C H A P T E R  5

IPMItool for Windows

This chapter describes how to install IPMItool on systems equipped with the Windows operating system.

The procedures in this chapter assume that you have already done the following:

Completing the IPMItool Installation

The IPMItool is a command line utility that reads the sensor data repository (SDR) and displays sensor values, System Event Log (SEL), Field Replaceable Unit (FRU) inventory information, gets and sets LAN configuration parameters, and performs chassis power control operations via the server’s Service Processor.

IPMItool is supplemental software and may be installed using the server’s Tools and Drivers CD or using the Installpack_x_x_x.exe executable file (described earlier in this chapter).

Installing IPMItool

Once installed, the IPMItool can be used to access your server’s Service Processor (or another Sun server’s Service Processor) in the following ways:

To use IPMItool, ensure that you have completed the requirements specified for your Windows Server 2003 version:

For Windows Server 2003 SP1:

Install the IPMI tool and the Sun IPMI System Management driver as described in the Windows operating system installation guide for your server.

For Windows Server 2003 R2 SP2:

Install the IPMI tool and Microsoft’s IPMI System Management driver in Windows Server 2003 R2 SP2 as described in the Windows operating system install guide for your server.

For Windows Server 2008:

Install IPMI tool as described in Windows Operating System Installation Guide for your server. No configuration is required. IPMITool is ready for use.

For More Information

For information about using the IPMItool, refer to your Sun Integrated Lights Out Manager 2.0 User’s Guide (820-1188). For more information on standard IPMItool commands, please see: http://www.nvidia.com/object/LO_28249.html