How to Disable multiple USB entries on EDK2

IPMI supports the Virtual Media you can mount an ISO onto the virtual USB interface from a network file share. In AVA systems, the default setting is enabled to support the multiple instances and you would see the USB entries on EDK2 as below. It will walk you through how to disable it.

The BMC Firmware features an embedded Web server and enable users to connect to BMC using Internet browser. it will walk you though how to configure via BMC Web GUI

Getting Started

1. Prepare your environment:

Before start, please prepare the Ethernet cable and connect to your host machine and AVA system like this:

In your host Machine:

  • Configure the static IP Address on the network device and save it:

    • IP address:

    • Netmask:

    • Gateway:

    In your host Machine with Windows Environment:

  • Configure the static IP Address on the network device and save it:

  • the IP address of IPMI Service on AVA system is

  • type the Ping command to see if the connection is alive between your host machine and the AVA system

    sushi@Sushi:~$ ping
    PING ( 56(84) bytes of data.
    64 bytes from icmp_seq=1 ttl=64 time=0.569 ms
    64 bytes from icmp_seq=2 ttl=64 time=0.572 ms
    64 bytes from icmp_seq=3 ttl=64 time=0.560 ms

2. Connect to IPMI Web Interface

  • Open your browser in your host machine and enter to get into the Web Interface as below. Please ignore the waring message of untrusted security certificate and continue to access it.

  • Once it works, enter the login information: username/password: admin/admin.

  • After successfully login, you would see the Dashboard as below

3. Disable CD/DVD or USB instances on IPMI Web Interface

  • Go [Settings] —> [Media Redirection Settings]

  • you would see the some functions on Media Redirection
  • Get into [General Settings] to uncheck “Remote Media Support” and save it.
  • Get back to the page of Media Redirection and get into [VMedia Instance Settings].

    1. Change to “0” on the field of “CD/DVD device instances & Hard disk instances”
    2. uncheck “Emulate SD Media as USB disk to Host”
    3. save it

  • The final step is reboot your AVA system.