On Supermicro chassis, the IPMI password appears on one or more of the following:
a sticker near the BMC (Baseboard Management Controller)
a sticker near the motherboard serial number label
the service tag
See Supermicro’s BMC Unique Password Guide [PDF] for more information.
On GIGABYTE chassis, the IPMI password appears on one or more of the following:
a sticker affixed to the motherboard
the chassis itself
See GIGABYTE’s BMC Unique Pre-Programmed Password Reference Guide [PDF] for more information.
You can choose your own IPMI password from within Ubuntu:
sudo apt-get install ipmitoolto install
ipmitool, which is a program for managing IPMI functions.
ipmitool user list 1to view the user list. Confirm that
ipmitool user set password 2to set a new IPMI password.