Question
An external IP address has been dedicated to the IPMI port (motherboard X8DTU-F, Ami IPMI firmware). When I try to initialize the console, I get an error: "Error while initializing SSL for HID socket." Ports 80,443 and 5901 are open in the firewall. Is there something else I need to get going for SSL usage?
Answer
There are a few more ports you need to open. You are probably getting the error because the HID port is not open. Please find the port list below:

TCP Ports
HTTP: 80
HTTPS: 443
Video - 5901
Hid – 5900 (Human Interface Device) port is the KBD/mouse port.
CD – 5120
Floppy – 5123

UDP ports:
IPMI: 623
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FAQ ID Related Category / Keyword Date Posted Code
9626 Hardware Monitoring:
- IPMI
04/26/10 Admin


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