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Virtual KVM or other way to see boot up

MxPhenom 216

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#1
At work we use physical KVM switches to access offsite machines. If we are at the windows OS we usually use remote desktop, but if the machine does not have an OS installed yet, we have to use a KVM. With my file server, I would like to be able to view the machine in while in the boot sequence/POST encase it doesn't boot right and gets hung up (like it is right now and I have no idea what the status is) is there a virtual KVM I can set up to connect to the system too see what is up with it. I do not want to keep on having to take it out of my desk hook up another mouse and keyboard and a screen to see what is going on.

I was checking some things on the internet, but nothing was really helping me, as it all seemed to be the same as the remote desktop client built into windows.

Thanks for the help in advance. :)
 
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#2
Any luck with this? Or does it not work before you log on?
http://synergy-foss.org/.
Have you considered KVM Over IP? Or are you looking for something that's software(free).
 

MxPhenom 216

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#3
Any luck with this? Or does it not work before you log on?
http://synergy-foss.org/.
Have you considered KVM Over IP? Or are you looking for something that's software(free).
I did look at that, but nevermind, figured out a different way to do it. I can just connect the system to my other monitor with a hdmi cable and switch between sources.