Posts tagged ipmi

linux: ipmitool
posted on 2015-12-04 20:17:00

This was tested on Debian 7.


apt install ipmitool -y
modprobe ipmi_si
modprobe ipmi_devintf


For testing:

# locally
ipmitool -I open sdr elist all

# remote
ipmitool -I lan -H <ip> -U <user> -P <PASSWORT> sdr elist all

ipmitool -I lanplus -H <ip> -U <user> -P <PASSWORT> sdr elist all


  • check ipmi ip
  • check netmask for your ipmi network
  • check gateway
  • ping should work, too, instead of using ipmitool for a reachability check
IPMI cli
posted on 2014-11-21 21:29:36

Usually linux commands have a LOT of flags and options, the IPMI CLI tool being no exception.

Mostly you need these:

## hard reset, in case ipmi module hangs
./ipmicfg-linux.x86_64 -r

## show currently configured ipmi ip
./ipmicfg-linux.x86_64 -m

## clear chassis intrusion
./ipmicfg-linux.x86_64 -clrint

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