This document describes how to set up Active Directory based authentication for IPMI access.
Login with the ADMIN account
Click configuration in the list of available options:
Select “Active Directory” in the left pane
Click the link to enter the Active Directory configuration screen (screenshot below)
Click the check box option to enable Active Directory authentication and configure Active Directory settings as desired. Below is an example: NOTE: The default Time Out is set at 0 which will result in a “HTTP 500 – Internal Server Error”. Make sure to update it to 10.
Configure the Role Group (be sure that it matches an existing AD group name)
In the above example, the user is in a group named identically to the name of the role group used in the IPMI web console:
When logging into the IPMI web console use the following format to log in: username@domain