action #54263


Please help to setup ipmi on

Added by xlai almost 5 years ago. Updated almost 5 years ago.

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This machine is for virtualization QA test in openqa. Please help to setup ipmi connection on it for remote control from beijing. Detailed info in

Thank you in advance!

Actions #1

Updated by nicksinger almost 5 years ago

  • Status changed from New to In Progress
  • Assignee set to nicksinger

BMC access is always possible over a shell on the same machine. This means issuing ipmitool lan print on openqaw5-xen shows you the currently configured lan settings (e.g. mac, current dhcp address, etc). Example:

openqaw5-xen:~ # ipmitool lan print
Set in Progress         : Set Complete
Auth Type Support       : NONE MD2 MD5 PASSWORD 
Auth Type Enable        : Callback : MD2 MD5 PASSWORD 
                        : User     : MD2 MD5 PASSWORD 
                        : Operator : MD2 MD5 PASSWORD 
                        : Admin    : MD2 MD5 PASSWORD 
                        : OEM      : MD2 MD5 PASSWORD 
IP Address Source       : DHCP Address
IP Address              :
Subnet Mask             :
MAC Address             : 0c:c4:7a:6e:68:c3
SNMP Community String   : public
IP Header               : TTL=0x00 Flags=0x00 Precedence=0x00 TOS=0x00
BMC ARP Control         : ARP Responses Enabled, Gratuitous ARP Disabled
Default Gateway IP      :
Default Gateway MAC     : 00:00:5e:00:01:04
Backup Gateway IP       :
Backup Gateway MAC      : 00:00:00:00:00:00
802.1q VLAN ID          : Disabled
802.1q VLAN Priority    : 0
RMCP+ Cipher Suites     : 1,2,3,6,7,8,11,12
Cipher Suite Priv Max   : XaaaXXaaaXXaaXX
                        :     X=Cipher Suite Unused
                        :     c=CALLBACK
                        :     u=USER
                        :     o=OPERATOR
                        :     a=ADMIN
                        :     O=OEM
Bad Password Threshold  : Not Available
Actions #2

Updated by nicksinger almost 5 years ago

  • Status changed from In Progress to Resolved

However, IPMI access is now statically configured and the machine can be accessed over

Actions #3

Updated by xlai almost 5 years ago

@nicksinger, Thank you very much for the setup. I can successfully connected to its web ipmi control page.

Note: the jave sol console is black because the xen host serial console setting is incorrect. I will update that when remote ipmi control is needed when the host encounter issues and needs remote recovery.


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