Attaching an IPMI virtual drive

To attach an IPMI virtual drive

  1. Download IPMIView, if required, and launch it.
  2. Ensure that the server is turned on.
  3. In the IPMIView window, click File > New… > System and enter the server’s IPMI IP address. Optionally, change the system name and add a description.

  4. In the IPMI Domain section, double-click the newly added system name.
  5. After the connection is established, navigate to the system KVM console tab and click Launch KVM console.

  6. On the system Login tab, specify the login ID and password to access the server. Then, click Login.

  7. In the Java iKVM Viewer window, attach the image to the server as a virtual CD-ROM:

    1. Click Virtual Media > Virtual Storage.
    2. In the Virtual Storage window, select ISO File in Local Drive Type, click Open Image, and then select the distribution image from your local machine.
    3. Click OK.

  8. Reboot the server by clicking Power Control > Set Power Reset.