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FusionServer Pro Rack Server iBMC (V260 to V278) User Guide 14

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Setting the Active iBMC Port (activeport)

Setting the Active iBMC Port (activeport)


The activeport command is used to set the active iBMC management network port.


ipmcset -d activeport -v <option> [portid]


Parameter Description Value


Port type

  • 0: dedicated network port
  • 1: port on an LOM
  • 2: port on a PCIe card

The value range varies with the server model.


Port number

The value range is 0 and 1 for a dual-port NIC, and 0 to 3 for a four-port NIC.

Usage Guidelines

You do not need to specify portid for a dedicated iBMC network port.


# Set the dedicated network port as the iBMC port.

iBMC:/->ipmcset -d activeport -v 0
Set active port successfully.

# Query information about the iBMC port.

iBMC:/->ipmcget -d ipinfo
EthGroup ID           :  1
Net Mode              :  Manual
Net Type              :  Dedicated
IPv4 Information      :
IP Mode               :  dhcp
IP Address            :
Subnet Mask           :
Default Gateway       :
MAC Address           :  00:18:e1:c5:d8:66
IPv6 Information      :
IPv6 Mode             :  static
IPv6 Address          :  fc00::65
Default Gateway IPv6  :  fc00::1
Link-Local Address    :  fe80::218:e1ff:fec5:d866/64
VLAN Information      :
VLAN State            :  disabled
VLAN ID               :  1
Updated: 2019-11-19

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