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Accessing IPMI and Changing IPMI Password

In compliance with new privacy legislation, the Username and Password to access the IPMI port on the Netgate XG-1541 1U has been changed to a unique password on each device. Netgate started shipping systems with this change beginning February 10, 2020.

Prior to February 10, 2020, the IPMI Username and Password were ADMIN/ADMIN.

After February 10, 2020, the IPMI Username is still ADMIN, the password is located on a small sticker on the front of the XG-1541 as shown below.


IPMI Password Sticker Location


The password is alpha-numeric and the letters are capital letters.

Changing the IPMI Password

  1. To change the IPMI password, begin by accessing the IPMI GUI using a web browser and the IPMI IP Address. Log in to the IPMI console.


    Log Into IPMI

  2. Navigate to Configuration -> Users.


    Configuration -> Users

  3. Highlight the Administrator and click Modify User.


    Modify User

  4. Check the box by Change Password, enter the new password and confirm it by typing it a second time, then click Modify.


    Change Password and click Modify

  5. Click OK on the message window that says “Modified user successfully.”


    Click OK