Changing the IPMI password

You should change the password for the default IPMI ADMIN account on each node as soon as you configure the IPMI port.

Before you begin

You have configured the IPMI IP address for each node.

Steps

  1. Open a web browser on a computer that can reach the IPMI network and browse to the IPMI IP address for the node.
  2. Enter the username ADMIN and password ADMIN in the login prompt.
  3. Upon logging in, click the Configuration tab.
  4. Click Users.
  5. Select the ADMIN user and click Modify User.
  6. Select the Change Password check box.
  7. Enter a new password in the Password and Confirm Password fields.
  8. Click Modify, and then click OK.
  9. Repeat this procedure for any other NetApp HCI nodes with default passwords for the IPMI ADMIN account.