, CWP or Webmin and some other more) will not available to you.
You may use this alternative access via serial console in order to check and verify your VPS still up running despite its ip address not pingable.
1. Access to your VPS Automation Client Area
2. Access SolusVM control panel
Scroll down and click on Control Panel button. Do take note that this Control Panel is NOT referring your CMS control panel such as WHM/cPanel, Plesk, CWP, Vesta and so on.
You now in SolusVM control panel page of the VPS you have selected just now.
To access your VPS via Serial Console, click on Serial Console button.
It is important to note that accessing your VPS via serial console is just for emergency case only. Emergency case such as mentioned at the beginning of this write-up.
For general task or day to day work, you should be using SSH client instead such as popular SSH client Putty.
5. Set the Session Time limit
6. Launch HTML 5 Console
7. Serial Console
8. Exit from Serial Console
9. Ending Serial Console session