Intel® Server Debug and Provisioning Tool (Intel® SDP Tool) for Linux*

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10/21/2022

Introduction

The Intel® Server Debug and Provisioning Tool (Intel® SDP Tool) is used to debug and provision Intel® Server Boards and Systems through BMC out-of-band.

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Detailed Description

1. Introduction

The Intel® Server Debug and Provisioning Tool (Intel® SDP Tool) is used for debug and provision Intel Server through BMC Out-of-band.

2. Supported Intel® Platforms

Intel® Server Board S2600 series (Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 v3/v4 product family)

Intel® Server Board (Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processor Family)

Intel® Server Board (2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processor Family)

Intel® Server Board (Intel® Xeon® Platinum 9200 Processor Family)

Intel® Server Board D50TNP family

Intel® Server Board M50CYP family

Intel® Server Board M70KLP family

Intel® Server Board D40AMP family

Intel® Server Board M20NTP family

3. Supported Operating Systems

Red Hat* Enterprise Linux 8.x and 9.x. All 64 Bit distros.

SuSE* Linux* Enterprise Server 15. All 64 Bit distros.

CentOS 8.x. All 64 Bit distros.

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, Ubuntu 20.04 LTS and Ubuntu 22.04 LTS.

4. Pre-requisites

- Python 3.x

- Ipmitool 1.8.18

- Curl 7.29.0

- Openssl 1.0.0x above

- Wget 1.16 above

- Python-requests

- Java OpenJDK/Oracle* version 1.7 and above, 64bit

- Icedtea-web

- OpenIPMI drivers

5. Installation and Un-installation

Installation:

To install the Intel® SDP Tool on the Management Server

1. Download or Copy the Intel® SDP Tool Package 'SDPTool-x.y-z.tar.gz' to the target directory.

2. Untar the tar.gz file.

Prompt #> tar -xvzmf SDPTool-x.y-z.tar.gz

3. Go to untarred 'SDPTool-x.y-z' directory folder. Run sdptool_install.sh to install the package, example below :-

Prompt #> cd <path/to/SDPTool-x.y-z>

Prompt #> ./sdptool_install.sh

If an older version is present, uninstall it first by using the command below:

Prompt #> ./sdptool_uninstall.sh

Or use the update script:

Prompt #> ./sdptool_update.sh

Uninstallation:

To uninstall the package, enter the following commands:

Prompt #> tar -xvzmf SDPTool-x.y-z.tar.gz

Prompt #> cd <path/to/sdptool-x.y-z>

Prompt #> ./sdptool_uninstall.sh

Upgradation:

To update the package, enter the following commands:

Prompt #> tar -xvzmf SDPTool-x.y-z.tar.gz

Prompt #> cd <path/to/sdptool-x.y-z>

Prompt #> ./sdptool_update.sh

6. Usage

Refer User Guide for full information (section 3)

7. Known Issues and workarounds

1. While using SDPTool vmedia feature, mounting of same vmedia file from same host to

the same target system is not supported.

The previous mounted image needs to unmounted before mount.

2. Sometimes SDPTool errors out with CMD TIMEOUT message during reboot commands.

3. cup_deploy sometime fails with 'Failed to upload files to internal virtual media'.

A BMC reset should fix the issue.

4. softwareinventory will not function, will be fixed in future release.

Use systeminfo for current inventory, visit Intel Download Center for

latest firmware inventory.

5. Staged CUP deploy in detached mode is not supported when BIOS password is set.

8. New/Unsupported Features & Changes

4.2-0

1. Added -staged, -attached and -detached flag support for cup_deploy command

2. Added support for cup_inspect command

3. Added config file support

4. Support added for below OSes

- Red Hat* Enterprise Linux 9.x

- Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

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