Solaris IPMI Tool
Version 11

General Information
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Purpose The IPMITOOL is a command line utility providing an interface to IPMI-enabled devices.
Source SourceForge
Syntax and switches ipmitool [options...] <command>
-A authtype Force use of auth type NONE, PASSWORD, MD2, MD5 or OEM
-a Prompt for remote password
-b channel Set destination channel for bridged request
-C ciphersuite Cipher suite to be used by lanplus interface
-c Display output in comma separated format
-d N Specify a /dev/ipmiN device to use (default=0)
-E Read password from IPMI_PASSWORD environment variable
-e char Set SOL escape character
-f file Read remote session password from file
-H hostname Remote host name for LAN interface
-h This help
-I intf Interface to use
-k key Use Kg key for IPMIv2 authentication
-L level Remote session privilege level [privilege levels:
-l lun Set destination lun for raw commands
-m address Set local IPMB address
-O seloem Use file for OEM SEL event descriptions
-o oemtype Setup for OEM (use 'list' to see available OEM types)
-P password Remote session password
-p port Remote RMCP port [default=623]
-S sdr Use local file for remote SDR cache
-t address Bridge request to remote target address
-U username Remote session username
-V Show version information
-v Verbose (can use multiple times)
Interface Options The following are options available when specifying a -I usage
imb Intel IMB Interface
lan IPMI v1.5 LAN Interface
lanplus IPMI v2.0 RMCP+ LAN Interface
open Linux OpenIPMI Interface [default]
IPMI Commands The following commands may be used with IPMI to display system information
channel Configure Management Controller channels
chassis Get chassis status and set power state
exec Run list of commands from file
event Send pre-defined events to MC
firewall Configure Firmware Firewall
fru Print built-in FRU and scan SDR for FRU locators
fwum Update IPMC using Kontron OEM Firmware Update Manager
hpm Update HPM components using PICMG HPM.1 file
isol Configure IPMIv1.5 Serial-over-LAN
i2c Send an I2C Master Write-Read command and print response
kontronoem OEM Commands for Kontron devices
lan Configure LAN Channels
mc Management Controller status and global enables
pef Configure Platform Event Filtering (PEF)
picmg Run a PICMG/ATCA extended cmd
power Shortcut to chassis power commands
raw Send a RAW IPMI request and print response
sdr Print Sensor Data Repository entries and readings
sel Print System Event Log (SEL)
sensor Print detailed sensor information
session Print session information
set Set runtime variable for shell and exec
shell Launch interactive IPMI shell
sol Configure and connect IPMIv2.0 Serial-over-LAN
spd Print SPD info from remote I2C device
sunoem OEM Commands for Sun servers
tsol Configure and connect with Tyan IPMIv1.5 Serial-over-LAN
user Configure Management Controller users
Help [root@orclsys1 ~]# ipmitool -h
ipmitool version
-- followed by the help information above
Print system event log with version information [root@orclsys1 ~]# ipmitool -v
ipmitool version

[root@orclsys1 ~]# ipmitool -v sel
SEL Information
Version : 2.0 (v1.5, v2 compliant)
Entries : 584
Free Space : 5850 bytes
Percent Used : 61%
Last Add Time : 07/03/2012 20:39:03
Last Del Time : Not Available
Overflow : false
Supported Cmds : 'Reserve' 'Get Alloc Info'
# of Alloc Units : 909
Alloc Unit Size : 18
# Free Units : 325
Largest Free Blk : 325
Max Record Size : 18

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