[Linux-PowerEdge] IPv6 vs iDRAC7 vs ipmitool

Dan Yasny dyasny at gmail.com
Thu Nov 16 11:41:53 CST 2017


Forgot to mention the OS - RHEL7.4; ipmitool-1.8.18-5.el7.x86_64

On Thu, Nov 16, 2017 at 12:39 PM, Dan Yasny <dyasny at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> After the great help I received here yesterday, I have high hopes for this
> one as well
>
> I have enabled IPv6 on a set of iDRACs, and can ping6 them or ssh into
> them using the v6 address.
>
> However, ipmitool fails to connect completely. Below are some command
> outputs using ipv4 and ipv6 addresses of the same DRAC (R320/iDRAC7-ENT in
> this case):
>
> $ ping -6 2620:52:0:13b8:46a8:42ff:fe3b:235f
> PING 2620:52:0:13b8:46a8:42ff:fe3b:235f(2620:52:0:13b8:46a8:42ff:fe3b:235f)
> 56 data bytes
> 64 bytes from 2620:52:0:13b8:46a8:42ff:fe3b:235f: icmp_seq=1 ttl=64
> time=0.911 ms
> 64 bytes from 2620:52:0:13b8:46a8:42ff:fe3b:235f: icmp_seq=2 ttl=64
> time=0.514 ms
>
> $ ping 10.19.184.37
> PING 10.19.184.37 (10.19.184.37) 56(84) bytes of data.
> 64 bytes from 10.19.184.37: icmp_seq=1 ttl=64 time=0.755 ms
> 64 bytes from 10.19.184.37: icmp_seq=2 ttl=64 time=0.488 ms
>
> $ ipmitool -I lanplus -H 10.19.184.37 -U root -R 3 -N 5 -P calvin power
> status
> Chassis Power is on
>
> $ ipmitool -I lanplus -H 2620:52:0:13b8:46a8:42ff:fe3b:235f -U root -R 3
> -N 5 -P calvin power status
> Error: Unable to establish IPMI v2 / RMCP+ session
>
> ^^ this after waiting for a minute or so, so something is definitely
> happening
>
>
> ssh root at 2620:52:0:13b8:46a8:42ff:fe3b:235f
> root at 2620:52:0:13b8:46a8:42ff:fe3b:235f's password: ****
> /admin1->
> /admin1->
>
> In short, I do have connectivity, but I wonder whether there's something
> else to enable on the iDRAC, to allow ipmi over ipv6
>
> Thanks,
> Dan
>
>
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