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

Mauro Antivero mauro.antivero at gmail.com
Fri Nov 9 12:25:36 CST 2012


El 09/11/12 12:50, Teodor MICU escribió:
> 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.
Nop, its enabled :( Is One of the first things that one document I read 
said.
>
> Only on old systems (like our only R200) where IPMI version is at 1.5
> the BMC does not respond to ping.
Thanks, then I can use the ping tool to realize me when the 
configuration is correct.
>
> Cheers
>
Regards,

Mauro.



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