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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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Server Commands

Server Commands

This topic describes all the commands about server.

Querying and Setting the Booting Device (bootdevice)

Function

The bootdevice command is used to query and set the booting device.

Format

ipmcget -d bootdevice

ipmcset -d bootdevice -v option

Parameters

Parameter Description Value
option Indicates the number of the booting device.
  • 0: cancels the forcible startup.

  • 1: starts from the PXE.

  • 2: starts from the default hard disk.

  • 5: starts from the default CD/DVD.

  • 6: accesses the BIOS Setup menu upon server startup.

  • 0xF: starts from the FDD or the first mobile media.

Usage Guidelines

The settings take effect immediately after configuration and become invalid after the next startup.

Example

NOTE:

The displayed information contains Unspecified, it indicates that the forcible booting parameters of the device are not set.

# Start the device from the default hard disk.

iBMC:/->ipmcset -d bootdevice -v 2
Set boot device successfully.

# Query the changed booting device.

iBMC:/->ipmcget -d bootdevice
Boot device:    Force boot from default Hard-drive

Setting the Resetting Mode of the Server (frucontrol)

Function

The frucontrol command is used to set the resetting mode of the server.

Format

ipmcset [-t fru0] -d frucontrol -v <option>

Parameters

Parameter Description Value
option Indicates the resetting mode of the server.
  • 0: restarts the server without powering off the server.
  • 2: powers off and then on the server to restart it.

Usage Guidelines

A power-off server does not support the command.

Example

#Restart the server without powering off the server.

iBMC:/->ipmcset -d frucontrol -v 0
WARNING: The operation may have many adverse effects
Do you want to continue?[Y/N]:y
FRU control fru0 (reset) successfully.

# Power off and then on the server to restart it.

iBMC:/->ipmcset -d frucontrol -v 2
WARNING: The operation may have many adverse effects
Do you want to continue?[Y/N]:y
FFRU control fru0 (power off then on) successfully.

Querying and Setting the Power State of the Server (powerstate)

Function

The powerstate command is used to query and set the power state of the server.

Format

ipmcget [-t fru0] -d powerstate

ipmcset [-t fru0] -d powerstate -v <option>

Parameters

Parameter Description Value
option Indicates the state to be set.
  • 0: power off
  • 1: power on
  • 2: forcibly power off

Usage Guidelines

The power-off command is invalid for a server that has been powered off.

Example

# Power on the server.

iBMC:/->ipmcset -d powerstate -v 1
WARNING: The operation may have many adverse effects
Do you want to continue?[Y/N]:y
Control fru0 power on successfully.

# Query the power state.

iBMC:/->ipmcget -d powerstate
Power state   : On
Hotswap state : M4

Querying and Setting the Power-Off Timeout Period for the Server (shutdowntimeout)

Function

The shutdowntimeout command is used to query and set the power-off timeout period for the server.

The power-off timeout period refers to the maximum time during which iBMC waits for the operating system (OS) to power off after the power-off operation is triggered. If the OS does not power off after the timeout period ends, iBMC forcibly powers off the OS.

Format

ipmcget [-t fru0] -d shutdowntimeout

ipmcset [-t fru0] -d shutdowntimeout -v <time>

Parameters

Parameter Description Value
time
  • specifies to disable the Power-off Timeout Period function for the server.
  • Specifies the value of the power-off timeout period to be set.
  • If the value is 0, the Power-off Timeout Period function is disabled for the server.
  • The value is an integer and the unit is second. The value range is 10 to 600010 to 1800.

Usage Guidelines

None

Example

# Set the power-off timeout period for the server to 600 second, if power-off timeout period is set to ON on the web page.

iBMC:/->ipmcset -d shutdowntimeout -v 600
Set shutdown timeout successfully.

# You can view the power-off timeout period, if power-off timeout period is set to ON on the web page.

iBMC:/->ipmcget -d shutdowntimeout
Graceful shutdown timeout state:    enabled
Graceful shutdown timeout value:    600 s

# You can view the power-off timeout period function that is disabled, if power-off timeout period is set to OFF on the web page.

iBMC:/->ipmcget -d shutdowntimeout
Graceful shutdown timeout state:    disabled

# You can set the power-off timeout period, if power-off timeout period is set to OFF on the web page. The power-off timeout periodfunction status is ON on the web page after the setting.

iBMC:/->ipmcset -d shutdowntimeout -v 600
Set shutdown timeout successfully.

# If power-off timeout period is set to ON on the web page, you can disable the power-off timeout period function for the server.

iBMC:/->ipmcset -d shutdowntimeout -v 0
Set shutdown timeout successfully.

Querying the MAC Address of the Network Interface on the Main Board (macaddr)

Function

The macaddr command is used to query the MAC address of the network interface on the main board.

Format

ipmcget -d macaddr

Parameters

None

Usage Guidelines

None

Example

# Query the MAC address of network interface on the main board.

iBMC:/->ipmcget -d macaddr
Type       | Name       | Mac Address
LOM        | Port1      | 20:0b:c7:2a:e6:0b
LOM        | Port2      | 20:0b:c7:2a:e6:0c
LOM        | Port3      | 20:0b:c7:2a:e6:0d
LOM        | Port4      | 20:0b:c7:2a:e6:0e

Clearing the BIOS Flash (clearcmos)

Function

The clearcmos command is used to delete all user-defined information from the BIOS flash.

Format

ipmcset -d clearcmos

Parameters

None

Usage Guidelines

None

Example

# Clear the BIOS flash.

iBMC:/->ipmcset -d clearcmos
WARNING: The operation may have many adverse effects
Do you want to continue?[Y/N]:y
Clear CMOS successfully.
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