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    ASMB6-iKVM Server Management Board...

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    Product warranty or service will not be extended if: (1) the product is repaired, modified or altered, unless such repair, modification of alteration is authorized in writing by ASUS; or (2) the serial number of the product is defaced or missing.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Contents ...................... iii Notices ......................vi Safety information ..................viii About this guide ..................ix ASMB6-iKVM specifications summary ............. xi Chapter 1: Product introduction Welcome! ..................1-2 Package contents ................. 1-2 Features ..................1-3 System requirements ..............1-4 Network setup ................1-5...

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    Adjusting the monitoring settings ........3-14 3.1.9 Controlling the remote server power ......3-16 3.1.10 Viewing PET information ..........3-17 ASUS Host Management Controller Setup ........3-20 3.2.1 Installing and launching the ASUS Host Management Controller Setup utility ........3-20 3.2.2 Command fields ............

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    Contents 4.4.6 Network Bond ............... 4-13 4.4.7 NTP ................4-13 4.4.9 PEF ................4-14 4.4.10 RADIUS ................ 4-21 4.4.11 Remote Session ............4-21 4.4.12 Services ................ 4-22 4.4.13 SMTP ................4-22 4.4.14 SSL ................4-23 4.4.15 Users ................4-28 Remote Control ................4-30 4.5.1 Console Redirection ............

  • Page 6: Notices

    Notices Federal Communications Commission Statement This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: • This device may not cause harmful interference, and • This device must accept any interference received including interference that may cause undesired operation.

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    REACH.htm. ASUS Recycling/Takeback Services ASUS recycling and takeback programs come from our commitment to the highest standards for protecting our environment. We believe in providing solutions for you to be able to responsibly recycle our products, batteries, other components as well as the packaging materials.

  • Page 8: Safety Information

    Safety information Electrical safety • To prevent electrical shock hazard, disconnect the power cable from the electrical outlet before relocating the server. • When adding or removing devices to or from the server, ensure that the power cables for the devices are unplugged before the signal cables are connected. If possible, disconnect all power cables from the existing server before you add a device.

  • Page 9: About This Guide

    • Chapter 3: ASUS Remote Console This chapter tells you how to use the ASUS Remote Console (ARC) that the server management board supports. • Chapter 4: Web-based user interface (ASMB6-iKVM only) This chapter tells you how to use the web-based user interface that the server management board supports.

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    Conventions used in this guide To make sure that you perform certain tasks properly, take note of the following symbols used throughout this manual. DANGER/WARNING: Information to prevent injury to yourself when trying to complete a task. CAUTION: Information to prevent damage to the components when trying to complete a task.

  • Page 11: Asmb6-ikvm Specifications Summary

    ASMB6-iKVM specifications summary Chipset Aspeed 2300 Internal RAM 112 MB for system 16 MB for video Internal ROM 32 MB Timers 32-bit Watchdog Timer Main features IPMI 2.0-compliant and supports KVM over LAN Web-based user interface (remote management) Virtual media...

  • Page 13: Chapter 1: Product Introduction

    This chapter describes the server management board features and the new technologies it supports. Chapter 1: Product introduction...

  • Page 14: Welcome

    2.0-compliant board that allows you to monitor, control, and manage a remote server from the local or central server in your local area network (LAN). With ASMB6-iKVM plugging in a server motherboard, you can completely and efficiently monitor your server in real-time. The solution allows you to reduce IT management costs and increase the productivity.

  • Page 15: Features

    Monitor Sensor, show SDR, SEL, FRU, configure BMC, LAN • Support SSL (HTTPS) • Multiple user permission level • Upgrade BMC firmware Update Firmware • DOS Tool • Web GUI (Windows XP/Vista/2003/2008, RHEL5.2, SLES10SP2 ® Notification • • SNMP Trap • e-Mail ASUS ASMB6-iKVM...

  • Page 16: System Requirements

    * A power supply supported PMBus and PSMI is necessary. ** Specifications are subject to change without notice. System requirements Before you install the ASMB6-iKVM board, check if the remote server system meets the following requirements: • ASUS server motherboard with Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) connector* •...

  • Page 17: Network Setup

    Network setup The ASMB6-iKVM server management board installed on the remote server connects to a local/central server via direct LAN connection or through a network hub. Below are the supported server management configurations. Direct LAN connection RJ-45 cable Remote server...

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    Chapter 1: Product introduction...

  • Page 19: Chapter 2: Installation

    This chapter provides instructions on how to install the board to the server system and install the utilities that the board supports. Chapter 2: Installation...

  • Page 20: Before You Proceed

    Before you proceed Take note of the following precautions before you install the server management board to the remote server system. • Unplug the server system power cord from the wall socket before touching any component. • Use a grounded wrist strap or touch a safely grounded object or to a metal object, such as the power supply case, before handling components to avoid damaging them due to static electricity.

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    Ensure the VGA, USB, PS/2 cables are corrected, then connect the power plug to a grounded wall socket. Everytime after the AC power is re-plugged, you have to wait for about 60 seconds for the system power up. ASUS ASMB6-iKVM...

  • Page 22: Firmware Update And Ip Configuration

    Firmware update and IP configuration You need to update the ASMB6-iKVM firmware and configure IP source before you start using the ASMB6-iKVM board. 2.3.1 Firmware update To update the firmware: Insert the support CD into the optical drive. Restart the remote server, then press <Del> during POST to enter the BIOS setup.

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    Please wait for 70 seconds to initialize firmware. Delay 70 seconds Press any key to continue ... You may update firmware from the web-based user interface. Refer to page 4-13 for details. Select <Y> twice to confirm. ASUS ASMB6-iKVM...

  • Page 24: Configure Bmc Ip Source Static Ip

    Repeat the step 1-4 in the previous sub-section. On reboot, the main menu appears. Select Configure BMC IP Source Static IP for LAN1 (or DM_LAN1), and press <Enter> to enter the sub-menu. ASUS Server Z9PE-D16 MB FreeDOS command prompt Configure BMC IP Source Static IP for LAN1...

  • Page 25: Configure Bmc Ip Source Dhcp

    Repeat the step 1-4 in the previous sub-section. On reboot, the main menu appears. Select Configure BMC IP Source DHCP for LAN1 (or DM_LAN1), and press <Enter> to enter the sub-menu. ASUS Server Z9PE-D16 MB FreeDOS command prompt Configure BMC IP Source Static IP for LAN1...

  • Page 26: Bios Configuration

    • Update the remote server BIOS file following the instructions in the motherboard/system user guide. Visit the ASUS website (www.asus.com) to download the latest BIOS file for the motherboard. • The BIOS setup screens shown in this section are for reference purposes only, and may not exactly match what you see on your screen.

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    Allows you to set the BMC subnet mask. We recommend that you use the same Subnet Mask you have specified on the operating system network for the used network card. Gateway IP Address Allows you to set the Gateway IP address. Router MAC Address Allows you to set the Router MAC address. ASUS ASMB6-iKVM...

  • Page 28: System Event Log

    2.4.3 System Event Log Allows you to view all the events in the BMC event log. It will take a maximum of 15 seconds to read all the BMC SEL records. Aptio Setup Utility - Copyright (C) 2010 American Megatrends, Inc. Server Mgmt Enabling/Disabling Options Select to configure LAN channel...

  • Page 29: Running The Asmc6 Utility

    Running the ASMC6 utility The ASMC6 utility allows you to update the ASMB6-iKVM firmware, configure the LAN setting for the remote server and change the user name/password in DOS environment. This utility is available from the support CD that came with the package.

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    <Press any key to see the next page> <ESC key to break> ASMC6 -sol_baud 57600[9600/19200/38400/57600/115200] ASMC6 -bmc_info ASMC6 -fru -view fru_id ASMC6 -fru -load fru_file ASMC6 -fru -save fru_id ru_file ASMC6 -sel -clear C:\> ASMC6 Help Menu options Options Description -kcs[smic/bt/pci_smic] NetFn command data..

  • Page 31: Configuring The Lan Controller

    2.5.1 Configuring the LAN controller Before you can establish connection to the ASMB6-iKVM board, you must configure the LAN port for server management used by the remote server to connect to the local/central server. To configure the LAN port of the remote server: Run the ASMC6 utility from the support CD following the instructions in the previous section.

  • Page 32: Configuring The User Name And Password

    2.5.2 Configuring the user name and password You may change your user name and password from the ASMC6 utility. To change the user name and password: Follow steps 1-5 on page 2-11. When the C:> prompt appears, type ASMC6 -user_name xxxxx, then press <Enter>...

  • Page 33: Software Installation

    Software installation You can monitor, control, or manage the remote server from the local/central server using the ASUS Remote Console (ARC). The ARC is a web-based application available from the support CD that came with theASMB6-iKVM package. You must install the ARC on the local/central server to access the remote server.

  • Page 34: Launching Arc

    Follow the installation wizard instructions to install the utility. 2.6.2 Launching ARC To launch the ARC utility, click Start > All Programs > ASUS Remote Console > ASUS Remote Console from the Windows desktop. ® Double-click the ASUS Remote Console icon on the Windows ®...

  • Page 35: Chapter 3: Asus Remote Console

    This chapter tells you how to use the ASUS Remote Console (ARC) that the server management board supports. Chapter 3: ASUS Remote Console...

  • Page 36: Asus Remote Console (arc)

    ASUS Remote Console (ARC) The ASUS Remote Console (ARC) is a web-based utility, designed for ASMB6-SOL PLUS, that allows you to monitor the remote host’s hardware information including temperatures, fan rotations, voltages, and power. This application also lets you instantly power on/off or reset the remote server.

  • Page 37: Arc Sections

    Click before the server connection to display available remote server information including the SDR (Sensor Data Record), FRU (Field Replaceable Unit), SEL (System Event Log), and Remote Console. ASUS ASMB6-iKVM...

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    For example, clicking the IP button displays the remote server IP address instead Z9PE-D16 of the remote server name (N). Selecting ID displays the remote server ID instead of the server name or IP address. Chapter 3: ASUS Remote Console...

  • Page 39: Detail/sel Window

    SNMP Trap format and is used for IPMI alerting. Status bar The Status bar located at the bottom of the ARC window displays the connection status to the remote server, connection duration, IP address of the remote server, and the progress of SDR/SEL/FRU information download. ASUS ASMB6-iKVM...

  • Page 40: Connecting To The Remote Server

    Otherwise, click OK to continue or Cancel to close the window. The default server connection name and IP address are automatically displayed everytime you add a new server connection. When prompted, select IPMI Server, then click Continue. Chapter 3: ASUS Remote Console...

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    The default connection request level authentication is HMAC-SHA1 with Administrator privileges. You may change these configuration according to your network settings or preference. • Check the box before Enable Payload Encryption if you want to use Advanced Encryption Standard (AES). ASUS ASMB6-iKVM...

  • Page 42: Retrieving Sensor Information

    (e.g. CPU1 Temperature) to display its values in the Detail/SEL window. Z9PE-D16 The Detail/SEL window displays the sensor data attributes, values, and meanings. From this window, you can adjust the sensor threshold values by clicking the up/down arrow button after each value. Chapter 3: ASUS Remote Console...

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    The tab also displays the sensor record ID and SDR version. Click the Settings tab to adjust the sensor threshold values. Click on the up/down arrow button after each threshold value to adjust. Click OK to close the window. ASUS ASMB6-iKVM...

  • Page 44: Displaying Fru Information

    Z9PE-D16 Click before the FRU to display available FRU information, then click before the module/component. Select a module or component from the list to display the FRU information in the Detail/SEL window. Z9PE-D16 3-10 Chapter 3: ASUS Remote Console...

  • Page 45: Displaying System Event Logs

    Z9PE-D16 Double-click an event to display an Event Information window. This window displays the sensor type and record ID, event message, current and threshold values, and other system event information. Click OK to close the window. ASUS ASMB6-iKVM 3-11...

  • Page 46: Using Remote Console

    To display the remote server console, press the Remote Console item from the navigation window. The remote server screen appears in the Detail/SEL window. Delete key F1–F10 keyboard function keys ARC function keys Reboot to enter BIOS setup menu (used in combination with other keys) Z9PE-D16 3-12 Chapter 3: ASUS Remote Console...

  • Page 47: Displaying All Remote Server Sensors

    Click All Sensors value. All remote server sensors are displayed on the Information window in graphical format. The color bar represents the upper/lower threshold values of each sensor. The green pointer indicates the current value of the sensor. Z9PE-D16 ASUS ASMB6-iKVM 3-13...

  • Page 48: Adjusting The Monitoring Settings

    A Server Settings window appears. Click on the up/down arrow button after each setting to adjust the value. Click OK to save your changes and close the window; otherwise, click Cancel to ignore your changes. 3-14 Chapter 3: ASUS Remote Console...

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    Enabling the Short Message Service (SMS) feature The Short Message Service or SMS feature allows you to receive Platform Event Trap (PET) information on your smart phone (ASUS P505). You must install Microsoft ActiveSync before you enable the SMS feature.

  • Page 50: Controlling The Remote Server Power

    Click Yes when the Confirm power down window appears. The remote server is turned off. Click OK to close the window. Use the same instructions as reference when powering up or resetting the remote server. 3-16 Chapter 3: ASUS Remote Console...

  • Page 51: Viewing Pet Information

    You need to install an SNMP service to the remote server to receive PET information. To install an SNMP service to the remote service: On the Windows taskbar, click ® Start > All Programs > Control Panel. Double-click Add/Remove Programs. Double-click Add Windows Components. ASUS ASMB6-iKVM 3-17...

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    Double-click Management and Monitoring Tools. Select Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP). Click OK. 3-18 Chapter 3: ASUS Remote Console...

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    On the Services tab, click the Add button to display a Service Settings window. Type a name on the Description of service field (i.e. ASUS ARC). Type the IP address of the local/central server, then set the External and Internal Port number to 162.

  • Page 54: Asus Host Management Controller Setup

    ASUS Host Management Controller Setup The ASUS Host Management Controller Setup utility provides precise configuration and basic functions including System Event Log (SEL) generation and System Data Record (SDR) reading in DOS mode. This utility also supplies configuration sequences for the type of host interface as well as direct real-time monitoring of system information including CPU temperature(s), fan speeds and system voltages.

  • Page 55: Command Fields

    After selecting a command, use the down arrow key to display available options. Select a command, then press <Enter> to execute. ASUS Host Management Controller Setup Menu No Support Initial...

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    Use the down arrow key to display the next sensor event. Press <Esc> to return to the main screen. ASUS Host Management Controller Setup Menu No Support Initial View...

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    The number on the bottom left of the screen indicates the data record displayed in the right window pane over the total number of sensor data records in the remote host. ASUS Host Management Controller Setup Menu No Support Initial...

  • Page 58: Set

    Select BMC Info from the View command option, then press <Enter>. A list of BMC information appears on the left pane. Use the down arrow button to select a BMC information. The BMC information is displayed in the right pane. ASUS Host Management Controller Setup Menu No Support Initial View...

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    Select Host Interface from the Set command option, then press <Enter>. The screen displays the host interfaces supported by the server management board. Use the down arrow button to select a host interface, then press <Enter>. ASUS Host Management Controller Setup Menu No Support Initial View...

  • Page 60: Monitor

    3.2.6 Monitor The Monitor command displays real-time data on the remote server system and CPU temperatures, voltages, and fan speeds. ASUS Host Management Controller Setup Menu No Support Initial View Monitor Help All Sensor Temperature Voltage Fan Speed OEM Define 1...

  • Page 61: Help

    3.2.7 Help The Help command displays the available utility options, utility version, and copyright information. ASUS Host Management Controller Setup Menu No Support Initial View Monitor Help Help About ASUS ASMB6-iKVM 3-27...

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    3-28 Chapter 3: ASUS Remote Console...

  • Page 63: Chapter 4: Web-based User Interface

    This chapter tells you how to use the web-based user interface that the server management board supports. Web-based user interface...

  • Page 64: Loging In The Utility

    Press <F10> to save your changes and exit the BIOS Setup. You should install JRE on remote console first before using web-based management. You can find JRE from the folder JAVA of the ASMB6-iKVM support CD. You can also download JRE from http://java.sun.com/javase/ downloads.

  • Page 65: Using The Utility

    Menu bar: Click a menu to display available function lists. Function list: Click each function key to start using its specific functions. Function title: Displays the function title. Help menu: Click to display the brief description of the selected function. ASUS ASMB6-iKVM...

  • Page 66: Fru Information

    FRU Information This section contains detailed information for various FRU deviced present in this system. Server Health This section contains the data related to the server health, such as the Sensor Readings, Event log and System and Audit Log. Click each function key to start using its specific functions Chapter 4: Web-based user interface...

  • Page 67: Sensor Readings (with Thresholds)

    The Event Log page displays a table of system event log. Select an event log category: Allows you to select the type of events to be displayed in the list. Clear Event Log: Click to clear the event log. ASUS ASMB6-iKVM...

  • Page 68: Configuration

    Configuration This section allows you to configure the system settings. Click each function key to start using its specific functions 4.4.1 Active Directory An active directory does a variety of function including the ability to provide the information on objects, helps organize these objects for easy retrieval and access, allows access by users and administrators, and allows the administrators to set security up for the directory.

  • Page 69: Procedure

    Configure IP addresses in Domain Controller Server Address1, Domain Controller Server Address2 & Domain Controller Server Address3. Click Save to save the entered settings and return to Active Directory Settings Page. Click Cancel to cancel the entry and return to Active Directory Settings Page. ASUS ASMB6-iKVM...

  • Page 70: To Add A New Role Group

    To add a new Role Group In the Active Directory Settings Page, select a blank row and click Add Role Group to open the Add Role group Page as shown in the screenshot below. In the Role Group Name field, enter the name that identifies the role group in the Active Directory.

  • Page 71: Dns

    To open LDAP Settings page, click Configuration > LDAP from the main menu. A sample screenshot of LDAP Settings Page is shown in the screenshot below. LDAP Settings Page Advanced Settings: To configure LDAP Advanced Settings. Options are Enable LDAP Authentication, IP Address, Port and Search base. ASUS ASMB6-iKVM...

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    Add Role Group: To add a new role group to the device. Alternatively, double click on a free slot to add a role group. Modify Role Group: To modify the particular role group. Delete Role Group: To be delete a role group from the list. Procedure Entering the details in Advanced LDAP Settings Page In the LDAP Settings Page, click Advanced Settings.

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    In the LDAP Settings Page, select the row that you wish to modify and click Modify Role Group. Make the necessary changes and click Save. To Delete a Role Group In the LDAP Settings Page, select the row that you wish to delete and click Delete Role Group. ASUS ASMB6-iKVM 4-11...

  • Page 74: Mouse Mode

    4.4.4 Mouse Mode The Mouse Mode page allows you to select the mouse mode. Save: Select the desired mouse mode, and then click Save to apply the setting. 4.4.5 Network The Network page allows you to configure the network settings. MAC Address: Select whether to obtain the IP address automatically or manually configure one.

  • Page 75: Network Bond

    Network Bond This page allows you to enable or disable networking bonding feature and configure the default interfaces. 4.4.7 This page allows you to configure the NTP server or view and modify the device’s Date and Time settings. ASUS ASMB6-iKVM 4-13...

  • Page 76: Pef

    4.4.9 Platform Event Filtering (PEF) provides a mechanism for configuring the BMC to take selected actions on event messages that it receives or has internally generated. These actions include operations such as system power-off, system reset, as well as triggering the generation of an alert. A PEF implementation is recommended to provide at least 16 entries in the event filter table.

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    Generator ID 1 field is used to give raw generator ID1 data value. • Generator ID 2 field is used to give raw generator ID2 data value. In RAW data field, to specify hexadecimal value prefix with '0x'. ASUS ASMB6-iKVM 4-15...

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    Alert Policy Tab This page is used to configure the Alert Policy and LAN destination. You can add, delete or modify an entry in this page. The fields of PEF Management – Alert Policy Tab are explained below. Policy Entry #: Displays Policy entry number for the newly configured entry (read-only).

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    LAN Destination has to be configured under Configuration->PEF->LAN Destination. That is if you select the number 4 for destination selector in Alert Policy Entry page, then you have to configure the 4th slot (LAN Destination Number 4) in the LAN Destination tab. ASUS ASMB6-iKVM 4-17...

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    In the Alert String field, enable the check box if the Alert policy entry is Event Specific. 10. In the Alert String Key field, choose any one value that is used to look up the Alert String to send for this Alert Policy entry. 11.

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    Add: To save the new LAN destination and return to LAN destination list. Cancel: To cancel the modification and return to LAN destination list. ASUS ASMB6-iKVM 4-19...

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    Procedure: In the LAN Destination Tab, choose the slot to be configured. This should be the same slot that you have selected in the Alert Policy Entry- Destination Selector field. That is if you have chosen the Destination Selector as 4 in the Alert Policy Entry page of Alert Policy Tab, then you have to configure the 4th slot of LAN Destination Page.

  • Page 83: Radius

    Auto Attach - Attaches Virtual Media to the server only when a virtual media session is started. Save: To save the current changes. It will automatically close the existing remote redirection either KVM or Virtual media sessions, if any. Reset: To reset the modified changes. ASUS ASMB6-iKVM 4-21...

  • Page 84: Services

    4.4.12 Services This page lists services running on the BMC. It shows current status and other basic information about the services. Press Modify to modify the services configuration. 4.4.13 SMTP The SMTP page allows you to configure SMTP mail server. Enter the IP address of the mail server, and then click Save to apply the settings.

  • Page 85: Ssl

    Upload SSL option is used to upload the certificate and private key file into the BMC. Generate SSL option is used to generate the SSL certificate based on configuration details. View SSL option is used to view the uploaded SSL certificate in readable format. ASUS ASMB6-iKVM 4-23...

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    The fields of SSL Certificate Configuration – Upload SSL tab are explained below. Current Certificate: Current certificate information will be displayed (read- only). New Certificate: Certificate file should be of pem type Current Privacy Key: Current privacy key information will be displayed (read-only).

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    - Value ranges from 1 to 3650 days. Key Length: The key length bit value of the certificate. 10. Generate: To generate the new SSL certificate. HTTPs service will get restarted, to use the newly generated SSL certificate. ASUS ASMB6-iKVM 4-25...

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    The fields of SSL Certificate Configuration – Generate SSL tab are explained below. Basic Information: This section displays the basic information about the uploaded SSL certificate. It displays the following fields. • Version • Serial Number • Signature Algorithm • Public Key Issued From: This section describes the following Certificate Issuer information •...

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    MegaRAC® SP’s IP address here> 3. For example, if your MegaRAC® SP’s IP address is 192.168.0.30, enter the following: https://192.168.0.30 4. Please note the <s> after <http>.You must accept the certificate before you are able to access your Generic MegaRAC® SP. ASUS ASMB6-iKVM 4-27...

  • Page 90: Users

    4.4.15 Users The User Management page allows you to view the current list of user slots for the server. You can add a new user and modify or delete the existing users. To open User Management page, click Configuration > Users from the main menu.

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    To change the password, enable the Change Password option. After editing the changes, click Modify to return to the users list page. Delete an existing User To delete an existing user, select the user from the list and click Delete User. ASUS ASMB6-iKVM 4-29...

  • Page 92: Remote Control

    Remote Control This section allows you to perform remote operations on the server. Click each function key to start using its specific functions 4.5.1 Console Redirection The remote console application, which is started using the WebGUI, allows you to control your server's operating system remotely, using the screen, mouse, and keyboard, and to redirect local CD/DVD, Floppy diskette and Hard disk/USB thumb drives as if they were connected directly to the server.

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    Console Redirection window. The Console Redirection main menu consists of the following menu items. • Video • Keyboard • Mouse • Options • Media • Keyboard Layout • Help A detailed explanation of these menu items are given below. ASUS ASMB6-iKVM 4-31...

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    Video This menu contains the following sub menu items. Pause redirection: This option is used for pausing Console Redirection. Resume Redirection: This option is used to resume the Console Redirection when the session is paused. Refresh Video: This option can be used to update the display shown in the Console Redirection window.

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    Alt+Ctrl+Del: This menu item can be used to act as if you depressed the <CTRL>, <ALT> and <DEL> keys down simultaneously on the server that you are redirecting. Context menu: This menu item can be used to act as the context menu key, when in Console Redirection. ASUS ASMB6-iKVM 4-33...

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    Mouse Show Cursor: This menu item can be used to show or hide the local mouse cursor on the remote client system. Mouse Calibration: This menu item can be used only if the mouse mode is relative. In this step, the mouse threshold settings on the remote server will be discovered. The local mouse cursor is displayed in RED color and the remote cursor is part of the remote video screen.

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    Zoom In: For increasing the screen size. This zoom varies from 100% to 150% with an interval of 10% Zoom Out: For decreasing the screen size. This zoom varies from 100% to 50% with an interval of 10% ASUS ASMB6-iKVM 4-35...

  • Page 98

    Media Virtual Media Wizard: To add or modify a media, select and click 'Virtual Media Wizard' button, which pops out a box named “Virtual Media” where you can configure the media. A sample screenshot of Virtual media screen is given below. Virtual Media. Floppy Key Media: This menu item can be used to start or stop the redirection of a physical floppy drive and floppy image types such as img.

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    Note: Soft keyboard is applicable only for JViewer Application not for other application in the client system. Soft keyboard is applicable only for JViewer Application not for other application in the client system ASUS ASMB6-iKVM 4-37...

  • Page 100: Server Power Control

    4.5.2 Server Power Control The Server Power Control page displays the current server power status and allows you to change the current settings. Select the desired option, and then click Perform Action to execute the selected action. 4.5.3 Chassis Identify Command The Chassis Identify Command page allows you to perform a chassis identify command control operation.

  • Page 101: Power Button

    4.5.4 Power Button The Power Button page allows you to enable or disable power button and click Perform Action to confirm the selection. ASUS ASMB6-iKVM 4-39...

  • Page 102: Maintenance

    Maintenance This section allows you to perform the firmware update for the remote server. You can also use Restore Factory Defaults to reset system settings and use System Admnistrator to enable or disable access and change the password for the administrator account.

  • Page 103: Restore Factory Default

    4.6.2 Restore Factory Default This section allows you to restore all settings to factory default. Please click the Restore Factory to reset all settings. ASUS ASMB6-iKVM 4-41...

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    The Appendix shows the location of the LAN ports for server management and BMC connector on server motherboards. This section also presents common problems that you may encounter when installing or using Appendix: Reference the server management board. information...

  • Page 106: Appendix: Reference Information

    BMC connector The ASUS server motherboards that support the ASMB6-iKVM comes with a Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) connector. Refer to the illustration below to locate the BMC connector on different server motherboards. Appendix: Reference information...

  • Page 107: Lan Ports For Server Management

    LAN ports for server management The ASUS server motherboards that support the ASMB6-iKVM comes with three LAN (RJ-45) ports: one for network connection and the other two for server management. For easy identification, the LAN ports for server management are LAN1 and DM_LAN1 ports.

  • Page 108: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting This troubleshooting guide provides answers to some common problems that you may encounter while installing and/or using ASUS ASMB6-iKVM. These problems require simple troubleshooting that you can perform by yourself. Contact the Technical Support if you encounter problems not mentioned in this section.

  • Page 109: Sensor Table

    0x00: DIMM_A1, 0x01: DIMM_A2, (For Intel DP platform only 0x01: Read ECC error 0x02: DIMM_A3, 0x03:DIMM_A4, -- ASUS Z8 series server 0x02: ECC Error occurred on a scrub 0x04: DIMM_B1, 0x05: DIMM_B2, MB; -E6 server system) 0x04: Write Parity Error...

  • Page 110

    Backplane HD Sensor No. Sensor Name Sensor Type Sensor Type Code Sensor Value or Event Type 0x68 Backplane1 HD1 Drive Slot 0x0D Discrete(0x6F) 0x01: Drive Presence 0x02: Drive Fault 0x80: Rebuild 0x69 Backplane1 HD2 Drive Slot 0x0D Discrete(0x6F) 0x01: Drive Presence 0x02: Drive Fault 0x80: Rebuild 0x6A...

  • Page 111: Power Supply

    0x40: Transition to Non-Recoverable 0x9E PSU2 Slow FAN2 0x04 Discrete(0x07) 0x01: Transition to OK 0x10: Transition to Non-Critical from more severe 0x40: Transition to Non-Recoverable 0x9F PSU2 PWR Detect Power Supply 0x08 Discrete(0x6F) 0x01: Presence Detected 0x02: Power Supply Failure Detected ASUS ASMB6-iKVM...

  • Page 112: Hardware Monitor

    Hardware Monitor Sensor No. Sensor Name Sensor Type Sensor Type Code Sensor Value or Event Type 0x31 CPU1 Temperature Temperature 0x01 Threshold(0x01) Upper Non-critical - going high Upper Critical - going high 0x32 CPU2 Temperature Temperature 0x01 Threshold(0x01) Upper Non-critical - going high Upper Critical - going high 0xCC TR1 Temperature...

  • Page 113

    Upper Non-critical - going high Upper Critical - going high 0xA0 CPU_FAN1 0x04 Threshold(0x01) Lower Non-critical - going low Lower Critital - going low 0xA1 CPU_FAN2 0x04 Threshold(0x01) Lower Non-critical - going low Lower Critital - going low ASUS ASMB6-iKVM...

  • Page 114

    0xA2 FRNT_FAN1 0x04 Threshold(0x01) Lower Non-critical - going low Lower Critital - going low 0xA3 FRNT_FAN2 0x04 Threshold(0x01) Lower Non-critical - going low Lower Critital - going low 0xA4 FRNT_FAN3 0x04 Threshold(0x01) Lower Non-critical - going low Lower Critital - going low 0xA5 FRNT_FAN4 0x04...

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