DCImanager Administrator

Configuring server connections

ISPSystem

The following devices can be connected to a server in DCImanager: 

  • IPMI; 
  • Intel AMT;
  • power distribution units; 
  • switches. 

Note

IPMI and Intel AMT cannot be connected to the server at the same time.

How to connect IPMI


To connect an IPMI: 

  1. Go to Servers → click on the server name→ Connect → to IPMI
  2. Select an IPMI Type.
  3. Enter the IP address to connect to the IPMI.
  4. Enter the User and Password.
  5. Click on Save

Note

You can connect to an IPMI of server with a private IP address. To do this, install the IPMI Proxy v2 module.

How to connect Intel AMT


To connect an Intel AMT: 

  1. Go to Servers → click on the server name→ Connect → to Intel AMT
  2. Enter the IP address to connect to the Intel AMT.
  3. Select the Connection protocolHTTP or HTTPS.
  4. Enter the User and Password.
  5. Click on Save

Note

You can connect to an Intel AMT of server with a private IP address. To do this, install the IPMI Proxy v2 module.

How to connect PDU


To connect a PDU go to Equipment → PDU→ click on the PDU name → Ports →  → Connect device. Learn more in Adding a PDU. 

How to connect switch 


To connect a switch go to Equipment → Switches → click on the switch name → Ports →  → Connect device. Learn more in Adding a switch. 

Server connection management


To manage the added connections, go to Servers and click on the server name.

Status Enabled/Disabled displays the software status of the switch port or PDU. You can Enable or Disable the port.

The Link on/Link off status indicates the physical connection to the port:

  • Link on — the cable is connected;
  • Link off — the cable is not connected.

Server connections


To disable all server connections to switches, you can block the server. To do this, go to menu.pngMenuBlock. To restore connections, unblock the server: menu.pngMenuUnblock.

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