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How to reset IPMI settings and password for Netgate appliances

Added by Marcos Mendoza 5 months ago. Updated 15 days ago.

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For cases in which the password is lost (e.g. label is worn out) or settings need to be reset to something specific, we should document how to do this for our appliances.

Actions #1

Updated by Marcos Mendoza 5 months ago

General steps:
Load kernel module
  1. kldload ipmi
Reset password
  1. ipmitool user list
  2. ipmitool user set password 2 ADMIN
Enable and configure network settings
  1. ipmitool lan set 1 ipaddr x.x.x.x
  2. ipmitool lan set 1 defgw ipaddr x.x.x.x
  3. ipmitool lan set 1 netmask 255.255.255.0
  4. ipmitool lan set 1 access on
Actions #2

Updated by Chris W 15 days ago

  • % Done changed from 0 to 90

Commit adding IPMI password reset steps to the current reference page which appears in the 1537 and 1541 documentation:
https://gitlab.netgate.com/docs/pfsense-platforms/-/commit/098329768e606d445e1e54d321fdcc843c6ab70b

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