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FusionServer Pro X6800 Server iBMC (Earlier Than V250) User Guide 32

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

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Indicator Commands

Indicator Commands

Querying the State of the Current Indicator (ledinfo)


The ledinfo command is used to query the state of the current indicator.


ipmcget -d ledinfo



Usage Guidelines



# Query the status of the indicator.

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 Indicates the duration for turning on the UID indicator.

The value is an integer, in the unit of seconds. The range is 0 to 255.

0: indicates close the led.

force Indicates turning on the UID indicator permanently. -

Usage Guidelines

If no parameter is set, the UID indicator is on for 15s by default.


# Turn on the UID indicator permanently.

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

Setting the Locating Indicator Status (locate)


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


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






Specifies the ID of a hard disk.

0 to 255

Specifies the locating indicator status.

  • start: turns on the locating indicator of the hard disk.
  • stop: turns off the locating indicator of the hard disk.

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.
  • The BIOS has started.

If Action is start, the locating indicator of the hard disk will keep blinking.


# Turn on the locating indicator of hard disk 5.

iBMC:/->ipmcset -d locate -v 5 start
start locating physical drive (ID:5) successfully
Updated: 2019-11-19

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