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Questions tagged [ipmi]

Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI) defines common platform instrumentation to enable interoperability, extensibility, and scalability with intelligent hardware for enterprise-wide mission critical applications.

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IPMI BMC KCS driver needed for Intel server, recommended source missing from web

After installing lm-sensors in 18.04.1 LTS, I ran sudo /etc/init.d/mod start as it requested. That revealed the IPMI BMC KCS driver was missing from the server's Ubuntu install, so I went as mod start ...
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Does stable release of MAAS on Ubuntu 18.04.1 support Cavium ThunderX2 (ARM-based) server?

On my setup, MAAS server can power on/off the appliance. Commissioning failed. Machine summary shows CPU/Memory/Storage unknown. Looked inside a wireshark trace, communication between MAAS server and ...
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Is it safe to use computer with “ipmi:dmi: Invalid offset: 0” error on start-up? What does it mean?

I installed Ubuntu 18.04 after it was released. Everything is working just fine. However, dmesg output shows "ipmi:dmi: Invalid offset: 0" every time I start my computer. Is it safe to use my computer ...
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Stuck on Commissioning Nodes through MaaS

I've been working with MaaS attempting to commission a set of nodes through a dual switch setup (Private & Public) using iDRAC with IPMI in attempts to PXE boot them, yet cannot seem to get it to ...
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Problem enlisting node with MAAS : ipmitools has “no installation candidate”

I'm doing a project for my school where I have to set up MAAS and enlist different nodes. Sadly, when enlisting the node, the cloud-init does something similar to an "apt update" once the login ...
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ipmitool, sysfs and libsensors dependencies

I can see fans speeds in the ipmtool sdr output, but I don't see them in the /sys hierarchy (may be, I didn't look carefully enough). But - I can find everything the libsensors library shows me in the ...
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IPMI: MAAS automagically provisions BMC credentials - should I be concerned?

I have some SuperMicro servers which I use MAAS to provision. I'm intrigued that upon PXE-booting them, they auto-magically gain a 'maas' user in their local BMC users DB, with a random password ...
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Maas Cannot Communicate with nodes using IPMI

I am currently using MAAS Version 1.9.5+bzr4599-0ubuntu1 with Ubuntu 14.04.5, with three nodes (all Dell PowerEdge R710). I am currently trying to use IPMI version 2.0. However, I am unable to power-...
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MAAS IPMI Problem

System Info: MAAS 2.2.2 Ubuntu: xenial IPMI works in console command: ipmitool -I Lan -U xxxx -P xxxx -H x.x.x.x power status Returns correct status of power However MAAS interface with exact ...
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How do you add a machine to MAAS with IPMI power using CLI

I want to add a new machine to MAAS for commissioning and deployment using the MAAS CLI. What is the MAAS CLI command to add a new machine that supports IPMI power parameters?
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MAAS IPMI power password

I'm trying to run ipmipower -D LAN_2_0 -h 192.168.13.135 -u maas -p xxx --cycle --on-if-off command to verify why my MAAS node is failing to deploy an OS, but need to know the maas ipmi power password....
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ipmitool Unable to send command: Invalid argument

ipmitool is giving me the following Unable to send command: Invalid argument what might be the cause of this and how can I solve it user@server:~$ sudo ipmitool sensor | grep Temp Temp | ...
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Failed to start ipmiutil ipmi_port service

After upgrading from ubuntu 16.04 to ubuntu 16.10, every time when I try to install anything in my laptop I got this error. I tried to manually install impmiutil, but unfortunately even that didn't ...
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MAAS ipmi issues on blade server HS21 XM

I am not able to power on/off all the node from an IBM blade server HS21 XM. Everytime a blade boots from network, maas assign to its BMC card an ip 192.199.199.8x that I think is not available in my ...
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Having problems with IPMI via SOL on Ubuntu 16.04

SOL works as long as I have it set to 19200. As soon as I change it in grub and the bios to 115200, while the grub menu works and I get a message about loading kernel and ramdisk, all the boot text is ...
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How to configure IPMI when installing MaaS on HPserver

Can any one gives me a granular walk through on how to configure power management via ilo/BMC/IPMI in HP servers, using MaaS 1.7, or the latest version, lots of people stumble accross this setting, ...
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MaaS not detecting IPMI. Sometimes

trusty LTS, MaaS 1.7.3+bzr3363, Dell c6105s. I boot new nodes, they are found, but no IPMI is detected. Nodes fail in commissioning, even if set to WOL and powered up by hand. I delete an old node ...
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juju bootstrap fails with connection refused errors

We have the following MAAS setup- One node is setup as the server with both MAAS cluster and region controllers running on it. We added 2 nodes which are in a private virtual LAN with the server node. ...
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ubuntu 14.04 maas doesn't auto detect ipmi

I have recently upgraded from ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04. When I pxe boot the nodes I get the message that the node has no power type set so I can't commission it. I have tried manually setting the IPMI ...
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MAAS in VMware Workstation Environment to Boot VM Guests

Installed and Configured MAAS. I was able to successfully deploy Ubuntu as VM Guest. However, once deployed, VM Guest (Ubuntu), in about 10 - 15 seconds, powers itself off complaining on IPMI. Errors:...
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How can I find what process is trying to write to a CD that's offline?

I've got a Virtual CD which can mount remote media via IPMI. After doing an install of Ubuntu 12.10 I'm getting this error every 2 sec in the syslog and on the console: [628.890722] sr 6:0:0:0: ...