IT27493: IPMI SERIAL-OVER-LAN SESSION MIGHT BE LEFT OPEN IF NOT CLOSED CORRECTLY
Closed as program error.
The user suffered "SOL payload already active on another session" although previous IPMI SoL session got closed in terminal and even the appliance was powercycled. The issue happened after using "ipmiutil" if omitting the manual SoL deactivate and then subsequently messing up the SoL state with additional SoL activate attempts. No such issue happened if using "ipmitool" to activate SoL sessions and then just cancel away related terminal windows - after about a minute grace period the SoL session could be activated again even if forgot to cleanly deactivate it initially if using "ipmitool".
Use "ipmitool" which automatically deactivates the SoL session before closing it. OR Ensure to always first deactivate the SoL session if using "ipmiutil" to ensure no active session is lost open. OR With recent releases, if access to SSH or physical Serial Console, one can issue CLI commands "top; diag; bmc-reset cold" and wait 5 minutes for the BMC to reset itself and reload which also releases the lost SoL session.
Fix the IPMIUtil SOL function so that the login is closed.
Fix is available in 184.108.40.206 and 2018.4.1.8 For a list of the latest fix packs available, please see: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21237631
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