xSeries IBM BMC Default ID and Password

Mindwatering Incorporated

Author: Tripp W Black

Created: 07/16/2009 at 08:11 PM


Domino Upgrades / Installations

The default password used by the BMC ( Baseboard management Controller ):
eServer xSeries 3350
eServer xSeries 3387

username: USERID
(all uppercase)
password: PASSW0RD
(with a zero, and all uppercase)

To quote IBM somewhere on their web site, BMC is . . .

IBM baseboard management controllers
A baseboard management controller (BMC) is a built-in system component in most System x and BladeCenter servers that provides clients with around-the-clock remote management, including comprehensive monitoring and troubleshooting capabilities. It does so by generating PFA notifications, sending alerts and status to IBM Director, providing remote power control, and driving a server's light path diagnostics.

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