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Supermicro X9DRi-LN4F+ system boots, iKVM works but no output on physical VGA port

I'm new to server hardware but I've managed to get the system going by plugging in a graphics card into a PCI-e slot and then setting up IPMI, but would really like to have the VGA port working. Any ...
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IBM x3650 BMC update

I was updating my server x3650 (7979) with update express every thing was doing great but during BMC update flashing power of server goes down know nothing is working like power button how can i roll ...
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How is Intel's Remote Management Module (RMM4) different from Supermicro's IPMI/BMC?

I am new to IPMI BMC (always used KVM) and I would like to understand what are the differences between Intel's implementation on IPMI BMC using its RMM4 module and that of Supermicro? I've read ...
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Does an Intel server with RMM4 (IPMI BMC) need two IP addresses/cables?

I am managing a co-located server which has been rebooted and has not turned back on. It is in a data center and difficult to access, as such I am looking at Intel's RMM4 (compatible with the server ...
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How does BMC know when Host initiates shutdown from its OS?

I was reading about Intel Server Management and have this question. Through BMC web one can initiate a graceful shutdown to the Host OS, this is fine. But how does it work when OS initiates a ...
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Adding BMC support errors our with 500

I'm getting a new Foreman instance (v 1.10.1 on Ubuntu 14.04) stood up. I would like to add BMC to the nodes, but running into an issue. I'm able to add the BMC interface, but when I go to view the ...
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Supermicro BMC watchdog-caused reboots

I've recently acquired a SuperMicro X10SLL-F motherboard, which has a built-in BMC (Aspeed AST2400 chip). I want to use built-in watchdog controller when running linux on server (gentoo hardened). I ...
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ipmi_si module is missing and can't be found

Looked all over google and stackoverflow; can't find an answer to this "simple" problem. Background: I have a Supermicro server running centos 6.5 kernal 2.6.32-431.29.2.el6.x86_64. I have been ...
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Unable to reset IPMI cipher using ipmitool: “Parameter Data does not match” – why?

In attempting to make some Dell server BMC's more secure, I followed the recommendations given elsewhere and disabled cipher 0, using the following command (ipmitool running on the host OS, which is ...
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Unable to login to IPMI of Supermicro X9DRW-iF after f/w upgrade

I have a box with SuperMicro X9DRW-iF mainboard. It has built-in BMC module, which provides IPMI interface and web-GUI for it. After upgrading BMC firmware from R 2.35 to R 2.59 under web-GUI ...
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Accessing IPMI address

Currently if I want to know the server IPMI address, I will have to go to the SBIOS and check under BMC. Is there a way to get the IPMI address from inside a virtual machine ?
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Accessing Supermicro IPMI via SSH

When you deal with Supermicro IPMI/BMC, you could access it via: HTTP(S) in your browser - seeing web pages with sensors/configs and java applet to run redirection console IPMI protocol (using ...
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Asus ASMB4 KVM - How to restart from bash command line?

I have a remote server that hasnt been access in a while and it seems the KVM web interface is not working. I can SSH in and get a prompt but I dont have any idea how to either: -reboot the KVM only ...
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Getting IPMI SMB (I2C SMBus SSIF) to work on kernel 3.2

I've got one old server into my hands, and I'm trying to get IPMI to work. Server board is SE7520JR2 (SE7520JR22S, SE7520JR22.86B.P.08.10.0081.051820051126) $ dmidecode -t 38 # dmidecode 2.11 SMBIOS ...
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Supermicro Smash power management commands don't work

SMASH power management commands don't work for me. For example, I've tried the following in attempt to power on the chassis: start /system1/pwrmgtsvc1 It says "start..done." but the server chassis ...
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Dell BMC (Baseband Management Controller) on shared LAN, performance hit? static IP?

I am thinking of using Dell's BMC on some servers that we house at a datacenter to ease remote monitoring/administration in the event of failures. I have some questions: It appears that I can ...
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IPMI: LAN Parameter Data does not match

I have a SupoerMicro board with ipmi, where I have some problems in communication using the LAN channel. The server is running PFsense (netbsd) and I can sendt commands to the local ipmi controller ...
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“No Signal” when attempting remote console redirection using a BMC with RMM4

I have recently purchased a high-end chassis system for use in my home office (I am a contract programmer). The system includes a baseboard management controller (BMC), and in addition a remote ...
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ipmi - can't ping or remotely connect

I've tried configuring the IPMI controller to accept remote connections, but I can't even ping it. Here is its status: #/usr/local/bin/ipmitool lan print 2 Set in Progress : Set Complete ...
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Force Dell iDracs and BMC's to use lanplus instead of lan interface

Is there a way to force my Dell BMCs and iDrac cards to only use the lanplus interface and not use the insecure "lan" interface. I understand that there are some "firewall" features in the IPMI spec. ...
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Restrict IPMI access on Dell BMC and iDRAC to an allowed IP range

I'm trying to secure the iDRAC's and BMC's on some of my Dell servers (R210, R410, R510). I want to restrict access to IPMI commands to only a few IP addresses. I've successfully restricted access to ...