Next up in the z uber move...Getting the tape libraries from the garage to the server room. This will require installing a much larger door (two doors really), building a ramp, and moving a metric ton of boxes of gear/cables/parts/etc.
As far as I can tell the serial port on the i6000's and i2000's MCU spits out binary data. Documentation I found a while ago said it was not a console port but for something else. Might be worth digging into this more for debugging info but probably not worth while for now.
Need to look into "/usr/sbin/eclicmd.pl" more - looks like it could be useful.
If you want to find a copy of the .pkg (used for software upgrades and such) of a box you already have, check out "/rollback/usr/local/amc/app/updates/".
To capture a standard snapshot you can run this from the CLI...
/usr/bin/perl /usr/bin/capture_snap_shot.pl -a -c -f /tmp/snapshot.tgz
The robot in the i2000 is powering up and moving. It's getting caught up in a few places and I'm getting a low voltage warning too. Gotta figure out if it's the cable chain, the tracks (bottom bar was bent up a bit), or the robotics module that has all of the motor controllers in it.
In the interest of being a good netcitizen I've removed some of my i2000 and i6000 related posts. Baring any issues I'll probably repost them on/before 2019-01-14.
If you're using a Quantum, Dell, or ADIC Scalar product you should check to see if the password of the GUI's 'service' account is static. If it is then there is a pretty trivial way to get into the system using the vendor's maintenance account. The one system I have access to, an i2000, has a login of service:10101100.
If you're using a Quantum, Dell, or ADIC Scalar product you need to make sure the 'service port' isn't remotely accessible. If it is then there is a pretty trivial way to get into the system as 'root'. The port is explicitly listed in the manual as not for "normal" use.
tl;dr If you aren't plugging in stuff you shouldn't (per manual) then the risk isn't that bad.