need (physical) key for Sun SPARCserver 1000e

alexmcwhirter at alexmcwhirter at
Tue Feb 14 17:00:44 CST 2017

On 2017-02-14 17:52, Fred Cisin wrote:
> On Tue, 14 Feb 2017, geneb wrote:
>> Worse case, just take the lock switch out of the chassis and find a 
>> local locksmith that'll make you a key.  It's a pretty common thing 
>> for them.
> A properly designed lock can not be removed with the case closed.
> A properly designed case can not be opened with the lock locked.
> Similarly, many locks can not be removed, nor disassembled with the 
> lock locked.
> Is THIS one properly designed?
> The key in the eBay picture is for a lock that would be as pickable as
> a domestic door lock.

A paperclip, a small flathead screwdriver, and about 5 minutes of time 
will get you in. These locks were never meant for security (that's why 
they are all keyed the same), they are meant to keep you from 
accidentally resetting the box.

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