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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How to clear last 5 ipmi sel logs when sel memory is full?

I'm running ipmievd to send sel logs to syslog. But ipmievd will not collect and send log to syslog when sel memory is full. Hence i would like to delete the last 5 sel logs instead of deleting ...
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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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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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Unable to set defgw macaddr with ipmitool

I am trying to setup IPMI and I believe I have everything setup except for the Default Gateway MAC. When I go to set it, it looks like the command runs ok but when I print out the lan info it still ...
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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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Using IPMI VGA output for secondary X11 display

I have the Supermicro H12SSL-NT (which is an EPYC server board, but I use it as workstation); it features an on-board VGA chip (ASPEED). I am using a separate graphics card (FirePro V7900) for my ...
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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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Is whitelisting the remote static IP that will access IPMI, acceptable for security?

I have read a number of articles about securing IPMI, but in truth as a newbie most of the suggestions don't make much sense to me. E.G. setting up a segregated private network that would be the only ...
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Not setting BIOS password using ipmitool

We have a server which has OpenIPMI installed. There is a ASRockRack web interface used to access the server during reboots. I have an ssh connection to the server. I would like to set the BIOS ...
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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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Bad designed fan sensor sometimes reports 0 rpm during some milliseconds. How to configure ipmi to ignore such non lasting problems?

I got what appear cpu fans with a faulty tachometer which reports very low or 0 rpm during very short timespan once or 2 times per hour (but where the actual fans speed don t change). As a second ...
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How to find the IPMI raw codes for Intel fan speed control?

I would like to implement a more intelligent fan speed management for my test-server at home. There are numerous articles, how to control the fan speed on Dell servers via IPMI raw commands ([...
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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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Supermicro Server not turning on and SMASH power management commands not working

SMASH power management command not working and server not turning on. Adding some details below: Currently, the power supply has an amber flashing light. We removed the redundant power supply which ...
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using “ipmitool” with “pef” option to ignore a specific event

IPMI sel logs is full with a specific error related to "PSU input voltage is under 220v". I believe that I can use "ipmitool" with "pef" to ignore the error message. Can ...
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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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IPMI KVM video not working during the initramfs emergency shell

Debugging boot issues has been difficult because my server's IPMI video stream freezes right before the initramfs loads and only resumes once the system completes booting to present the login prompt. ...
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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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Why cant I access IPMI on one node on a supermicro Microcloud 5039MC-H12TRF

Like the question says, I can't access the IPMI of one blade in a supermicro microcloud chassis. I have 12 blades, 6 of which have no proc or memory, but I can get into their IPMI... I can get into 11 ...
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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 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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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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