On 16:07 Tue 27 Sep     , Albert Chu wrote:
> Hi Jim,
> 
> I think the open_lan_session() function was created a long time ago as a
> convenience function for libfreeipmi users.  I know that the ipmiutil
> author (ipmiutil.sourceforge.net) atleast uses it.  I suppose it has
> never been used for the FreeIPMI tools because:
> 
> A) some tools like bmc-config only work in-band
> B) some tools like ipmipower need to work more reliably/quickly and
> therefore "manually" setup a lan session

This was the first direction I went and hit a bump with extracting the
temp session id. If I can't get past it I will send out a question.

> 
> As for the reason why your code isn't working with MD5, I'm guessing:
> 
> sizeof(password),
> 
> should instead be
> 
> strlen(password)

Yeah that was a typo.... Didn't fix my problem though.

> 
> ???
> 
> > By the way it seems to return < 0 but set errno to Success??
> 
> I see a few corner cases in the code.  In particular the fallout case
> for "goto error;".  I'll let AB talk about this since its his part of
> the lib :P
> 
> Al
> 
> 
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> Albert Chu
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> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: James Laros <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Date: Tuesday, September 27, 2005 2:51 pm
> Subject: [Freeipmi-devel] ipmi_lan_open_session() question
> 
> > I have a question about the usage of ipmi_lan_open_session.
> > First off I don't see it used in any of the utilities
> > that come with the distro? Any reason?
> > 
> > I was doing things more "by hand" as in ipmipower until
> > I noticed this call.
> > 
> > More specific question if I use the call as follows the
> > Activate Session Application Response returns a completion
> > code of 0xcc (Invalid data field in request)
> > 
> > Wasn't sure if I need to pass in something for session_seq_num
> > or session_id??? In the request message the session_id seems be 
> > set properly to a temp session id, session_seq is 0 which should be 
> > ok yes?
> > 
> > Note that if I run it with MD5 as an auth type and provide username
> > and password I never get an app response.
> > 
> > By the way it seems to return < 0 but set errno to Success??
> > 
> > ------------------------------
> > 
> >    u_int8_t auth_type;
> >    u_int8_t *username = "root";
> >    u_int8_t *password = "yada";
> >    u_int8_t priv;
> >    priv = IPMI_PRIV_LEVEL_OPERATOR;
> >    u_int32_t *session_seq_num;
> >    u_int32_t *session_id;
> > 
> >    session_seq_num = (u_int32_t *)malloc(sizeof(u_int32_t));
> >    session_id = (u_int32_t *)malloc(sizeof(u_int32_t));
> > 
> >    auth_type = IPMI_SESSION_AUTH_TYPE_MD5;
> > 
> >    if (ipmi_lan_open_session(conn->fd,
> >                              (struct sockaddr *)&(conn->target_addr),
> >                              sizeof(struct sockaddr_in),
> >                         IPMI_SESSION_AUTH_TYPE_NONE,
> >                         //     auth_type,
> >                              username,
> >                         //     password,
> >                         //     sizeof(password),
> >                         NULL,
> >                         0,
> >                              INITIAL_OUTBOUND_SEQ_NUM,
> >                              priv,
> >                              session_seq_num,
> >                              session_id) < 0 ) {
> >        fprintf(stderr, "Error: ipmi_lan_open_session %s\n", 
> > strerror(errno));        return -1;
> >    }
> > 
> > -------------------------------------------
> > 
> > Thanks if anyone can help.
> > 
> > Jim
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