Enabling IPMI using ipmiutil

ipmiutil is available for Linux, Windows, Solaris, Mac OSX, and FreeBSD and can be downloaded from: http://ipmiutil.sourceforge.net/

The following command will enable LAN access for IPMI on IP with gateway, username admin and password Password

ipmiutil lan –e –I -f 2 -G –u admin –p Password


To set shared LAN on Dell servers (useful if the servers does not have a DRAC card):

ipmiutil delloem lan set shared