rmcp_ping man page

rmcp_ping — IPMI RMCP Ping program

Synopsis

rmcp_ping [-p port] [-t waittime] [-s starttag] [-d] destination

Description

The rmcp_ping program sends an RMCP ping packet onces a second to the destination, printing unique responses it receives.

Options

-p port

Set the destination port.  This is the standard RMCP port by default, 623.

-t waittime

Sets the number of seconds to wait for a response.  Ten by default.

-s starttag

There is an 8-bit tag value in every ping packet (0-254, 255 is reserved), this program will cycle through the values starting at starttag.  This is zero by default

-d

Turns on debugging to standard output.

destination

The target address, default is the broadcast address (default 255.255.255.255)

Author

Corey Minyard <cminyard@mvista.com>

Info

02/24/06 OpenIPMI IPMI RMCP Ping program