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Clearing IML via script

Robert Catalus
Occasional Contributor

Clearing IML via script

I can clear the event log with



But how do I clear the IML log
tried



and various variants there of, it just moans about the syntax couldn't find anything in any of the docs i.e ilo 1.80 user guide 1.70 script guide and the addendum
any ideas would be helpful.
Need to reset these when configure the ilo prior to bringing into service
4 REPLIES
acartes
Honored Contributor

Re: Clearing IML via script

There is not currently a RIBCL/XML command to clear the IML - only the iLO event log.
Robert Catalus
Occasional Contributor

Re: Clearing IML via script

Intrestingly a lot of this functionality was removed after 1.40 as there was distinct permisions for view and clear of this log on a per user basis. This was removed when user authentication via ldap intergration took place.
acartes
Honored Contributor

Re: Clearing IML via script

There used to be a lot of granular permissions in iLO, contrasted with RILOE which originally had only "user" and "administrator" roles.

When the directory integration was introduced, the permissions were rationalized for iLO, RILOE, and RILOE II, resulting in a mix in-line with customer feedback.

The "configure iLO" privilege is now required to clear the logs.
Peter_292
Advisor

Re: Clearing IML via script

hi

i can advice you to use the provided tool via cli. (the IML Utility can be started from command line)

this should make it easy to use it in a script or in a simple batchfile

have fun

..\Program Files\Compaq\Cpqimlv>cpqimlv.exe /m: /clear

regards Peter