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Create virtual BMCs for controlling virtual instances via IPMI

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A virtual BMC for controlling virtual machines using IPMI commands.


pip install virtualbmc

Supported IPMI commands

# Power the virtual machine on, off, graceful off, NMI and reset
ipmitool -I lanplus -U admin -P password -H power on|off|soft|diag|reset

# Check the power status
ipmitool -I lanplus -U admin -P password -H power status

# Set the boot device to network, hd or cdrom
ipmitool -I lanplus -U admin -P password -H chassis bootdev pxe|disk|cdrom

# Get the current boot device
ipmitool -I lanplus -U admin -P password -H chassis bootparam get 5

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Project status, bugs, and requests for feature enhancements (RFEs) are tracked in StoryBoard:!/project/openstack/virtualbmc

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