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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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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How can I find out if my server has IPMI of some sort?

I've never seen a Linux server I admin. How can I find out if it has IPMI of some sort installed? I tried answering my own question by installing ipmitool: Setting up ipmitool (1.8.9-2) ... Starting ...
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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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Supermicro IPMI unable to access through shared port

I have several supermicro servers (X8DTU-F, X7SPA-HF). I am using IPMI configuration with shared ethernet port (X7SPA-HF doesn't have dedicated port though). IPMI over ethernet is working perfectly. ...
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Getting console or dmesg contents when unable to login after OS crash

Our server Supermicro SYS-6016T-U often crashes due to https://bugs.centos.org/view.php?id=10642 . Since it's unable to write to disk, crash info isn't saved. I also cannot login using either IPMI ...
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Howto prevent IPMI exposure to the LAN1 on Supermicro X10SLM-F motherboard?

This board has a dedicated IPMI ethernet interface as well as two LAN interfaces. Until today I tought it would be safe to simply unplug the IPMI cable. However, this board will silently fallback to ...
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Alternate port numbers for Supermicro IPMI View software

I'm using the IPMI View software to manage a SuperMicro server but would like to use alternate port #s within the program itself. In other words - If I use the web browser, it defaults to port 80 - ...
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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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Can I reboot ipmi itself?

We have a DRAC IPMI, and after several weeks it gets very unresponsive. Its own web interface sometimes fails to display any information. The only choice is to pull the power plug out, wait, and plug ...
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Securing a SuperMicro IPMI BMC

I've recently acquired a SuperMicro X8DTU-F motherboard, which has a built-in BMC, which basically runs the IPMI system. It turns out to be a small Linux system running on an ARM processor. ...
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IPMI / Remote management missing options for IP Address in BIOS

Been trying to configure remote access and IPMI on this server, but the BIOS inexplicably does not have a space to configure an IP address. The screen shots in the manual show spaces for putting in ...
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Is it possible to reset the password on a SuperMicro IPMI interface?

Is it possible to reset the password on a SuperMicro IPMI interface? My motherboard is model X8STI-F.
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Does Supermicro IPMI require OnBoard video to be enabled?

Title pretty much says it all. I am using a supermicro board with integrated IPMI support. When I connect remotely I can take control of the mouse and keyboard but the video is totally black (no ...
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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 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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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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Access IML via IPMI

I am trying to get access to the Integrated Management Log (IML) via IPMI (iLO). Is it possible to obtain the IML via IPMI? I have no issue with getting metrics from the built-in IPMI/iLO sensors, ...
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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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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 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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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 ...