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Remote access via ssh with RedHat Rescue Disk

  1. Insert Rescue Disk and boot server.
  2. At the first prompt type “linux rescue” and hit enter.
  3. Follow boot disk prompts to start networking. Enter the system’s ip address, netmask, gateway and name server.
  4. Continue with prompts until the root partition is mounted and you get a command prompt.
  5. Verify network configuration with ifconfig and route.
  6. Use the following commands to start sshd:

You should now be able to SSH into the server.

  • NerdHerd

    awesomesauce, thanks for this… mount /dev/pts was the missing link in my equation

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