IPMI

Rahul Nabar rpnabar at gmail.com
Wed Aug 4 11:52:22 CDT 2010


On Wed, Aug 4, 2010 at 8:20 AM, James Bensley <jwbensley at gmail.com> wrote:
> IPMI is great, but if every server has it it's useless unless you can
> monitor all you servers from a central place so how are people doing
> this?
>

What if you monitor in-band using something like pings, heartbeat,
ganglia etc.? Then use ipmi (via ipmitool) only when stuff goes wrong
and a machine is hung or crashed.

-- 
Rahul



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