Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI) is a message-based hardware management interface that enables remote monitoring, management, and recovery capabilities, regardless of the status of the server. It defines a set of interfaces that are common to computer hardware and firmware that you can use to monitor system health and manage the system.
IPMI operates independently of the operating system (OS) and allows you to manage a system remotely even in the absence of the OS or the system management software, or even if the monitored system is not powered on. IPMI can also function when the OS has started.
To configure IPMI:
- During the system bootup, press Delete to enter the BIOS.
- To navigate in the BIOS, use your arrow keys and press Enter.
- Select IPMI > BMC Network Configuration. See Figure 1.
- Select Yes for Update IPMI LAN Configuration and press Enter. See Figure 2.
- Select Static for Configuration Address Source and press Enter. See Figure 2.
- Assign the values for the following fields:
Station IP Address
Gateway IP Address
- Select Save & Exit > Save Changes and Reset and press Enter. See Figure 3.
- Configure your laptop IP address. For example, see Figure 4.
Your laptop and the JATP400 IPMI are in the same subnet.
- Connect the IPMI port on the back panel of the JATP400 appliance and the laptop LAN port with a CAT5 Ethernet cable.
- Open your Web browser.
- Log in to your JATP appliance: https://<IP Address>
Where <IP Address> is the IP address of the JATP appliance.
- Enter the default username ADMIN and the default password ADMIN. See Figure 5.
Username and password are not case sensitive.
- Click Login.
The JATP interface appears.