Working with Service Processors

Updated March 9, 2021. Written for LMS Version 6.2.

When a connected device is initialized as hp, sun, or server using the config init command, the service processor commands become available to help automate server management.

Configuring the service processor

Use the config service-processor command to configure communication with the service processor.

[admin@UplogixLM (port1/2)]# config service-processor
Service processor enabled: false
Change these? (y/n) [n]: y
--- Enter New Values ---
Enable service processor (y/n) [n]: y
Service processor host IP: 10.10.10.2
Service processor IPMI port [623]:
Service processor username: solar2
Service processor password: ********
Confirm Password: ********
Service processor connection type [auto]:
Do you want to commit these changes? (y/n): y

Viewing service processor information

Use the show service-processor commands to view information about the service processor:

show service-processor config — Lists the current configuration of the service processor.

show service-processor events — Displays the service processor log.

show service-processor info — Displays information about the service processor.

show service-processor power — States whether the service processor is powered on.

show service-processor sensor — Displays information from the service processor's sensors to give a low-level view of the server's health.

Working with the service processor using IPMI

Use the service-processor execute command to work directly with the service processor.

Command syntax is: service-processor execute [command]

[command] may be any of these:

Channel - Configure Management Controller channels

Chassis - Get chassis status and set power state

Event - Send pre-defined events to Management Controller

Fru - Print built-in FRU and scan SDR for FRU locators

Fwum - Update IPMC using Kontron OEM Firmware Update Manager

i2c - Send an I2C Master Write-Read command and print response

isol - Configure IPMIv1.5 Serial-over-LAN

kontronoem - OEM commands for Kontron devices

lan - Configure LAN channels

mc - Management Controller status and global enables

pef - Configure Platform Event Filtering (PEF)

picmg - Run a PICMG/ATCA).

power - Shortcut to chassis power commands

raw - Send a RAW IPMI request and print response

sdr - Display Sensor Data Repository entries and readings

sel - Display System Event Log (SEL)

sensor - Display detailed sensor information

session - Display session information

sunoem - OEM commands for Sun servers

user - Configure Management Controller users

Controlling power to the service processor

Use the service-processor power command to control power to the service processor. Command parameters are on, off, and cycle.

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