fence_ipmilan fails with "1 Get Session Challenge command failed; Error: Unable to establish LAN session; Error: Unable to establish IPMI v1.5 / RMCP session"

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Issue

  • fence_ipmilan fails with "1 Get Session Challenge command failed; Error: Unable to establish LAN session; Error: Unable to establish IPMI v1.5 / RMCP session".
# fence_ipmilan -a <ip> -o status -l <login> -p <password> -vvv
Executing: /usr/bin/ipmitool -I lan -H <ip> -p 623 -U <login> -P <password> -L ADMINISTRATOR chassis power status

1  Get Session Challenge command failed
Error: Unable to establish LAN session
Error: Unable to establish IPMI v1.5 / RMCP session


Failed: Unable to obtain correct plug status or plug is not available

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 6, 7 (with the High Availability Add-on)

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