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Re: how to let conserver work with BMC

Garry Dolley gdolley@arpnetworks.com
Wed, 2 Nov 2011 08:19:49 GMT

On Wed, Nov 02, 2011 at 10:50:52AM +0800, jiabo wrote:
> Dear, all,
>    we had some servers did not have console hardware devices like Avocent 
> ACS, only with BMC.
> I can use ipmitool(Dell) or SMBridge(IBM) to do console management ,
> but I donot know how to integrate them into Conserver.
> I didnot find a way in conserver.cf
> please give me your help
> the ipmitool command like:
>  #ipmitool -U root -I lanplus -H xx.xx.xx.xx -P "xxxxxx" sol activate
> the SMBridge command like:
>        SMBridge>connect -ip xx.xx.xx.xx -u root -p xxxxx
>        SMBridge>console

You can use something like this:

console foo {
    master localhost;
    type exec;
    exec /path/to/ipmitool -f <password-file> -L USER -I lanplus -C 3 -H <host> -U <user> sol activate;
    idletimeout 4h;

Garry Dolley
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