Questions tagged [ipmi]

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 or use one of the systems existing NICs. This tag should be used for questions related to IPMI hardware and software.

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Microserver's vendor speciffic IPMI implementation vs DRAC, ILO… 1st hand experiences needed regarding the hidden costs [closed]

I am checking out a Microserver's servers and they look fine, but I wonder, how Microserver's vendor speciffic IPMI implementation (WPCM) compares to the top of the line IPMI implementations from DELL ...
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Use ipmitool to reduce fanspeeds at startup

How can I get ipmitool to reduce my server's fan speeds automatically at startup? The fan speeds don't survive a reboot ipmitool raw 0x30 0x70 0x66 0x01 0x00 0x40
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How to use ansible's ipmi_power module?

I'm trying to power cycle a machine using ansible's ipmi_power module. The documentation says you need to have pyghmi installed on the host where you are executing the playbook, and I've confirmed I ...
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Discover IPMI IP address by scanning all possible direct LAN addresses

I have a Supermicro server board that powers on but wont post. I have connected a LAN cable to the dedicated IPMI LAN port on the board and am trying to discover what the IPMI IP address of the board ...
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ipmitools timeout when trying to connect to local physical host using a shared network port

I'm having some issues with IPMI while trying to log stats into InfluxDB. I have two ESXi physical hosts: esxi1@192.168.1.231 and esxi2@192.168.1.234. Both are identical HP ML110 gen9 with two NIC ...
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How to publish IPMI JNLP Java over a website

We have an isolated network with management IPs 10.0.0.0/24 there are several IPMI ports connected and would launch the JAVA JNLP for remote access. If we are connected to this network we have no ...
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IPMI hangs while installing RHVH ISO in OVH dedicated server

I'm trying to install rhvh(Redhat-Virtulization) iso into ovh dedicated server using IPMI. Every time it gets hanged at pre-installation scripts. IPMI gets hanged at 0 FPS, it never responds, unless I ...
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How to make Web ISO work in Virtual Media on SuperMicro ipmi?

How does Virtual Media Web ISO work on SuperMicro ipmi? I am using SuperMicro sever. I want to be able to mount bootable ISO image to a server, launch long process there (disk formatting), and then ...
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How can a Centre get server's hardware information by IPMI address?

I find there is a way to automated hardware information collection. but what's the principle ? why the Centre know a Server's IPMI address then it can get the Server's hardware information? Is there ...
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Asus P9D-I IPMI mac fault

I've just bought a used Asus P9D-I Mainboard with BMC IPMI onboard. The problem is, that I cannot access the IPMI WebConsole because the mac address in the bios is completely zeroed (00-00-00-00-00) I ...
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Which source of sensor readings are most prefered? IPMI, ACPI, or from sensor chip itself?

When monitoring systems for their temperature, and fan speeds, what source of sensor readings is most preferred? I can get all the motherboard readings from both, IPMI and directly from the Winbond ...
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Dell R510 CPU sensor & fan control

Been using a dell R510 for years without issue for video rendering. It's not being used for that anymore and had to move the rack to a less optimal location so wanted to see the CPU temp and modify ...
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need to install open ipmi on a remote HP DL20 server

I have an ubuntu(18.04.2 LTS) image running on a HP DL20, This server has a dedicated iLO, but i fear some settings are wrong as i cant reach the iLO. I would like to install open ipmi on the server ...
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Determine to witch network card is a BMC channel tied to

I am trying to configure IPMI access on a server that has multiple network cards and only one BMC channel. There is any way to find out witch card has BMC interface without physical access to the ...
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Get blades IPMIs Mac Addresses on a Supermicro Microblade

Does anyone know if there is a way of getting all the blades IPMIs Mac Addresses on a Supermicro Microblade (Enterprise MicroBlade6U - MBE-628E-820) coupled with a MBM-CMM-001 and a MBM-GEM-001 switch?...
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Can I use AlUpdate instead of lUpdate for ipmi update on supermicro servers?

I have several different SuperMicro servers and I want to create an internal repository with firmwares and create a package with updating utility. In the ipmi firmware archives that I downloaded from ...
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IPMI IKVM + External display on Supermicro X11SBA-F?

I've been thinking of getting X11SBA-F for to replace my aging operator machine, but it must be hooked to a monitor 24/7, and at the same time i want IPMI IKVM to be active as well. Otherwise, i'd ...
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Can I “debug” Intels' SDR Fan Speed and thermal control?

I have an Intel mainboard inside an Intel chassis. When using the Intel chassis, the fan speed calculations are not meant to be influenced by the user. The BMC uses various IPMI sensors as input ...
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how to set bmc hostname?

How I can set bmc hostname ? It needs for identify which server controlled by this BMC. I understand what It can be done by DHCP but I don't want to use it in this situation. I have rmm3 and rmm4 ...
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Can't Start IPMIView on Windows 7 or 10

I have downloaded and installed SuperMicro IPMIView 2.16.0 on 4 machines, 2 each on both Windows 7 and 10. When I start the program from the start menu, the hourglass spins for a few seconds and then ...
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Supermicro IPMI unavailable after server shut down

We are using a Supermicro X9DRi-LN4+/X9DR3-LN4+ motherboard with a dedicated IPMI port. We have a dedicated ethernet cable going into that port with a dedicated static IP address and everything works ...
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Detect Supermicro DIMM (memory) errors as reported during POST without rebooting

One of our Supermicro servers reports an error like this during POST: Failing DIMM: DIMM location (Correctable memory component found) DIMMB2 I can also see this in the Health Event Log in ...
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Why some iso files are not mountable via supermicro iKVM Viewer

I am using a SuperMicro server, and its ipmi firmware has a so called "Virtual Media" function. It allows you to mount an iso file, which is then presented to server as a usb cdrom. I cannot ...
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Does IPMI-DCMI power consumption include GPU?

I'm using FreeIPMI to measure power consumption with --get-system-power-statistics on servers which contain GPUs. Will the returned power consumption in watts include that of the GPUs? The ...
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Remote Console Redirection Not Working - ASMB8-iKVM

Motherboard: ASUS Z10PE-D16/4L Latest BIOS and BMC Firmware installed I can browse to the management page and have full functionality with no problem. The "snapshot" that should show the current ...
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Is it safe to upgrade the IPMI/BMC firmware on a running Supermicro server?

We have two important production servers on (fairly ancient) Supermicro X8DT6 motherboards. I've never updated BMC firmware before, but I'm keen to see if we can get some HTML5 kvm consoles running on ...
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How to control fans on a NEC server under Linux? With IPMI or BMC?

I have an old NEC Express5800/T120d server. It was operating under Windows at reasonable fan speed. I now want to use it at home with Debian, but the fans are always at full speed. The power supply ...
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How ro ping from IPMI interface

I am wondering if it is possible to ping an IP address from the IP address of IPMI board. I tried ipmitool and ipmicmd without success. Many thanks in advance for any kind of help.
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DLG_FLAGS_INVALID_CA and DLG_FLAGS_SEC_CERT_CN_INVALID

scenario is trying to connect via web browser to the IPMI of a new server I have; from Windows 10 either Internet Explorer 11 or Edge. Both report This site is not secure with the error being ...
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Reset iDrac Chassis Credentials from node

I have a blade server with 2 nodes. I cannot access the chassis drac web interface, since I received it configured with a username and password already configured, and the credentials I were given do ...
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Error “Invalid Session Handle or Empty Buffer” on resetting watchdog using ipmiutil.exe

I'm using ipmiutil.exe to reset the IPMI watchdog on my 64-bit Supermicro server (X11SBA-F) running Windows 10 Enterprise IOT, but it's not working returning the following error: ipmiutil wdt -r ...
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Setting Asset Tag (Overriding board_asset_tag)

I am trying to set Asset Tag for DELL server(From Machine1 to Machine2). I have tried the following options ipmitool dcmi set_asset_tag Machine2 This doesnt seem to set the asset tag. When i try to ...
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ipmitool and freeipmi don't see the same sensors

i have many servers from different manufacturers and have a already working script for hardware health monitoring using freeipmi on Redhat 7.6. Now i have a new HP ProLiant DL560 Gen10 machine where ...
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Motherboard sounding false alarms on overheating DIMM socket every few minutes

I'm putting an older Supermicro X9DRG-QF motherboard back into service as a VM host. The machine did a great and error-free tour of duty in a digital installation a while back, so I can confirm it was ...
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IPMI device flooding /var/log/messages

I've a CentOS 7.6 server being flooded by the IPMI device with a lot of errors on a specific sensor: ipmievd: Unknown sensor ff ipmievd: Get SEL Entry 1fe command failed: Requested sensor, data, or ...
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configure supermicro x10 ipmi email alert?

does anyone know how to configure a Supermicro X10dri to send out email alerts through its IPMI interface? I am trying to use a gmail account and have already enabled less secure apps.
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How to reset the other SuperMicro Server IPMI password?

I know the ipmitool can reset the own server's ipmi password. but how can I reset the other server's ipmi password when I in my server? I mean, I have a IPMI controller which can access the other ...
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Pulling logs from HP Superdome 2

I'm trying to pull some event and hardware failure logs from HP Superdome 2 servers (through some scripts) for some analysis. I need this data with timestamp of the event/failure. I came across a few ...
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How do I get my FreeNAS started after a restart

My NAS appliance (a FreeNAS MINI) wasn't responding today. (users couldn't access their network shares) Server IP addresses are assigned by DHCP. I access by host names. So, I tried connecting to ...
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What is the ipmitool “Auth Type”?

What's the meaning of Auth Type Support: NONE MD2 MD5 PASSWORD and Auth Type Enable : Callback : MD2 MD5 PASSWORD? When I use lan print 1 in my server, ipmitool shows the following output: [root@...
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How can I realize manage other Dedicated Servers by IPMI address?

Our company have a Internet Data Center, we have DELL Dedicated Servers, if we want to manage the power of the Servers,in our technological process, we enter a special Dedicated Server of them(it can ...
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How does one get the system UUID from a server's BMC?

I need the uuid of some systems for ipxe booting purposes.. The problem is that these systems are powered off with no OS on them. I could power them on, but it would do me little good since they have ...
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Unable to Mount ISO Virtual Media over IPMI/iKVM Viewer

I have a single Supermicro Host that has just gone into colo with dedicated IPMI. I have assigned it a static internet facing IP for remote management. I have configured the IPMI to only be ...
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How to disable port 80 on IPMI console for a rhel server? [closed]

I have a requirement to disable http port for the IPMI console for a rhel server. Where should I start?
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Installing VirtualBMC for KVM Hypervisor Host

I'm trying to deploy TripleO OverCloud .. and i'm stuck with this step : http://tripleo.org/install/environments/baremetal.html My idea is : Currently i've one Hypervisor server KVM I created a ...
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IPMITool complains that /dev/ipmi0 doesn't exist, when it does

On my Ubuntu 16.04 server (Asrock E3C224D2I), I can't run ipmitool. It complains that it Could not open device at /dev/ipmi0 or /dev/ipmi/0 or /dev/ipmidev/0: No such file or directory. Output of ls /...
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How do I enable SSH within AMI Megarac?

My server has an ASRock Rack motherboard that comes with a dedicated AMI Megarac IPMI SoC. There appears to be little documentation available for AMI Megarac and I suspect that this is because they ...
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HP BL460c Gen8 Product name change

After replacing the system board in a HP BL460c Gen8 Server blade,the Product name had changed from "Proliant BL460c Gen8" to "StoreEasy3830 Gtwy Blade". This is some thing that you can not change in ...
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CentOS installer hangs through IPMI

I am trying to install CentOS remotely in a supermicro server through the Java IPMI applet and the installer hangs either on "starting network manager", or "starting pre-anaconda logging service". I ...
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IPMI : FATAL: Error inserting ipmi_si

i have a problem with ipmi: i've already install ipmitool, ipmi_devintf, ipmi_msghandler, but when i try to install ipmi_si i receive this message: $ modprobe ipmi_si module FATAL: Error inserting ...

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