1. Download the latest IBM Advanced setup utility (ASU) 64 bit rpm from the following link

https://support.podc.sl.edst.ibm.com/support/home/docdisplay?lndocid=TOOL-ASU

2. Copy the rpm to the server where IMM password has to be reset.


# scp ibm_utl_asu_asut86d-9.63_linux_x86-64.rpm 192.168.1.100:/tmp/

root@192.168.1.100's password:

ibm_utl_asu_asut86d-9.63_linux_x86-64.rpm                                                                                                                          100% 8200KB 911.1KB/s   00:09    

3. Switch to directory /tmp dir and install the rpm.

# rpm -ivh ibm_utl_asu_asut86d-9.63_linux_x86-64.rpm

Preparing...                ########################################### [100%]

   1:ibm_utl_asu            ########################################### [100%]

IBM Advanced Settings Utility

(C) Copyright IBM Corp. 2007-2012.  All Rights Reserved.

This Program is licensed under the terms of the agreement available by invoking

this utility with the --license option.  By installing, copying, accessing, or using

the Program, you agree to the terms of this agreement.  If you do not agree to

the terms, please remove the software and return it to IBM or the reseller

from whom you acquired the software for a refund, if any.

# rpm -qa | grep asu

ibm_utl_asu-9.63-asut86D.x86_64

4. Run the utility with show option and redirect the output to a file.

# /opt/ibm/toolscenter/asu/asu64 show > /tmp/asu_260517.txt

IBM Advanced Settings Utility version 9.63.86D

Licensed Materials - Property of IBM

(C) Copyright IBM Corp. 2007-2014 All Rights Reserved

5. Locate the IMM login and IP details from the redirected output.

 
# cat asu_260517.txt | grep -i IMM.LoginId

IMM.LoginId.1=ADMIN

IMM.LoginId.2=ramesh

IMM.LoginId.3=testuser

IMM.LoginId.4=userid


# cat asu_260517.txt | grep -i IMM.Host

IMM.HostName1=servera-imm

IMM.HostIPAddress1=192.168.1.200

IMM.HostIPSubnet1=255.255.255.0

From the above outputs you could see that 4 IMM user id’s are available to login.

6. Reset the password for IMM.LoginId.1 which is the default one.

 
# /opt/ibm/toolscenter/asu/asu64 set IMM.Password.1 PASSW0RD

IBM Advanced Settings Utility version 9.63.86D

Licensed Materials - Property of IBM

(C) Copyright IBM Corp. 2007-2014 All Rights Reserved

IMM LAN-over-USB device 0 enabled successfully.

Successfully discovered the IMM via SLP.

Discovered IMM at IP address 169.254.69.121

Unable to validate userid/password on IMM.

Please make sure input the correct userid/password with supervisor authority level.

Attempting to configure usb-lan.

All of the available IMMs have been discovered.

Successfully discovered the IMM via SLP.

Discovered IMM at IP address 169.254.69.121

Unable to validate userid/password on IMM.

Please make sure input the correct userid/password with supervisor authority level.

Unable to connect to IMM via LAN : Connect using LAN failed..

Connected via IPMI device driver (KCS interface)

IMM.Password.1=********

Waiting for command completion status.

Command completed successfully.

IMM LAN-over-USB device 0 disabled successfully.

Now you are able to login IMM console successfully using ip address 192.168.1.200 with username ‘ADMIN’ and password ‘PASSW0RD’.

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