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IPMI (Intelligent Platform Management Interface) provides us with a Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM)-like browser-based console that allows you to remotely control and manage your server when you don’t have access to Secure Shell (SSH) or RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol) — or when the operating system is not responsive. When using IPMI, it also provides the right tools to mount an ISO file on your server. An ISO file takes it name from the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9660 standard. It also ca be called an ISO image, and it is a type of specialized archive file that is intended to contain and maintain an exact copy of the data that was originally stored on an optical disc. The primary purpose of an ISO file is to contain a replica of the content of the optical disc in a digital format, effectively emulating the presence and functionality of a physical optical drive. This digital representation allows for convenient access and utilization of the stored data without needing the physical disc, offering a virtual alternative to traditional optical media.

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Whether you're a developer or a sysadmin, a member of DevOps or a Digital Agency team, you'll often encounter situations that require you to interact between different operating systems. Connecting from a Mac to a Unix environment with SSH, using a terminal session, is fairly common. Connecting from a Mac to a Windows environment is a bit more fiddly.

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