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Basic IPMI tool usage

The Linux ipmitool is fully documented in the Linux "man page". The command man ipmitool provides extended documentation beyond the scope of this guide. To use the Linux ipmitool from the Linux operating system to locally monitor a system, the IPMI drivers must be enabled. Typical "in band" commands include the following:

To retrieve the general status of iLO 3:

# ipmitool mc info

To retrieve the status of iLO 3 monitored sensors

# ipmitool sensor list

To retrieve the contents of the IPMI System Event Log (SEL)

# ipmitool sel list