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IPMI Logins and SB-327

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Last Modified 2021-09-29 16:18 EDT

Due to changes in California law with SB-327, the way iXsystems hardware uses IPMI credentials has changed.

Randomized Passwords (SB-327 Compliant)

  • Username: ADMIN.
  • X-Series ipmitool username: admin.

The randomized password is printed on a sticker and placed on the purchased system (typically on the back). Customers purchasing Enterprise-level hardware can also find the password on the Asset List included with their shipment. If neither location has this password, please contact iXsystems Support.

Connecting to an X-Series system with a direct Serial Console connection still uses these credentials:

  • Username: sysadmin
  • Password: superuser
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Prior to SB-327

The previous default credentials can vary by system “family”. They are listed here as a historical reference for customers that received a system prior to SB-327 implementation.

TrueNAS Mini models, including the discontinued E+, used these default credentials:

Mini E and Mini X:

  • Username: admin
  • Password: admin

Mini E+, X+, and XL+:

  • Username: ADMIN
  • Password: ADMIN

X-Series systems (X10 and X20) had two sets of default credentials:

  • Username: admin
  • Password: admin

These credentials applied to both generations of M-Series systems and each model (M40, M50, and M60):

  • Username: ADMIN
  • Password: ADMIN

These credentials applied to each R-Series model (R10, R20, R20A, R40, R50):

  • Username: ADMIN
  • Password: ADMIN