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Is it possible to choose NIC interface in ipmitool when PXE booting?

I am using ipmitool -I lanplus -H Dell-PE-R610-idrac -U Administrator -P mypassword chassis bootdev pxe to boot via network. The problem is that I do not know how to specify the NIC to use by PXE boot....
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What is the time limit for IPMI soft reboot timeout to revert to hard reboot?

Using frucontrol you can specify a soft reboot ipmi request with the command ipmitool picmg frucontrol 0 2 Where the "2" at the end indicates a reboot, as opposed to a "0" which ...
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how to manage quanta D51B-1u fans using ipmitool?

Going by the PDF here: http://www.staroceans.org/e-book/S2B%20IPMI%20Commands.pdf, which is for the SBR firmware found on the D51B-1u quanta Quantagrid 1u server, it seems you should be able to adust ...
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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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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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Is there a way to find CPU power use specifically?

I have a few nodes running CentOS 7.6. With DCMI and ipmitool, I can obtain the power use of the entire node. Is there any way to determine how much power is being used by a CPU alone, preferably ...
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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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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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How to add timeout between power off and power on as part of power cycle?

Is there a linux command or a way to cause a power cycle a system with a timeout/delay in between the power off and power on? Thanks.
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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 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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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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ipmitool getsysinfo command failed

I'm trying to get the delloem_url property of a Dell PowerEdge R410 server with ipmitool, but it fails with message: getsysinfo command failed: Requested sensor, data, or record not found I recently ...
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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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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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Resetting password for admin using the management port remotly

I have an HP ProLiant, DL160 G6. I have no OS installed on this server yet, no monitor attached to it. I can only connect to it via IPMI protocol, using the web or ssh, with user Operator, which is ...
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Using IPMItool to set system shutdown on upper critical temperature

x-post with Stack Overflow (which I'm now beginning to think was a mistake) I've been digging quite a bit into IPMItool commands and have yet to find a comprehensive list of raw hex commands. We have ...
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What are the advatages of IPMI when matched against regular SSH? [closed]

How does IPMI differ from regular user-to-host SSH? From what I know, SSH is simply access to the terminal of the head node and IPMI is linked to the actual hardware of the head node, but that is the ...
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Read product name with ipmiutil raw command

I would like to read Product name with IPMI raw command. I could use "fru" like this: c:\Testing\ipmiutil>ipmiutil.exe fru -b -N <address> -U root -P root ipmiutil ver 3.01 ifru: version 3....
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ipmptool get the Board Serial using raw command

I would like to use ipmitool to get the Board Serial Number, currently I can use $ sudo ipmitool fru to query the information as below: $ sudo ipmitool fru FRU Device Description : Builtin FRU Device ...
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ipmitool: how to deal with frozen SOL session

I use ipmitool SOL session to get console logs from remote server. Initially session is responsive. If I hit enter, I can see login message to remote server like below. [SOL Session operational. Use ...
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Dell PowerEdge 1950 Gen II - BCM Fan Speed Issue

Please see Update 1 hereunder for an update I would like to lower the fan speed of what I consider an optimized in terms of efficiency Dell PowerEdge 1950 Gen II having two quad core Xeon E5335 cpus ...
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Retrieving blade/chassis (HP C7k) information from within the host through IPMI

On an HP C7000 blade enclosure with standard DL385's with up to date ILO2 (2.29); local (and remote) IPMI works splendidly for getting the usual temperatures, mac addresses, access to the console; ...
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Disabling LAN access to IPMI via ipmitool

I want to be able to switch LAN access to IPMI on and off on my machine (e.g. using a script and ipmitool). I've successfully configured static IP, netmask, password, and other settings using ...
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ipmitool: “Insufficient privilege level” for administrator

I'm trying to add the second administrator to IPMI: $ ipmitool -I lanplus -H $ip -U ADMIN -P $passw user list ID Name Callin Link Auth IPMI Msg Channel Priv Limit 2 ADMIN ...
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ipmitool change bios product id on hp dl160 gen8

I got quite a few HP DL160 Gen8's that I need to change the product ID for since they've received new system boards due to a manufacturing fault and we're trying to keep track of which boards went ...
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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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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 ipmi-...
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ipmitool sensor: does not detect backup power supply

Why doesn't ipmitool detect my second power supply? I have 2 powersupplies plugged into my machine, but calling ipmitool sensor only shows PS1: :~$ sudo ipmitool sensor |grep PS PS1 Status | ...
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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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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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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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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 (10.224.242....
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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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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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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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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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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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How can I set IPMI ip address on Ubuntu?

I'm new to working with IPMI and trying to configure a server running Ubuntu 14.04 with an IPMI IP address. I found there are a couple of packages available for Ubuntu that may help with this: ...
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Get disk free space using ipmi from esxi

I want to get disk status of esxi server using ipmi. I can not find the right command to get this information: /usr/sbin/ipmitool -I lan -H 192.168.x.x -U xxx -P xxx -S /tmp/ipmi-sdr-cache Which ...
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Silence alarm via IPMI

I have an old Intel SC5400 based server with an Intel S5000PSL board with redundant power running CentOS 6. One of the power supplies has failed and I would like to silence the alarm temporarily. Is ...
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Interpreting ipmitool ser list memory errors

I'm purchasing some second hand servers, which the seller has given me remote access to. Running ipmitool [..] ser list, they seem clean other than these repeated a few months ago on each: [..] | ...
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The ipmitool conundrum

We have been trying to migrate to a better password management system on our server. The problem was that all this days we were using a proprietary algorithm to create a hash (a decryptable hash). In ...
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ASPEED AST2050 not responding to IPMI Get Channel Cipher Suites

I have a Quanta QSSC-890 in a remote location which supposedly supports IPMI version 2.0 but does not send a response when I issue unauthenticated Get Channel Cipher Suites command. The problem is ...