On 18/09/16 12:15 AM, Keith Keller wrote: > On 2016-09-17, Alice Wonder <alice at domblogger.net> wrote: >> >> Okay if it requires DHCP this might be out, I'm currently out of town >> watching my brothers (various disabilities) while parents are on much >> needed vacation. Don't have easy physical access to the router, would >> have to take out stuff in front of it. Was hoping crossover ethernet >> would work. > > It probably would, but you still need some way to assign an IP address > to the IPMI interface (it probably doesn't have one out of the box). > But from your laptop you can run a DHCP server which would then assign > an IP to the IPMI interface. > > The IPMI might self-assign if it can't find a DHCP server, but in my > memory (which might be faulty) it doesn't do this. > > If for some reason Java doesn't work from your browser, Supermicro also > distributes a Java GUI tool for interacting with Supermicro IPMI > interfaces. It also supports a subnet scanner, so you don't need to > know the IP that gets assigned. Look for IPMIview here: > > http://www.supermicro.com/products/nfo/IPMI.cfm > > It's not a great tool but it works well enough for console access. > > --keith I have a section on using and configuring IPMI in EL6 from the command line. Might be of use to some here: https://alteeve.ca/w/AN!Cluster_Tutorial_2#What_is_IPMI -- Digimer Papers and Projects: https://alteeve.ca/w/ What if the cure for cancer is trapped in the mind of a person without access to education?