WaPo writes about vulnerabilities in Supermicro IPMIs

Jay Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Fri Aug 16 02:36:28 UTC 2013

----- Original Message -----
> From: "Valdis Kletnieks" <Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu>

> > Is anyone here stupid enough not to put the management interfaces
> > behind a firewall/VPN?
> In most cases, this requires plugging in two separate ethernet cables
> without wondering why you asked to be provisioned one IP address....

Hey; on my very first colo deploy, I was smart enough to put public, private
and ILO on separate VLANs.  Well, ok, I put ILO on the private VLAN, and
just put it in a disjoint network, but still... :-)

-- jra
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