Set the network connection for the Lenovo XClarity Controller
Before you can access the Lenovo XClarity Controller over your network, you need to specify how Lenovo XClarity Controller will connect to the network. Depending on how the network connection is implemented, you might need to specify a static IP address as well.
If a monitor is attached to the server, you can use Lenovo XClarity Provisioning Manager to set the network connection.Complete the following steps to connect the Lenovo XClarity Controller to the network using the Lenovo XClarity Provisioning Manager.
Start the server.
Press the key specified in the on-screen instructions to display the Lenovo XClarity Provisioning Manager interface. (For more information, see the
Startupsection in the LXPM documentation compatible with your server at Lenovo XClarity Provisioning Manager portal page.)
Go to Lenovo XClarity Controller will connect to the network.to specify how the
If you choose a static IP connection, make sure that you specify an IPv4 or IPv6 address that is available on the network.
If you choose a DHCP connection, make sure that the MAC address for the server has been configured in the DHCP server.
Click OK to apply the setting and wait for two to three minutes.
Use an IPv4 or IPv6 address to connect Lenovo XClarity Controller.ImportantThe
Lenovo XClarity Controller is set initially with a user name of USERID and password of PASSW0RD (with a zero, not the letter O). This default user setting has Supervisor access. It is required to change this user name and password during your initial configuration for enhanced security.
- If no monitor is attached to the server, you can set the network connection through the Lenovo XClarity Controller interface. Connect an Ethernet cable from your laptop to XCC system management port on your server. For the location of the XCC system management port, see Server components.NoteMake sure that you modify the IP settings on the laptop so that it is on the same network as the server default settings.
The default IPv4 address and the IPv6 Link Local Address (LLA) is provided on the Lenovo XClarity Controller Network Access label that is affixed to the Pull Out Information Tab. See Identify the server and access the Lenovo XClarity Controller.