IPMI

Shaun Qualheim shaun at qualheim.org
Wed Aug 4 12:17:44 CDT 2010


Would the free Dell Management Console (http://dell.symantec.com/dmc) work
for what you want to do?

> -----Original Message-----
> From: linux-poweredge-bounces at dell.com [mailto:linux-poweredge-
> bounces at dell.com] On Behalf Of Joshua Miller
> Sent: Wednesday, August 04, 2010 12:56 PM
> To: Rahul Nabar
> Cc: linux-poweredge
> Subject: Re: IPMI
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> We are using Zenoss Core with the Dell zenpacks, which gets all the fans,
> physical disks, power supplies and stuff that your looking for.
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> http://community.zenoss.org/index.jspa
> http://community.zenoss.org/community/zenpacks?view=tags&tags=dell
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> On Aug 4, 2010, at 9:52 AM, Rahul Nabar wrote:
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> > 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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