Using Ipmitool on IBM Power Servers

IBM servers can be remotely controlled by hardware. In cases where the server needs to be physically restarted, shut down, and turned on, ipmitool commands can be used instead of the Web Console. You can even switch from console to operating system level and make transactions. We will do this by using the IP that we assigned to the server with IPMITOOL IP SET. You must install the  ipmitool package on the user side.

IPMITOOL default username and password are as follows,

Default User: ADMIN

Default Password: admin

You can use the command below to see what can be done about Power,

 

Use the command below to see the power status,

Use the command below to set Power OFF,

You can use the following command to enter the IPMI Console.

You can use the following command to disable the console for any reason.

You can use ipmitool -H for help.

I hope it has been a useful article.