IPMI is an open standard for monitoring, logging, recovery, inventory, and control of hardware that is implemented independent of the main CPU, BIOS, and OS.
This article aims to guide you on how to install this tool under Mac OS.
All users with Unix operating system experience.
1- Open an OS X terminal session (window)
2- Install ipmitool by running the following command line
sudo port install ipmitool
- To see what files were installed by ipmitool, run:
port contents ipmitool
- To later upgrade ipmitool, run:
sudo port selfupdate && sudo port upgrade ipmitool
3- Execute the following command line to ensure ipmitool has been successfully installed.
ouedraogoabdoulm.@OUEDRAOGOs-MacBook-Pro ~ % ipmitool -V
ipmitool version 1.8.18
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