Change default IPMI password for nodes

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You can change the default Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI) administrator password as soon as you have remote IPMI access to the node. You might want to do this if there were any installation updates.

For details about configuring IPM access for nodes, see Configure IPMI for each node.

You can change the IPM password for these nodes:

  • H410S nodes

  • H610S nodes

Change the default IPMI password for H410S nodes

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

What you’ll need

You should have configured the IPMI IP address for each storage 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 user name 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 H410S nodes with default IPMI passwords.

Change the default IPMI password for H610S nodes

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

What you’ll need

You should have configured the IPMI IP address for each storage 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 user name root and password calvin in the login prompt.

  3. Upon logging in, click the menu navigation icon at the top left of the page to open the sidebar drawer.

  4. Click Settings.

  5. Click User Management.

  6. Select the Administrator user from the list.

  7. Enable the Change Password check box.

  8. Enter a new, strong password in the Password and Confirm Password fields.

  9. Click Save at the bottom of the page.

  10. Repeat this procedure for any other H610S nodes with default IPMI passwords.