DCImanager Administrator

How to connect equipment to servers

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

  • IPMI; 
  • power distribution units; 
  • switches. 

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 Username and Password.
  5. Click on Save

Note

Install IPMI Proxy v2 module to connect to IPMI.

How to connect PDU


The current version of the control panel allows connecting a PDU only from the list of device ports. To connect a PDU go to Equipment → PDU→ click on the PDU name → Ports →  → Connect device. Learn more in How to add a PDU. 

How to connect switch 


The current version of the control panel allows connecting a switch only from the list of device ports. To connect a PDU go to Equipment → Switches → click on the switch name → Ports →  → Connect device. Learn more in How to add a switch.