Section: Shell interface to an IPMI system (1)Updated: 05/13/03Local indexUp
openipmish - Shell interface to an IPMI system
is a command interpreter that gives the full power of the OpenIPMI
library to a user-level command language. It is designed so it can
easily be driven with a scripting language like TCL, it has
starts up with no connections or anything of that nature. You must
enter commands to make connections to domains.
Turn on message debugging, this will dump all messages to debug log output.
Turn on raw message debugging, this will dump all low-level messages to
debug log output. This differes from normal message debugging in that all
protocol messages are also dumped, not just IPMI messages.
Turn on memory debugging, this will cause memory allocation and
deallocations to be checked. When the program terminates, it will
dump all memory that was not properly freed (leaked).
Turn on lock debugging, this will check lock operations to make sure
that locks are help in all the proper places and make sure that locks
are properly nested.
Enable the SNMP trap handler.
must be compiled with SNMP code enabled for this option to be available.
follows the standard command syntax defined in
See that for the details on most commands. The IPMI manual that comes
with OpenIPMI will also be quite handy.
defines some commands that are not in the standard command language.
Read and execute commands from the given file.
Normally, openipmish redisplays the command line when an event comes in. This
is nice for interactive use, but bad for scripting. This lets you turn
that function on and off.