So to put it all together, here’s an example:

ipmitool -Ilanplus -H192.168.0.5 -Uroot -Proot sel list

Commands are hierarchical. Sending “sel help” will
show all available SEL
commands. Here are some commands that are particul
arly useful:

Show all top-level commands


Remote power on/off commands
chassis help
chassis power on
chassis status

Show BMC LAN connection info
lan print 1

System Event Log (SEL)

sel list

Sensor Data Records (SDR)
sdr list
sdr elist
sdr list -v

Management Console—info about the BMC itself.
mc info
mc reset cold # reboot the BMC

FRU info (what’s in the board)
fru print

Serial over LAN (includes complete preboot management; setting up BIOS settings)
sol activate