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OpenBMC Alternatives

OpenBMC is described as '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' and is an app in the network & admin category. There are six alternatives to OpenBMC for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Self-Hosted solutions, Linux, Online / Web-based and iDRAC. The best alternative is MeshCommander, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like OpenBMC are IPMIView, iDRAC, FreeIPMI and IPMICFG.

OpenBMC alternatives are mainly Remote Desktop Tools but may also be Server Management Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of OpenBMC.
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  1. MeshCommander icon

    MeshCommander

    4 alternatives to MeshCommander 

    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.

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  2. IPMIView icon

    IPMIView

    • Windows
    • Linux
    6 alternatives to IPMIView 

    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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    iDRAC

    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • iDRAC
    4 alternatives to iDRAC 

    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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    FreeIPMI

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    6 alternatives to FreeIPMI 

    FreeIPMI 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.

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    1.  Wake on LANFreeIPMI can switch on your offline remote computers through the local network from anywhere.
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    IPMICFG

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • MS-DOS
    4 alternatives to IPMICFG 

    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.

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    HP iLO

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Self-Hosted
    4 alternatives to HP iLO 

    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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