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Oracle® Hardware Management Pack for Oracle Solaris 11.3 Installation Guide

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Updated: August 2017


The IPMItool command-line utility is run on the host and enables you to manage and configure devices that support the IPMI protocol, such as Oracle ILOM. Oracle Hardware Management Pack for Oracle Solaris includes IPMItool for experts that are used to using this utility.

In Oracle Solaris 11.3 SRU 18, additional security has been added to the Oracle Hardware Management Pack for Oracle Solaris version of IPMItool (version in the form of a new secure interface called ORCLTLS. This supports running IPMItool commands using the TLS protocol and provides additional security over the LANPLUS protocol used in IPMI 2.0. This new interface added by Oracle is in addition to all of the standard interfaces included with IPMItool and is supported with versions of Oracle ILOM starting with

For detailed information about using the secure IPMItool feature with Oracle ILOM, refer to Oracle ILOM Protocol Management Reference for SNMP and IPMI Firmware Release 3.2.x manual in the Oracle ILOM 3.2 Documentation Library (http://www.oracle.com/goto/ilom/docs).

For information about using the IPMItool utility included with Oracle Hardware Management Pack, refer to the command line help and the man page.

Note -  The ipmievd daemon provided with IPMItool and used to copy service processor events to host syslog has been deprecated for this release of Oracle Hardware Management Pack.