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

Mauro Antivero mauro.antivero at gmail.com
Fri Nov 9 12:19:15 CST 2012


El 09/11/12 11:37, Chris_Poblete at Dell.com escribió:
> Hello Mauro,
>
> iDRAC will respond to ping.  One thing to look for at the client is firewall settings. Try temporarily disabling firewall and see if your ping goes through.
>
> Thanks,
> <Chris Poblete
>
Hello,

The system have a basic Debian 6 install and no firewall at all yet.

The ping to the eth0 card (172.30.0.151) responds with no problem.

I really don't know what happens. it may be a stupid thing, but I fail 
to see.

Thanks and regards,

Mauro.
> -----Original Message-----
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> Subject: [Linux-PowerEdge] Configure and use BMC on a PowerEdge R310.
>
> Hello, my name is Mauro and this is my first post to this list.
>
> 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.
>
> Then, when I try the following command (which I got from the previous
> document):
>
> ipmitool -I lan -H 172.30.0.150 -U root -a channel info
>
> And enter the right password I got:
>
> Error: Unable to establish LAN session
> Unable to Get Channel Info
>
> Last, in the server I try:
>
> ipmitool channel info
>
> And i get:
>
> Could not open device at /dev/ipmi0 or /dev/ipmi/0 or /dev/ipmidev/0: No such file or directory Unable to Get Channel Info
>
> But if I first load these modules:
>
> modprobe ipmi_msghandler
> modprobe ipmi_devintf
> modprobe ipmi_si
>
> Then I get:
>
> ipmitool channel info
>
> Channel 0x3 info:
>     Channel Medium Type   : System Interface
>     Channel Protocol Type : KCS
>     Session Support       : session-less
>     Active Session Count  : 0
>     Protocol Vendor ID    : 7154
>
> But in the remote PC I still having the same problem.
>
> Can you help me please? I read a lot of documents and I don't find what I'm doing wrong.
>
> Thanks a lot and regards.
>
> Mauro.
>
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