Posts for: #IPMI

Access IPMI if IP is not in ACL

If you ever run into a scenario where you have an ACL in place, but can’t get on the IP that’s in the ACL and you have ssh access, the following will work well. You have to do a partial factory reset which resets everything other than the networking. The default creds are ADMIN/ADMIN. Make sure to change those as soon as you’re logged in. ipmitool raw 0x3c 0x40

SuperMicro ipmitool shared/dedicated NIC change

Here is how to change the NIC for IPMI to be shared or dedicated. I know this works on SuperMicro I’m not sure about other vendors Make sure you have IPMI tool installed and you’re able to connect via ipmitool To Get Lan Mode ipmitool raw 0x30 0x70 0x0C 0x00 It will return a code, here are those and their meanings: 00 dedicated 01 shared 02 Failover Here is how you set the mode

Disable SuperMicro IPMI ADMIN user

Disable ADMIN user Before doing this bit you may wish to check that the new user you added works for everything you need it to. Those things might include: ssh to [email protected] Log in on web interface at Various ipmitool commands like querying power status:$ ipmitool -I lanplus -H -U somename -a power status Password: Chassis power is on If all of that is okay then you can disable ADMIN: