Starting the management-module Web interface

Use a specified Web browser to start a Web interface session with the management module.

The management module supports the following Web browsers for remote (client) access:

To start the management-module Web interface, complete the following steps:
  1. Open a Web browser. In the address or URL field, type the IP address or host name that is defined for the management-module remote connection (see the Installation Guide for your management module for details).

    The Enter Network Password page opens.

  2. Type your user name and password. If you are logging in to the management module for the first time, you can obtain your user name and password from your system administrator. All login attempts are documented in the event log.
    Note: The initial factory-defined user ID and password for the management module are as follows:
    • User ID: USERID (all capital letters)
    • Password: PASSW0RD (note the zero, not O, in PASSW0RD)
  3. Follow the instructions on the screen. Be sure to set the timeout value that you want for your Web session.

The BladeCenter® management-module Web-interface page opens. The content of this and all other Web-interface pages varies according to the type of BladeCenter unit that you are using and the firmware versions and options that are installed. See Management-module Web interface overview for detailed information about the management-module Web interface.

The following illustration shows a management-module Web-interface page.

Graphic illustrating the management-module Web-interface page.

The top of the management-module Web-interface page shows the type of management module that you are logged in to. The following illustrations show the management-module types for a management module and advanced management module. Information about configuring the advanced management module is in a separate document.

Graphic illustrating the management module header.
Graphic illustrating the advanced management module header.

The top of the management-module Web-interface page shows the login ID of the current user and the location and identity of the active (primary) management module. In the first example for a management module other than an advanced management module, the upper-left corner of the page shows a login ID of USER1 and that the primary management module, identified as SN#01, installed in management-module bay 1. In the second example for an advanced management module, the top center of the page shows a login ID of USERID and upper-left corner of the page shows that the primary advanced management module, identified as SN#YK11826B61CL, is installed in management-module bay 1.