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FusionServer Pro E9000 Server iBMC (Earlier Than V250) User Guide 31

This document describes the underlying management software Intelligent Baseboard Management Controller (iBMC) of the servers.
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Indicator Commands

Indicator Commands

Querying Server Indicator Status (ledinfo)


The ledinfo command is used to query indicator status of the server.


ipmcget -d ledinfo



Usage Guidelines



# Query indicator status.

iBMC:/->ipmcget -d ledinfo
LED Name               : SysHealLed
LED Mode               : Local Control
LED State              : ON
LED Color              : GREEN
LED Color Capabilities : RED GREEN
Default LED Color in
      Local Control    : GREEN
      Override State   : GREEN

LED Name               : UIDLed
LED Mode               : Local Control
LED State              : OFF
LED Color              : BLUE
LED Color Capabilities : BLUE
Default LED Color in
      Local Control    : BLUE
      Override State   : BLUE

Setting the UID Indicator (identify)


The identify command is used to set the UID indicator.


ipmcset -d identify [ -v {time | force }]


Parameter Description Value
time Specifies the time (in seconds) for which the UID indicator blinks.

Value range: 0 to 255

The value 0 indicates that the UID indicator is off.

force Forces the UID indicator to be steady on. -

Usage Guidelines

If time is not set, the UID indicator blinks for 15 seconds by default.


# Turn on the UID indicator permanently.

iBMC:/->ipmcset -d identify -v force
Identify UID led successfully.

Setting the Disk Locate Indicator Status (locate)


The locate command is used to set the status of the locate indicator on a hard disk.


ipmcset -d locate -v <ID> <Action>






Specifies the ID of the hard disk.

Value range: 0 to 255

Specifies the locate indicator status.

  • start: turns on the locate indicator.
  • stop: turns off the locate indicator.

Usage Guidelines

Before running this command, ensure that the following conditions are met:

  • The hard disk is managed by a RAID controller card.
  • The RAID controller card supports iBMC out-of-band management. You can refer to the Technical Specifications section in the RAID controller card user guide to determined whether the RAID card supports the iBMC out-of-band management.
  • The BIOS has started.

If Action is set to start, the locate indicator will continuously blink.


# Turn on the locate indicator on hard disk 5.

iBMC:/->ipmcset -d locate -v 5 start
start locating physical drive (ID:5) successfully
Updated: 2019-08-01

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