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Optional update for ipmitool

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(Last modified: 05DEC2005)


solutions Optional update for ipmitool SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (756bdc35e0033f39b372793af3fef0f6)

Applies to

Package: ipmitool
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM POWER
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM S/390 31bit
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Open Enterprise Server
Patch: patch-10693
Release: 20051205
Obsoletes: none

Indications

New package for SP3 for IPMI support.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

This package contains a utility for interfacing with devices that support the Intelligent Platform Management Interface specification. IPMI is an open standard for machine health, inventory, and remote power control.
This utility can communicate with IPMI-enabled devices through either a kernel driver such as OpenIPMI or over the RMCP LAN protocol defined in the IPMI specification. IPMIv2 adds support for encrypted LAN communications and remote Serial-over-LAN functionality.
It provides commands for reading the Sensor Data Repository (SDR) and displaying sensor values, displaying the contents of the System Event Log (SEL), printing Field Replaceable Unit (FRU) information, reading and setting LAN configuration, and chassis power control.

Solution

Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Uvh ipmitool.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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