Latest RHEL 8.2 ipmitool is incompatible with some server platforms

Solution Verified - Updated -

Issue

  • Ironic is no longer able to manage Cisco UCS servers after upgrade
  • ipmitool-1.8.18-14 switched to different default Cipher Suite
  • ipmitool fails to communicate with baremetal node:

    $ ipmitool -I lanplus -H 192.168.1.1 -P "${IPMI_PASS}" -U "${IPMI_USER}" power status
    Set Session Privilege Level to ADMINISTRATOR failed
    Error: Unable to establish IPMI v2 / RMCP+ session
    Close Session command failed
    

Environment

  • Red Hat OpenStack Platform 16.1
  • ipmitool-1.8.18-14.el8.x86_64

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