[Linux-PowerEdge] Configure and use BMC on a PowerEdge R310.

Teodor MICU mteodor at museglobal.ro
Fri Nov 9 09:50:40 CST 2012


On Fri, 09 Nov 2012 08:22:41 -0300
Mauro Antivero <mauro.antivero at gmail.com> wrote:
> I need to configure BMC in a Dell PowerEdge R310 to monitor / control 
> this server remotely. This is the configuration that I use (Ctrl + E
> at system boot):
> 
> IP. 172.30.0.150
> Mask: 255.255.255.0
> Gateway: 172.30.0.1
> 
> All other parameters are set as shown in the following document:
> 
> http://www.dell.com/downloads/global/power/ps4q04-20040204-Murphy.pdf
> 
> Then, when I try to ping from other PC (in the same LAN off course)
> the BMC IP I have no response, but I really don't know if the BMC
> have to response ping requests.

The most probable cause is that "IPMI over LAN" is disabled.

Only on old systems (like our only R200) where IPMI version is at 1.5
the BMC does not respond to ping.

Cheers



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