[CentOS] IPMI ??

Sun Sep 18 14:53:13 UTC 2016
Boris Epstein <borepstein at gmail.com>

Is there a little setup display right on the box? Just asking because I
have seen that on some boxes.



On Sun, Sep 18, 2016 at 12:15 AM, Keith Keller <
kkeller at wombat.san-francisco.ca.us> 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
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