Langue: en

Version: 385555 (fedora - 01/12/10)

Section: 8 (Commandes administrateur)


ipmiutil - a meta-command to invoke various IPMI functions.


ipmiutil <command> [-x -NUPREFJTVY] [other command options]


This utility performs various IPMI functions. Each of the individual commands in the ipmiutil project can be invoked via this meta-command. The <command> is one of the following:
   alarms  show/set the front panel alarm LEDs and relays (ialarms)
   leds    show/set the front panel alarm LEDs and relays (ialarms)
   cmd     send a specified raw IPMI command to the BMC   (icmd)
   config  list/save/restore BMC configuration parameters (iconfig)
   discover discover all IPMI servers on this LAN (idiscover)
   events  decode IPMI events and display them    (ievents)
   fru     show FRU inventory data, write asset tag (ifru)
   getevt   receive any IPMI events and display them (igetevent)
   getevent receive any IPMI events and display them (igetevent)
   health  check and show the basic health of the BMC (ihealth)
   lan     show/set IPMI LAN parameters and PEF table (ilan)
   reset   cause the BMC to reset or power down the system (ireset)
   sel     show/clear firmware System Event Log records    (isel)
   sensor  show Sensor Data Records, readings, thresholds  (isensor)
   serial  show/set IPMI Serial & Terminal Mode parameters (iserial)
   sol     start/stop an SOL console session (isol)
   wdt     show/set/reset the watchdog timer (iwdt)
   picmg   show/set picmg extended functions
   firewall show/set firmware firewall functions
For help on each command (e.g. 'sel'), enter:
   ipmiutil sel -?
For man pages on each command, see the man page in parenthesis, or refer to SEE ALSO below.

This utility can use either the /dev/ipmi0 driver from OpenIPMI, the /dev/imb driver from Intel, the /dev/ipmikcs driver from valinux, direct user-space IOs, or the IPMI LAN interface if -N.


Command options are described in the man page for each command. Below are a few of the common options.
Causes extra debug messages to be displayed.
-N nodename
Nodename or IP address of the remote target system. If a nodename is specified, IPMI LAN interface is used. Otherwise the local system management interface is used.
-U rmt_user
Remote username for the nodename given. The default is a null username.
-P/-R rmt_pswd
Remote password for the nodename given. The default is a null password.
Use the remote password from Environment variable IPMI_PASSWORD.
-F drv_t
Force the driver type to one of the followng: imb, va, open, gnu, landesk, lan, lan2, lan2i, kcs, smb. Note that lan2i means lan2 with intelplus. The default is to detect any available driver type and use it.
Use the specified LanPlus cipher suite (0 thru 14): 0=none/none/none, 1=sha1/none/none, 2=sha1/sha1/none, 3=sha1/sha1/cbc128, 4=sha1/sha1/xrc4_128, 5=sha1/sha1/xrc4_40, 6=md5/none/none, ... 14=md5/md5/xrc4_40. Default is 3.
Use a specified IPMI LAN Authentication Type: 0=None, 1=MD2, 2=MD5, 4=Straight Password, 5=OEM.
Use a specified IPMI LAN privilege level. 1=Callback level, 2=User level, 3=Operator level, 4=Administrator level (default), 5=OEM level.
Yes, do prompt the user for the IPMI LAN remote password. Alternatives for the password are -E or -P.


ipmiutil sel
Shows the IPMI System Event Log entries.

ipmiutil wdt
Shows the watchdog timer values.


ialarms(8) iconfig(8) icmd(8) idiscover(8) ievents(8) ifru(8) igetevent(8) ihealth(8) ilan(8) ireset(8) isel(8) isensor(8) iserial(8) isol(8) iwdt(8)


See http://ipmiutil.sourceforge.net/ for the latest version of ipmiutil and any bug fix list. Copyright (C) 2009 Kontron America, Inc.

See the file COPYING in the distribution for more details regarding redistribution.

This utility is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY.


Andy Cress <arcress at users.sourceforge.net>