On 18/09/16 12:15 AM, Keith Keller wrote:
> On 2016-09-17, Alice Wonder <al...@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

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