How To Install ipmi-oem on CentOS 8
In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install ipmi-oem on CentOS 8
yum package managers.
Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update
ipmi-oem as well.
One-liner Install Command
If you are only interested in the installation command, here is a quick answer for you:
or if you use
sudo yum makecache && sudo yum -y install freeipmi
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install freeipmi
But if you are interested in the details with step-by-step instructions, the following information will be helpful.
ipmi-oem and How to Install It?
Short description: GNU implementation of the IPMI protocol
First things first, you will need access to a server or computer running CentOS 8. This guide was written specifically with a server running CentOS 8 in mind, although it should also work on older, supported versions of the operating system.
Also, make sure you are running a regular, non-root user with sudo privileges configured on your server. When you have an account available, log in as your non-root user to begin.
There are several ways to install ipmi-oem on CentOS 8. You can use (links are clickable):
In the following sections, we will describe each method in detail. You can choose one of them or refer to the recommended one.
Install ipmi-oem on CentOS 8 using dnf
First, update dnf packages database with
dnf by running the next command:
sudo dnf makecache --refresh
After updating database,
You can install ipmi-oem using
dnf by running the
sudo dnf -y install freeipmi
Install ipmi-oem on CentOS 8 using yum
Because ipmi-oem is available in CentOS 8’s default
it is possible to install it from these repositories using the
To begin, update local packages database with
yum using the following command.
sudo yum makecache --refresh
Now can install ipmi-oem package on your server/computer by running the following command:
sudo yum -y install freeipmi
How to upgrade (update) a single package ipmi-oem using yum?
To update all the packages available on the system:
If you want to update a specific package like ipmi-oem in this example you should use the following command:
yum update freeipmi
To downgrade a package to an earlier version:
yum downgrade freeipmi
How to Upgrade ipmi-oem on CentOS 8 with dnf?
When you run the
dnf update, all system packages with available updates are updated.
However, if you want to upgrade a single package, then you would have to pass the package name as
the argument to the dnf update command.
dnf update freeipmi
How To remove ipmi-oem from CentOS 8
To uninstall only the
ipmi-oem package you can execute
sudo dnf remove freeipmi
Extra info and code examples
FreeIPMI is a collection of Intelligent Platform Management IPMI system software. It provides in-band and out-of-band software and a development library conforming to the Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI v1.5 and v2.0) standards. This metapackage depends on all separate modules of freeipmi.
- Maintainer: Bernd Zeimetz
- Sources url: http://www.gnu.org/software/freeipmi/
- Section/Category: admin
You now have a full guide on how to install
yum package managers.
Also, we showed how to update manually as a single package and different ways to uninstall
the ipmi-oem from CentOS 8.