Configurate ipmitool

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The Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI) is a set of computer interface specifications for an autonomous computer subsystem that provides management and monitoring capabilities independently of the host system’s CPU, firmware (BIOS or UEFI) and operating system.

Ipmitool on pfsense

[2.3.3-RELEASE][root@fw.makz.me]/root: ipmitool
Could not open device at /dev/ipmi0 or /dev/ipmi/0 or /dev/ipmidev/0: No such file or directory

# solution
kldload ipmi
nano /boot/loader.conf
#Load ipmi.ko into the kernel
ipmi_load="YES"

Ipmitool on Linux

modprobe ipmi_msghandler
modprobe ipmi_devintf
modprobe ipmi_si

nano /etc/modules
# OR
nano /etc/modprobe.d/*.conf
ipmi_msghandler
ipmi_devintf
ipmi_si

Ipmitool Configuration

ipmitool lan set 1 ipsrc static
ipmitool lan set 1 ipaddr 192.168.0.211
ipmitool lan set 1 netmask 255.255.255.0
ipmitool lan set 1 defgw ipaddr 192.168.0.1
ipmitool lan set 1 arp respond on
ipmitool lan set 1 access on

ipmitool lan print 1

Monitor ipmi with telegraf

nano /etc/telegraf/telegraf.conf
[[inputs.ipmi_sensor]]
        path = "/usr/bin/ipmitool"
        servers = ["username:password@lan(192.168.0.211)"]
        interval = "30s"
        timeout = "20s"
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