ipmitool and SuperMicro SYS-5027R-WRF

Karl Young karly at kipshouse.org
Tue Mar 27 16:04:16 UTC 2018

Paul Mather(freebsd-lists at gromit.dlib.vt.edu)@2018.03.27 09:58:47 -0400:
> The above works well enough for me to get a SOL connection using ipmitool as well as providing a system console via SOL.  I did recently have an issue, but that concerned my having changed the IPMI ADMIN password to something that was too long: even though the password change seemed to work, authentication failed because the password had been silently truncated at the Supermicro side to something shorter. :-(

If anyone else is curious, the max password length seems to be 20:


That's a long password.  {-;


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