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IPMI Server Detection (HP Lights-Out)



The remote server allows remote administration


The remote server is running an Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI) server. IPMI protocol is used to directly manage hardware via the network. It is commonly referred to as an out-of-band protocol. That is, it can be used to manage devices, even if the device is powered off. IPMI is a very powerful administrative tool and should be limited to only trusted networks. The PVS has found an SSL service which is typically used with IPMI for remote management.


Ensure that IPMI services can only be accessed by trusted hosts