Connecting to the BMC using Solproxy

boardy@belz.eclipse.co.uk boardy at belz.eclipse.co.uk
Tue Mar 1 03:15:00 CST 2005


Thanks to all that contributed. I'm not in a position 
to work on this at the moment. I'll update when I have 
a solution.

Cheers,

Dave.

Quoting Davis_Phillips at dell.com:

> What version of ipmi tools are you using?
>  
> Try a manual connection with ipmitool and
> specify a -vv option.. Thats 2
> v's. This verbose information is very helpful.
> We have also seen some
> network connectivity issues with the ipmitool
> 1.6.0-1 for RHEL...
>  
> Hope that helps,
>  
> 
> Davis Phillips 
> NOS Analyst 
> 800-234-1490 x46490 
> 
> Backup Engineer: Brian Gautreau 
> email: Brian_Gautreau at dell.com 
> 
>  
> 
>   _____  
> 
> From: linux-poweredge-admin-Lists On Behalf Of
> Oeffner, John
> Sent: Wednesday, February 23, 2005 7:29 AM
> To: boardy at belz.eclipse.co.uk;
> linux-poweredge-Lists
> Subject: RE: Connecting to the BMC using
> Solproxy
> 
> 
> 
> Try using a different ip address for the BMC.
> 
>  
> 
> John 
> 
> John Oeffner, MCSE, DCEE 
> Systems Engineer 
> Dell Advanced Systems Group 
> 
> 
>   _____  
> 
> From: linux-poweredge-admin-Lists On Behalf Of
> Dave Boardman
> Sent: Tuesday, February 22, 2005 12:15 PM
> To: linux-poweredge-Lists
> Subject: Connecting to the BMC using Solproxy
> 
>  
> 
> Has anyone had problems when trying to connect
> to the SOL Proxy?
> 
> This is the procedure I have followed to set up
> connectivity to the BMC:
> 
> *	Enter the BIOS setup 
> 
> 	*	Go to Integrated Devices -> Serial 
Port ->
> Selected BMC
> NIC as I want to access the BMC over a LAN. 
> 	*	Go to Console Redirection -> Console
> Redirection and
> changed this is Serial Port. 
> 	*	Exit Setup 
> 
> *	Configure the BMC by pressing Ctl + E after
> POST 
> 
> 	*	Turn IPMI Over LAN to On 
> 	*	Set the address as 192.168.1.10 
(static) -
> Same as the
> IP address of the intergrated network card
> (Gigabit Ethernet PCI
> Express). 
> 	*	Set username and password 
> 	*	Exit and Save. 
> 
> *	Boot into the OS: 
> 
> 	*	telnet to the SOL Proxy - telnet 
192.168.1.10
> 623 
> 	*	Presented with the BMC Management 
Utility and
> given six
> options, the first one being Connect to the
> Remote Server's BMC. 
> 	*	Select 1 and asked for the Servers 
Address
> with which I
> type 192.168.1.10. 
> 	*	Prompted for username and password I 
enter
> the BMC
> username and password. 
> 	*	I then get a Error(0xa1):Connection 
Timeout.
> 
> 
> 
> I also cannot connect using ipmish:
> 
> ipmish -ip 192.168.1.10 -u daveb -p <password>
> sysinfo
> 
> I get the same connection error:
> Error(0xa1):Connection Timeout.
> 
> Any help will be greatly appreciated.
> 
> 




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