headless system

headless system

A computer without a monitor, keyboard and mouse. It refers to servers that are controlled via a network connection or to embedded systems.
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are providing the industry's highest server density integrated with advanced headless system management.
However, in a headless system, you need a mechanism to setup the network setting since there is no keyboard, mouse or video output to access control panel.
Demos being featured include a remote management headless system, legacy USB mass storage boot support for floppy discs, zip drives, superdisks and CD-ROMs, legacy free/reduced BIOS, a power management application, a hot swapping device, and innovative technology for Internet appliance applications.
Console Redirection and Remote Flash capability improve the manageability of headless systems.