Intelligent Platform Management Interface is a mechanism to manage and monitor computer hardware from the OS running on that hardware, or remotely over the network. It is implemented by a separate controller on the motherboard, called the Baseband Management Controller which may have a dedicated NIC ...

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Problems with Supermicro X10DRi-T NICs

I've got a workstation with Supermicro X10DRi-T mainboard. It has three Ethernet ports. One of them (IPMI LAN) is dedicated to IPMI. The other two, LAN1 and LAN2 are general-purpose. This question ...
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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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supermicro ipmi radius attributes

Referencing this old question: Configuring RADIUS or LDAP on Supermicro (ATEN) IPMI Supermicro isn't in FreeRadius's vendor dictionary. So how do I add these attributes and get Supermicro IPMI to ...
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IPMItool, bash script

i need to write a bash script that will go in the server to check the ip address of ipmi, as i read that i can use ipmitool lan print i can write it inside server to show the ip address. but ...
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DRAC 4/I Console Redirection Applet Perpetually Stuck Connecting [closed]

The Problem Attempting to connect via the Java virtual console results in perpetual attempt at connecting, even though the applet otherwise loads properly and attempts to connect to the proper ...
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Supermicro IPMI on MBD-X8DAH+-F-O motherboard. Keyboard and mouse do not work after booting Windows Server 2008 R2

Hell Everyone, I built a server with the mentioned motherboard. I installed Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise on this server. IPMI is integrated on the motherboard with its own dedicated NIC. I've ...
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How to disable ipmi over lan using ipmitool

I would like to know if it is possible to disable ipmi over lan via ipmitool. Setting the IP to 0.0.0.0 as stated here http://support.unitrends.com/ikm/questions.php?questionid=642 did not do what I ...
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“HDD Status” in ipmitool sensor output

I have a Supermicro "SuperServer 1028U-TR4+" box (motherboard: X10DRU-i+). I use command ipmitool -H <ipmi_ip> -U <ipmi_user> -P <ipmi_password> sensor and get this output: ... ...
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How to monitor and rebuild hardware RAID in ESXi?

I'm currently putting together some ideas for a new VMHost using ESXi with RAID 5 to replace 3 aging ESXi hosts that have no RAID. However I can't seem to find any good info explaining how to monitor ...
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How to config private IPs for IPMI using VPN?

Recently I discovered it is best to protect my IPMI web interface behind a VPN. I went ahead and installed OpenVPN on my server and connect to it using tunnleblink on OSX. The VPN part is all set and ...
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IPMI only over HTTP

I am actually performing a security review for a customer and I'm being confusing about the IPMI case. If I'm correct, the protocol is flawed by design, thus directly exposing the IPMI service ...
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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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CentOS w/ IPMI not responding to input?

I just installed CentOS Release 6.2 (Final) on one of our machines, however after rebooting post install, the system seems unresponsive to any input. It is sitting at "testsrv login:" but nothing ...
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Bare metal: Server doesn't come up. Sometimes

I have a HP ProLiant DL160 G5 and a real strange problem: If the server is unplugged for several minutes, it comes up without any problems. If I gracefully shut it down, pressing the power button ...
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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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FreeIPMI (ipmi-sensors) not displaying PROC/MEM sensors from HP servers

I am trying to monitor our physical hardware using FreeIPMI, specifically I want to be alerted on processor, memory, power supply, and disk failures for our IBM, DELL, and HP servers. Running ...
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Can I use ipmitool to determine which IPMI link is 'up'?

I am having a very frustrating time configuring the IPMI interface on a Supermicro box. Unfortunately with IPMI it is not always clear which interface is being used by the BMC. The Supermicro ...
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Can I perform an IPMI bios update without a supported CPU?

I'm considering to build a server using the Supermicro X10SLL-F board with a Xeon E3-1231 v3 CPU. However, according to my research, this CPU requires a BIOS update (unfortunately Supermicro does not ...
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Changing network boot order (pxe) using ipmitool

Using ipmitool, I am trying to change the boot order to pxe boot first and from a particular interface. As far as I am aware, ipmitool tool provides option to change the boot device but not ...
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Supermicro IPMI is not working

I got a problem with two supermicro-servers which are placed in a housing-place. No documentation for this nodes has been made. I tried to setup the IPMI because it shouldnt be a big problem. I did ...
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Allow console access to physical machines through telnet

We have a Super Micro server blade in our lab running a custom OS.The console of the OS can be accessed using the Super Micro web interface. A window gets created by running a .jnlp which needs to be ...
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ProLiant DL360p Gen8 and ProLiant DL360p Gen9 and ProLiant DL360p Gen7 servers vulnerability of ILO

Qualys scan reported the following vulnerability on all the ILOs of ProLiant DL360p server which we are using.Vulnerability is "IPMI 2.0 RAKP Authentication Remote Password Hash Retrieval ...
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Local console does not appear on ESXi 6.0 server

A VMWare ESXi 6.0 server used to be controlled via a serial console, but now has IPMI card with VGA redirection. During the ESXi boot process, there's a running list of "Loading /xxxx.tgz", then ...
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Monitoring PSUs with local IPMI and Nagios

I'd like to use Nagios to monitor the redundant PSUs in my servers (running Debian Wheezy). I've run the sensors-detect script in the lm-sensors package, and the only thing it can find is Driver ...
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Install image with Ansible via IPMI?

Is there a way to install an image on and provision a bare metal SuperMicro IPMI server from the ground up with Ansible via in-band IPMI over VPN? I'm looking to see if I can automate the ...
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Fan Speeds on SuperMicro System via IPMI

I have a SuperMicro 4027GR-TRT server that I am running multiple GPUs in. I would like to set the cases fan speed higher that what they are right now using IPMI, although I am not sure how to do it. ...
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Supermicro IPMI Bug ? I can't get chassis status via ipmitool

I tried to get the chassis status of client servers via ipmitool. Command I used is below. "ipmitool -I lanplus -U ADMIN -P ADMIN -H 192.168.1.xxx chassis power status" M/B model:X9DRW-7TPF+ FW ...
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How to check if my Supermicro IPMI is compromised with plaintext admin password over the web?

I've some Supermicro servers with IPMI running, and as described in this blog (http://blog.cari.net/carisirt-yet-another-bmc-vulnerability-and-some-added-extras) there's a critical vulnerability to ...
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What is IPMI log directory?

Does IPMI log have directory that all ipmi log messages are saved? I know how to view ipmi log by command like - ipmitool -I lanplus -H -U root -P changeme chassis status. But I want to where this ...
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Are there any generic KVM over IP cards/chips for motherboards without any such capability?

I have a remote server that doesn't have any IP KVM capabilities, meaning I can't remotely power cycle it or access the BIOS. I saw that ASUS offers something for their motherboards here: ...
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What IP address should I use for a device that I want to break network access to?

I have an IPMI server on a super micro motherboard that I am unable to disable. There is not even a jumper to disable this either. After seeing all of the security issues that the IPMI server they ...
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Pacemaker and Stonith : passive node won't bring up resources

I'm working with Pacemaker and Stonith for High-Availability with a 2-node cluster (nodes called here A and B). Both nodes have one IPMI as fence device. The deal is : A is currently running ...
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IBM Blade Center - Power Consumption with SNMP & IPMI

We have the need to follow and manage the power consumption of each blade, one by one, from our IBM Blade Center system. Is there a way to do this ? Anyhow it’s a licensing upgrade or ...
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IPMI: SOL Hangning

I have IPMI configured on a Ubuntu server. Currently, the power status is on, but I cannot access this remote appliance. ipmitool -Ilan -H IP -UADMIN -P'password' chassis power status Chassis ...
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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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ipmitool not functioning the same after upgrade to 14.04

I currently have a se7501br2 motherboard that functions in a server running ubuntu 14.04. I have recently update to 14.04 from 12.04. Before this upgrade, I was able to use "ipmitool sensor" to get ...
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Cannot modify default IMM password (SIGSEGV signal)

We cannot modify the default USERID/PASSW0RD on an IMM because when we try it modify the USERID's password with a logged in USERID user (that has the "max" rights) we get this message after clicking ...
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What's the difference between IPMI cycle and reset?

What's the difference between restarting a machine using the ipmitool subcommands chassis power cycle versus chassis power reset?
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Can't find IPMI mac address

The MAC address listed under ipmitool lan print seems to be incorrect, since there is no entry in the arp cache for the set ip address, 10.224.242.121: # arp 10.224.242.121 10.224.242.121 ...
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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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Configuring SuperMicro IPMI to use one of the LAN interfaces instead of the IPMI port?

The SuperMicro X8SIE-F board has two dedicated LAN interfaces for the operating system (LAN1/2) and one dedicated LAN interface for IPMI. Is it possible to configure IPMI to use one of the LAN1/2 ...
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Support for virtual IPMI in a VM?

This might be a silly question, but... Is there any hypervisor or other virtualization solution which supports a "virtual IPMI" for virtual machines? I.e. would allow access to something that looks ...
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Zabbix IPMI does not auth with Cisco C220 M3

server: Cisco C220 M3 Zabbix 2.4 Ubuntu 14.04 ipmitool works user1@zabbix3:~# ipmitool -I lanplus -H 192.168.1.45 -U admin -P Password1 -A MD5 sel SEL Information Version : 1.5 (v1.5, v2 compliant) ...
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Access IPMI / iLOM / iDRAC / any Java-based Remote Console applet via Proxy on OSX

This question is probably more of an OSX + Java / Proxy issue than a iLOM / DRAC / IPMI issue. I am able to set up SSH tunnels for access to a server management network which contains various servers ...
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supermicro servers - ipmi / nagios disk monitoring

I have several machines from this manufacturer in my group. I'm looking for a method / process to monitor disk health. IPMI doesn't seem to offer anything beyond fan speed and CPU temperature. Has ...
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IPMI web management on Supermicro not working: “Could not open device at /dev/ipmi0 or /dev/ipmi/0 or /dev/ipmidev/0:…” and “Invalid Channel 255”

Troubleshooting an IPMI issue on a centos 6.5 server. Specifically, I am not able to set up IPMI web management due to errors when trying to work with IPMI LAN settings. I get the following error ...
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Hardware to remotely reset a server which doesn't have a built in IPMI module?

I work for a hosting company, where we offer colocation services. Since we offer colocation for client hardware which we don't own, a lot of the client devices don't have an IPMI module to allow ...
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How can I manage hundreds of IPMI BMCs?

I have over 200 computers which can provide IPMI services. The servers are manufactured by several different companies (SuperMicro, Dell, etc.), and there are 6-7 BMC models from about 5 different ...
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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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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 ?