idrac firmware update on R710, can't connect to idrac now

Sabuj Pattanayek sabujp at
Fri Aug 6 14:51:15 CDT 2010

> If you have ipmitool you can set LAN and user settings with "lan set"
> and "user set" commands, respectively.

It looks like the settings were not changed:

[root at gluster1 ~]# ipmitool lan print
Set in Progress         : Set Complete
Auth Type Support       : NONE MD2 MD5 PASSWORD
Auth Type Enable        : Callback : MD2 MD5
                        : User     : MD2 MD5
                        : Operator : MD2 MD5
                        : Admin    : MD2 MD5
                        : OEM      :
IP Address Source       : Static Address
IP Address              :
Subnet Mask             :
MAC Address             : 00:24:e8:52:9a:71
SNMP Community String   : public
IP Header               : TTL=0x40 Flags=0x40 Precedence=0x00 TOS=0x10
Default Gateway IP      :
Default Gateway MAC     : 00:00:00:00:00:00
Backup Gateway IP       :
Backup Gateway MAC      : 00:00:00:00:00:00
802.1q VLAN ID          : Disabled
802.1q VLAN Priority    : 0
RMCP+ Cipher Suites     : 0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14
Cipher Suite Priv Max   : aaaaaaaaaaaaaaa
                        :     X=Cipher Suite Unused
                        :     c=CALLBACK
                        :     u=USER
                        :     o=OPERATOR
                        :     a=ADMIN
                        :     O=OEM

But, I'm still not getting any pings, nor can I connect to the web, or
via ssh. Any other ideas? Do I just have to bite the bullet and try
power cycling it?

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