ipmi

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    How do I connect IPMI on my firewall to my network?

    Newbie-question here. (: I've just purchased a used Supermicro A1SRi-2358F that I intend to use as a firewall on my home network, but I'm not clear on how to use the dedicated IPMI-port. I'll probably use IPFire with their multicolored setup: eth0: RED (WAN) eth1: GREEN (LAN) eth2: BLUE...
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    How To Reset SuperMicro IPMI Remotely?

    So I bought a motherboard in early November and played around with it a bit but because of life it had to be put it away. I now have time to set it up properly, however, I can't remember the IPMI password. Unfortunately, I don't have a video card I can plugin. The IPMI interface does get an IP...
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    EU WTB: ASUS ASMB4-iKVM IPMI management kit

    As per title, if anybody has any they want to sell please let me know!! Thanks!
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    TIP: Upgrading ASMB8-IKVM on Asus motherboards

    Hi all, I just wanted to share an experience with you about my Aspeed BMC firmware upgrade on an Asus P10S-I. I couldn't find much on the topic, so I thought this could serve as a nice tip for others. tl;dr version: When applying the FWU using a Freedos bootable USB stick, the update takes a...
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    Odd SM Motherboard Name

    Anyone out there seen or had any experience with this board? NEW SuperMicro X8DT6-A-IS018 Intel Xeon LGA1366 Extended-ATX DDR3 Motherboard | eBay Seller claims it is new, but that naming convention is unfamiliar to me. I'm thinking it was a custom fab for someone that either went under or...
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    fan speed PWM (4-pin) oscillation

    I have a problem with a fan connected directly in mainboard supermicro A1SAi-2750F. First test i use the generic case fan 4pin (no data spech) the fan speed oscillation up and down and mainboard give alert. i buy another fan NF F12 PWM same problem... I fix temporary with a custom build cable...
  7. Patrick

    How-to Guide How to fix: BMC can't force ME to recovery mode when updating BIOS

    I recently ran into an issue where I purchased a Supermicro license key for remote BIOS upgrade only to find that the system rebooted to "System initializing" and post code 19. Normally the remote BIOS update key allows you to update BIOS remotely without issue, even when you have some strange...
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    ESXi on ASRock 990FX Xtreme9 non IPMI, Stay or Go?

    Hello, I built a ESXi Whitebox a little over a year ago that has a ASRock 990FX Xtreme9 AMD motherboard with an AMD 9590FX 8 core processor installed (undervolted), 32GB DDR3 memory, Swiftech Water cooling system and Fractical Quiet Case. This also sits in my office a few feet from my desk. I...
  9. wiretap

    Intel AXXRMM4 PCI Bracket (Full Height)

    I got bored on midnights and designed a PCI bracket for the Intel AXXRMM4 remote management module. If any of you need a bracket, please try this out to see if it fits. I haven't got a chance to print it yet, but I designed it to the standard PCI bracket specs, standard ethernet cutout hole...
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    Possible to fix corrupt IPMI/BMC on supermicro X8DTH?

    I have an X8DTH motherboard which I decided to upgrade the bios and BMC on. Both applied without issue according to their utils. Upon reboot the system waits for the BMC for a very long time and then eventually states that the BMC has failed. Inside of the BIOS under BMC it also shows as...
  11. DavidRa

    How-to Guide C6100 - Fixing broken BMC / IPMI

    WARNING: Running the following procedure with the wrong BIOS or BMC ROM files can, and PROBABLY WILL permanently brick your node. Running the commands below can permanently brick your node ANYWAY if you look at it the wrong way. To continue, open Notepad or another text editor. Create a new...
  12. DavidRa

    [Solved], [Documented]: C6100 Nodes - Can't set BMC IP, BMC broken

    I'm powering up the second C6100 chassis and nodes I bought back in September this year. The first went perfectly well - all 4 nodes got BMC/IPMI addresses, booted, installed OS and are now running production. The second is a ... difficult birth, shall we say. So far node 2 is fine. Node 1 I...
  13. Patrick

    Reference Material Gigabyte IPMI Default Login and Password

    When logging into a Gigabyte IPMI interface on one of their server motherboards, one is prompted for a login (username) and password. On modern Gigabyte IPMI interfaces the default login/ password is: Login: admin Password: password Here is what the login screen looks like: The management...
  14. Patrick

    Reference Material Supermicro IPMI Default Login and Password

    When logging into a Supermicro IPMI interface, one is prompted for a login (username) and password. On modern Supermicro IPMI interfaces the default login/ password is: Login: ADMIN Password: ADMIN Here is what the Supermicro web management login looks like: An update from a few years after...
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    C6100 boards biting the dust at a fast clip...

    I have 10 C6100 chassis [40 nodes total] running a render farm. I ordered 8 spare boards, RAM and CPUs when I got the original order. This setup is obviously on a heavy load, maxing out the CPU for hours at a time. These are located in a server room with sufficient air-conditioning, with room...