The ipmitool is installaed on the box by default and it can communicate with the IPMI directly.
The ipmitool can be used in the following situations:
ipmitool sel elist
ipmitool lan print 1
ipmitool chassis identify
ipmitool chassis identify force
ipmitool chassis identify 0
See knowledge article IPMI reset
See knowledge article Reset the IPMI password
See knowledge article Factory reset IPMI
ipmitool lan set 1 ipsrc static
ipmitool lan set 1 ipaddr IPADDR
ipmitool lan set 1 netmask NETMASK
ipmitool lan set 1 defgw ipaddr GW_IP_ADDR
Change IP_ADDR, NETMASK and GW_IP_ADDR in the above commands accordingly.
See knowledge article IPMI failover settings
See knowledge article IPMI dedicated interface settings
When a support engineer asks for the output any of these commands, add the following to the end of the command.
ipmitool sel elist > /tmp/ipmi.log