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Re: [Freeipmi-users] bmc-autoconfig: drop for 0.5.0 release?

From: Peter Broadwell
Subject: Re: [Freeipmi-users] bmc-autoconfig: drop for 0.5.0 release?
Date: Tue, 14 Aug 2007 11:01:46 -0700
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I have need to configure many machines at the same time and if the templateing
file was documented this tool might become the one of choice for such uses.


Anand Babu Periasamy wrote:
> Hi Al,
> * It is still maintained.
> * BMC-Autoconfig is not a GUI wizard for bmc-config. It is supposed to
>  ask minimum questions from the user and automatically configure the
>  BMC with known defaults. It is intended for users without any
>  knowledge of IPMI to quickly get a basic working setup.
> * It does enable LAN and configure NULL, admin, operator and ipmiuser
>  accounts. See the template file, you will get an idea what all it
>  configures.
> If you have suggestions to improve, let us know?
> Albert Chu writes:
>> I'm thinking of dropping this from FreeIPMI:
>> A) It doesn't seem to be maintained by the original authors.
>> B) It apparenly only configures 3 fields of the BMC.  No users, lan
>> enabling, etc.
>> I don't really see the use anymore.  Any comments?  Anyone out there
>> using
>> this?
>> Al
>> -- 

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