ipmilan - IPMI LAN to System Interface Converter
] [-i ipmidevice
daemon allows an IPMI system interface using the OpenIPMI
device driver to be accessed using the IPMI 1.5 or 2.0 LAN protocol.
supports the full authentication capabilities of the IPMI LAN
supports multiple IP addresses for fault-tolerance. Note that
messages coming in on an address are always sent back out on the same address
they came in.
- -c config-file
- Set the configuration file to one other than the default of
- Stops the daemon from forking and detaching from the
controlling terminal. This is useful for running from init.
- Turns on debugging to standard output. You generally have
to use -n with this.
Configuration is accomplished through the file /etc/ipmi_lan.conf
. A file
with another name or path may be specified using the -c
option. See the
ipmi_lan config file man page for more details.
implements normal IPMI security. The default is no access for
anyone, so the default is pretty safe, but be careful what you add, because
this is access to control your box. straight
authorizations are not recommended, you should probably stick with md2
- ipmilan should handle SIGHUP and reread it's
configuration files. However, it doesn't right now. It might in the
future, for now you will have to kill it and restart it. Clients should
handle reconnecting in this case. If they don't, they are broken.
At startup, all error output goes to stderr. After that, all error output goes
does not implement writing the config file. IPMI
commands to change configuration options are accepted, but the permanent
writing of the changes does not currently work.
Corey Minyard <firstname.lastname@example.org>