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Using This Documentation

Related Documentation

Documentation Feedback

Product Downloads

Download Product Software and Firmware

Oracle ILOM 3.1 Firmware Version Numbering Scheme

Support and Accessibility

Quick Start

Oracle ILOM 3.1 – Quick Start

Factory Default Settings

Mandatory Setup Tasks

Optional Setup Tasks

Daily Management Tasks

Routine Maintenance Tasks

Initial Setup FAQs

Configuration and Maintenance

Setting Up a Management Connection to Oracle ILOM and Logging In

Establishing a Management Connection to Oracle ILOM

Logging In to Oracle ILOM Server SP or CMM

Configuring Oracle ILOM for Maximum Security

Setting Up and Maintaining User Accounts

Managing User Credentials

Configuring Local User Accounts

Configuring Active Directory

Configuring LDAP/SSL

Configuring LDAP

Configuring RADIUS

Modifying Default Settings for Network Deployment and Administration

Network Deployment Principles and Considerations

Modifying Default Management Access Configuration Properties

Modifying Default Connectivity Configuration Properties

Example Setup of Dynamic DNS

Assigning System Identification Information

Setting Properties for SP or CMM Clock

Suggested Resolutions for Network Connectivity Issues

Using Remote KVMS Consoles for Host Server Redirection

First-Time Setup for Oracle ILOM Remote Console

Launching and Using the Oracle ILOM Remote Console

First Time Setup for Oracle ILOM Storage Redirection CLI

Launching and Using the Oracle ILOM Storage Redirection CLI

Starting and Stopping a Host Serial Redirection Session

Host Serial Console Log Properties

Configuring Host Server Management Actions

Controlling Host Power to Server or Blade System Chassis

Setting Host Diagnostic Tests to Run

Setting Next Boot Device on x86 Host Server

Setting Boot Behavior on SPARC Host Server

Overriding SPARC Host Boot Mode

Managing SPARC Host Domains

Setting SPARC Host KeySwitch State

Setting SPARC Host TPM State

Setting Up Alert Notifications and Syslog Server for Event Logging

Configuring Alert Notifications

Configuring Syslog for Event Logging

Setting System Management Power Source Policies

Power-On and Cooling-Down Policies Configurable From the Server SP

System Management Power Supply Policies Configurable From CMM

Setting Power Alert Notifications and Managing System Power Usage

Setting Power Consumption Alert Notifications

Setting CMM Power Grant and SP Power Limit Properties

Setting SP Advanced Power Capping Policy to Enforce Power Limit

Setting SP Power Management Settings for Power Policy (SPARC)

Setting the CMM Power Supply Redundancy Policy

Performing Oracle ILOM Maintenance and Configuration Management Tasks

Performing Firmware Updates

Reset Power to Service Processor or Chassis Monitoring Module

Backing Up, Restoring, or Resetting the Oracle ILOM Configuration

Maintaining x86 BIOS Configuration Parameters

BIOS Configuration Management

Performing BIOS Configuration Tasks From Oracle ILOM

SAS Zoning Chassis Blade Storage Resources

Zone Management for Chassis-Level SAS-2 Capable Resources

Manageable SAS-2 Zoning-Capable Devices

Sun Blade Zone Manager Properties

Important SAS Zoning Allocations Considerations

Enabling Zoning and Creating SAS-2 Zoning Assignments

Managing Existing SAS-2 Storage Resource Allocations

Resetting Sun Blade Zone Manager Allocations to Factory Defaults

Resetting the Zoning Password to Factory Default for Third-Party In-Band Management

User's Guide

Oracle ILOM Overview

About Oracle ILOM

Oracle ILOM Features and Functionality

Supported Management Interfaces

Supported Operating System Web Browsers

Integration With Other Management Tools

Getting Started With Oracle ILOM 3.1

Logging In to Oracle ILOM

Navigating the Redesigned 3.1 Web Interface

Navigating the Command-Line Interface (CLI) Namespace Targets

Collecting System Information, Monitoring Health Status, and Initiating Host Management

Collecting Information, Status, and Initiating Common Actions

Administering Open Problems

Administering Service Actions: Oracle Blade Chassis NEMs

Managing Oracle ILOM Log Entries

Performing Commonly Used Host Management Actions (Web)

Applying Host and System Management Actions

Administering Host Management Configuration Actions

Administering System Management Configuration Actions

Troubleshooting Oracle ILOM Managed Devices

Network Connection Issues: Oracle ILOM Interfaces

Tools for Observing and Debugging System Behavior

Enabling and Running Oracle ILOM Diagnostic Tools

Real-Time Power Monitoring Through Oracle ILOM Interfaces

Monitoring Power Consumption

Monitoring Power Allocations

Analyzing Power Usage Statistics

Comparing Power History Performance

Managing Oracle Hardware Faults Through the Oracle ILOM Fault Management Shell

Protecting Against Hardware Faults: Oracle ILOM Fault Manager

Oracle ILOM Fault Management Shell

Using fmadm to Administer Active Oracle Hardware Faults

Using fmdump to View Historical Fault Management Logs

Using fmstat to View the Fault Management Statistics Report

Using the Command-Line Interface

About the Command-Line Interface (CLI)

CLI Reference For Supported DMTF Syntax, Command Verbs, Options

CLI Reference For Executing Commands to Change Properties

CLI Reference For Mapping Management Tasks to CLI Targets

CLI Reference

Basic CLI Command Reference for Oracle ILOM 3.1

System Information and Management

Host and System Control

Oracle ILOM Initial Setup

System Monitoring and Status

System Inventory

Oracle ILOM Maintenance

Oracle ILOM Configuration Management

Oracle ILOM Help

SNMP, IPMI, CIM, WS-MAN Protocol Management

SNMP Overview

About Simple Network Management Protocol

SNMP Components


SNMP Command-Line Syntax Examples

Configuring SNMP Settings in Oracle ILOM

Managing SNMP Read and Write Access, User Accounts, and SNMP Trap Alerts (CLI)

Managing SNMP Read and Write Access, User Accounts, and SNMP Trap Alerts (Web)

Downloading SNMP MIBs Using Oracle ILOM

Manage User Accounts Using SNMP

Before You Begin – User Accounts (SNMP)

Configuring Oracle ILOM User Accounts (SNMP)

Configuring Oracle ILOM for Active Directory (SNMP)

Manage DNS Name Server Settings (SNMP)

Configuring Oracle ILOM for LDAP (SNMP)

Configuring Oracle ILOM for LDAP/SSL (SNMP)

Configuring Oracle ILOM for RADIUS (SNMP)

Manage Component Information and Email Alerts (SNMP)

Before You Begin – Component Information (SNMP)

Viewing Component Information (SNMP)

Managing Clock Settings, Event Log, Syslog Receiver, and Alert Rules (SNMP)

Configuring SMTP Client for Email Alert Notifications (SNMP)

Configuring Email Alert Settings (SNMP)

Monitor and Manage System Power (SNMP)

Before You Begin – Power Management (SNMP)

Monitoring the Power Consumption Interfaces (SNMP)

Maintaining System Power Policy (SNMP)

Managing System Power Properties (SNMP)

Manage Oracle ILOM Firmware Updates (SNMP)

Update Oracle ILOM Firmware (SNMP)

Manage Oracle ILOM Backup and Restore Configurations (SNMP)

View and Configure Backup and Restore Properties (SNMP)

Manage SPARC Diagnostics, POST, and Boot Mode Operations (SNMP)

Before You Begin – Manage SPARC Hosts (SNMP)

Managing SPARC Diagnostic, POST, and Boot Mode Properties (SNMP)

Server Managment Using IPMI

Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI)

About IPMI


IPMI Alerts

IPMI Administrator and Operator Roles

Configuring the IPMI Service

Enable IPMI Service State (CLI)

Enable IPMI Service State (Web)

Using IPMItool to Run ILOM CLI Commands

Before You Begin – IPMItool and Oracle ILOM Requirements

Access the Oracle ILOM CLI From IPMItool

Scripting Oracle ILOM CLI Commands With IPMItool

Performing System Management Tasks (IPMItool)

Before You Begin - Oracle ILOM and IPMItool Requirements

Display Sensor List

View Single Sensor Details

View and Interpret Presence Sensor Type Values

Manage Host Power-On, Power-Off and Shutdown Functions

Manage Oracle ILOM Power Budget Interfaces

Manage the System Power Policy

Display FRU Manufacturing Details

Display the Oracle ILOM Event Log

IPMItool Utility and Command Summary

Server Management Using WS-Management and CIM

WS-Management and CIM Overview

Configuring Support for WS-Management in Oracle ILOM

Supported DMTF SMASH Profiles, CIM Classes and CIM Indications

Oracle's Sun-Supported CIM Classes

Document Conventions for Oracle's Sun-Supported CIM Classes


































SNMP Command Examples

snmpget Command

snmpwalk Command

snmpbulkwalk Command

snmptable Command

snmpset Command

snmptrapd Command

Feature Updates and Release Notes

Feature Enhancements as of Oracle ILOM 3.1

Feature Enhancements Summary

Updates to Oracle ILOM 3.1.x Firmware

Initial 3.1 Point Releases for Servers and Sun Blade 6000 CMM

Deprecation Notice for WS-Man as of Oracle ILOM 3.2.1

Oracle ILOM 3.1 Known Issues

Documentation Titles in Translated Documents



IPMItool Utility and Command Summary

You can download the IPMItool utility at:

After you install the IPMItool package, you can access detailed information about command usage and syntax from the man page that is installed. The following table summarizes available IPMItool commands.

Table 109 IPMItool commands

IPMI Command
sunoem sshkey set
Configure an SSH key for a remote shell user.
ipmitool sunoem sshkey del
Remove an SSH key from a remote shell user.
ipmitool sunoem led get
Read LED status.
ipmitool sunoem led set
Set LED status.
ipmitool sunoem cli
Enter ILOM CLI commands as if you were using the ILOM CLI directly. The LAN/LANplus interface should be used.
ipmitool sunoem CLI force
Available as of ILOM 3.0.10, a force option can be invoked as an argument to the sunoem CLI command.
ipmitool raw
Execute raw IPMI commands.
ipmitool lan print
Print the current configuration for the given channel.
ipmitool lan set (1) (2)
Set the given parameter on the given channel.
ipmitool chassis status
Display information regarding the high-level status of the system chassis and main power subsystem.
ipmitool chassis power
Perform a chassis control command to view and change the power state.
ipmitool chassis identify
Control the front panel identify light. Default is 15. Use 0 to turn off.
ipmitool chassis restart_cause
Query the chassis for the cause of the last system restart.
ipmitool chassis bootdev (1)
Request the system to boot from an alternate boot device on next reboot.
ipmitool chassis bootparam (1)
Set the host boot parameters.
ipmitool chassis selftest
Display the BMC self-test results.
ipmitool power
Return the BMC self-test results.
ipmitool event
Send a predefined event to the system event log.
ipmitool sdr
Query the BMC for sensor data records (SDR) and extract sensor information of a given type, then query each sensor and print its name, reading, and status.
ipmitool sensor
List sensors and thresholds in a wide table format.
ipmitool fru print
Read all field-replaceable unit (FRU) inventory data and extract such information as serial number, part number, asset tags, and short strings describing the chassis, board, or product.
ipmitool sel
View the ILOM SP system event log (SEL).
ipmitool pef info
Query the BMC and print information about the PEF- supported features.
ipmitool pef status
Print the current PEF status (the last SEL entry processed by the BMC, and so on).
ipmitool pef list
Print the current PEF status (the last SEL entry processed by the BMC, and so on).
ipmitool user
Display a summary of user ID information, including maximum number of user IDs, the number of enabled users, and the number of fixed names defined.
ipmitool session
Get information about the specified sessions. You can identify sessions by their ID, by their handle number, by their active status, or by using the keyword “all” to specify all sessions.
ipmitool firewall (1)
Enable or disable individual command and command sub-functions; determine which commands and command sub-functions can be configured on a given implementation.
ipmitool set (1)
Set the runtime options including session host name, user name, password, and privilege level.
ipmitool exec
Execute IPMItool commands from file name. Each line is a complete command.