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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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ASUSTeK - Can not understand PSU sensors

I'm currently checking an ASUS server with the KMPA-U16 Series motherboard and RS500A-E11-RS12U case. I'm having trouble determining whether the PSU is working properly or not. Dashboard -> PSU ...
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authenticated access to redfish on an ASMB9-iKVM

I have a workstation with an ASUS Pro WS WRX80E-SAGE SE WIFI motherboard, that comes with an ASMB9-iKVM controller (Firmware version: 1.17.0) Which works nicely. Recently I've discovered, that the the ...
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What do the "Unknown" hex error codes in my SEL logs indicate?

I dumped the SEL logs from my entire fleet and I have a bunch of occurrences where the SEL entries do not provide any info. So far I've had these entries show up numerous times: Unknown #0xff | | ...
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IPMI sensors that have the same name, how to access them individually

How can an IPMI "sensor" be directly addressed when the sensor "name" is used more than once by IPMI. In many normal cases, if IPMI is responding with a list of sensors like : :~$ ...
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IPMI graceful shutdown before `power cycle` when executing with ipmitool?

I have many servers that sometimes require the entire server to be cold started due to certain changes. We have many servers so this all is automated. Right now, if the process requires a cold start, ...
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Understanding ipmitool output for "Power Supply" (PSU)

This Ubuntu server has two PSUs, I just ran ipmitool and it reported as follows: # ipmitool sdr type "Power Supply" PMBPower1 | DFh | ok | 10.0 | 624 Watts PMBPower2 | E4h | ...
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SuperMicro 1114S-WN10RT (1U, AMD EPYC 7763) «normal» fan speed?

I cant find an information about "normal" fan speed for server. Server: SuperMicro 1114S-WN10RT (1U) with 1x AMD EPYC 7763. Now its 5% load: user@server12:/home/user# ipmitool sdr list CPU ...
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Session Continually Times out when Accessing SuperMicro IPMI via Cloudflare Tunnel

I have a SuperMicro X12dpi-N6 motherboard system that is currently running Ubuntu 22.04 Server. In order to support remote maintenance, I configured a cloudflare tunnel that would allow me to access ...
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Reset password on IPMI HP LO 100

I need to reset password on LO 100. Server HP ProLiant DL120 G6. If i use lo100cfg.exe from SmartStart Scripting Toolkit i have error "The Microsoft IPMI WMI provider may not be installed ...
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"ipmitool chassis bootdev" command fails with command disabled

On a Lenovo System x3550 M5, running ipmitool chassis bootdev command fails with Set Chassis Boot Parameter 4 failed: Cannot execute command, command disabled eg: % ipmitool chassis bootdev pxe ...
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Supermicro ipmi dcmi privileges

Recently we tried to monitor supermicro's servers power consumption. And got this error: ipmitool -I lanplus -U readonly_user -H ip_address -P password dcmi power reading -L user DCMI request failed ...
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Can Firefox or Chromium (as of 2023) be tricked to accept SSLv3 for a specified local IP (an old iRMC)?

I'm fiddling around with an older Fujitsu server running iRMC S3. The integrated webserver does only allow SSLv3 to be enabled due to it's age and can of course not be updated beyond it's current ...
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Cannot find/update firmware for IBM x3650 M2

I am trying to revive an old IBM x3650 M2 server, but am running into trouble with IMM/IPMI related to the FW being almost as old as the server itself. Server is from 2010, firmware is from '09 (UEFI) ...
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IPMI password works for SSH but not HTTP

What I want to do I want to log in to IPMI through the web interface. The motherboard is from Supermicro and the product name is X11DPG-QT. I am able to access the login webpage, but I get the error ...
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Identify Dell FX2 blade location via Redfish?

I would like to identify the location of a particular blade within a Dell FX2 chassis using Redfish. I've looked in: /redfish/v1/Systems/System.Embedded.1 /redfish/v1/Chassis/System.Embedded.1 /...
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Disabling local host ipmitool access

On servers from most/many vendors, I am able to see potentially sensitive information using commands like: ipmitool user list 1 or ipmitool lan print 1 Or set new administrator users, all of which ...
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Limiting in-band OS access to Supermicro BMC (AST2500) possible?

TL;DR: Is there any option to disable OS (in-band) access to Aspeed AST 2500 BMC on a SuperMicro board or at least limit it somehow (e.g. via specific password or via setting the permission level to ...
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Virtual CD is not connecting in IPMI JViewer

I am not able to mount the ISO image in the IPMI Remote JViewer. Earlier I mounted the CD and installed the OS and did some installations also. Now I am not able to mount. It's not connecting. When I ...
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Cannot access IPMI anymore. Both IPMIView and ipmitool show "Insufficient privilege level"

I got a Supermicro 5019TR-GF server recently. At first I can connect to the IPMI via IPMIView or ipmitool to control the server, but today I cannot connect to the server anymore. The ipmitool show: ...
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Reset IPMI IP on Supermicro server with videocard died

Today I face a server which videoport is dead (no picture when monitor connects to even on reboot), but this server has IPMI. The problem is, the IP of IPMI is set to some dummy value (I was told that ...
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Small business/charity first-time server build; Initializing and hardening?

I'm the volunteer IT coordinator for our small church. We currently use a Synology NAS as a file server, surveillance controller, web server, email server and DNS. It does a decent job with most of ...
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Use ipmi to control fan speed on ASRock X570D4U-2L2T server

Problem I can't use ipmi to control fan speed. I have an X570D4U-2L2T motherboard with a Ryzen 5600x and am running Ubuntu 21.04. Can the community advise how I might use ipmitool or ipmiutil to ...
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SOLVED: Configuring Tyan IPMI to use the shared LAN interface

I am using Debian 10.9 over a Tyan Thunder SX TN70EB7106 server. To use IPMI I installed the tools: apt install freeipmi-tools ipmitool Configured the network # ipmitool lan set 1 ipsrc static # ...
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How to set cooling fans speed using IPMI? [duplicate]

I have a NEC server. Model Express5800/T120d [N8100-1957F] Chipset Intel C602 This server has very loud fans: I hear them at the next floor, all doors closed. I can read cooling fans speed, but I ...
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How to know which BMCs are supported by OpenBMC (open source BMC)?

Any idea how to get list of supported BMCs for OpenBMC https://github.com/openbmc/openbmc ? For example I have a motherboard (X8SIL-F) with Nuvoton WPCM450 BMC.
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ASRock Rack X570D4U IPMI login failed after password change

I upgraded my servers mainboard to a ASRock Rack X570D4U. When i opened the IPMI web interface I logged in with admin/admin. The web interface asked me to change my password. I generated a 24 char ...
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Remote restart server by ipmitool

I can't restart remote server with ipmi. I use ipmitool -U user -P password -H ip -I lan chassis cycle, also I tried power reset e.t.c, but ipmitools answers Get HPM.x Capabilities request failed, ...
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ASMB8-IKVM firmware update

I'm trying update firmware that there is 1.08 to more recent, I look in site official but not gotch result, all versions are defined with "unsuccessful" in verifying the firmware image ...
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Why does my server have a dedicated IPMI port?

My SuperMicro server has 3 Ethernet ports that break down like this: I never use the dedicated IPMI port while accessing IPMI capabilities perfectly well via LAN1 along with the installed OS. I use ...
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Reset ASMB8 BMC Credentials

I just got a server from a client and I need to reset the BMC credentials. I have an external KVM connected, I can access the BIOS and set the network address for the BMC, but I can't find a place to ...
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Supermicro BMC IPMI - How to get hardware specs without OS access

This is my first post in Serverfault for the purpose of trying to get the hardware specs for our supermicro 1U rack server so here it goes: I have downloaded the IPMIView, IPMICFG, and SMCIPMI ...
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Fujitsu IPMI fan speed control

My goal is to reduce the noise and save a little bit of power of my Fujitsu Primergy RX300 S6. I am using Proxmox as my OS and already installed "ipmitool" which works great for reading ...
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Is there a command to renew dhcp lease for ipmi?

I have updated config of my dhcp server, so that server should get a new ipmi address. But the server stay at its old address for some time. If I do not want to wait, I want to go to the server and ...
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Is it acceptable to sell a server without its root or ipmi password?

Situation: I'm wanting to sell 2 servers which I haven't used in 2 years. They were housed in a proper datacenter but when I no longer needed them the datacenter shipped them to me and I have had them ...
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supermicro IPMI web interface through shared LAN is blocking the operating system

I recently hosted a supermicro 4029 server in an IDC facility. The IDC provides a static IP, subnet mask and DNS. After setting up the internet in CentOS without problem, I then proceed with setting ...
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How to create, and quickly deploy a pre-configured Windows Server 2016 clone image to new machines?

I currently have a process in which I set up a new remote server, with no pre-installed OS. Connecting over IPMI and then RDP, I proceed to install Microsoft Server 2016, which takes 2-3 hours, apply ...
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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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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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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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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'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 are some ISO files 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 CD-ROM. I ...
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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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