FreeIPMI Alternatives

    FreeIPMI is described as 'provides in-band and out-of-band IPMI software based on the IPMI v1.5/2.0 specification. The IPMI specification defines a set of interfaces for platform management and is implemented by a number vendors for system management' and is an app in the Network & Admin category. There are six alternatives to FreeIPMI for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Self-Hosted solutions, iDRAC and MS-DOS. The best alternative is MeshCommander, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like FreeIPMI are IPMIView (Free), OpenBMC (Free, Open Source), iDRAC (Freemium) and IPMICFG (Free).

    This page was last updated Dec 3, 2018

    1. In an effort to make Intel® AMT easier to use, to support cross platform and over the Internet usages, we are building a new version of the MDTK that is fully written in JavaScript. There are many advantages in doing this, but above all, it just makes a lot of sense.
    2. IPMIView is a GUI-based software application that allows administrators to manage multiple target systems through BMC. IPMIView V2.0 supports Supermicro’s BMCs that adheres to either IPMI v1.5 or v2.0.
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    3. The OpenBMC Project community is supporting an open source BMC firmware stack that will work across heterogeneous systems, including enterprise, HPC, telco, and cloud-scale data centers.
    4. The integrated Dell Remote Access Controller 9 (iDRAC9) with Lifecycle Controller is embedded within every Dell EMC PowerEdge server and provides functionality that helps IT administrators deploy, update, monitor, and maintain servers out of the box.
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    5. IPMICFG is a command line tool that let user set IPMI command through keyboard controller style (KCS) to the device that support Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI) version 2.0 specifications.


    6. Monitor and manage server system health 24/7 with HPE Integrated Lights Out remote management tool. Get iLO licensing details or download a free trial.
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