Dell EMC OpenManage Command Line Interface Guide Version 9.1

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Omconfig chassis pwrmanagement or omconfig mainsystem pwrmanagement

Use the omconfig chassis pwrmanagement or omconfig mainsystem pwrmanagement command to configure power cap and manage profiles that control power utilization.

  • NOTE: This command is valid only on systems prior to PowerEdge 12G systems.

The following table displays the valid parameters for the command:

Table 1. Valid Parameters Of Omconfig Chassis Pwrmanagement Or Omconfig Mainsystem Pwrmanagement . This table lists the Valid Parameters Of Omconfig Chassis Pwrmanagement Or Omconfig Mainsystem Pwrmanagement
name=value pair 1 name=value pair 2 Description
config=budget cap=< value>

Sets the threshold value for power budget.

  • NOTE: From PowerEdge 12G system onwards, power budget requires license to configure power cap. If the appropriate license is not installed or has expired, the system displays an error message. For more information, see Dell License Manager at dell.com/support/manuals.
  • NOTE: Power budget requires license to configure power cap. If the appropriate license is not installed or has expired, the system displays an error message. For more information, see Dell License Manager at dell.com/support/manuals.
  setting=enable | disable

enable: Enables powercap settings.

disable: Disables powercap settings.

  unit=watt | btuphr | percent

watt: Configure the unit in Watts.

btuphr: Configure the unit in BTU/hr.

percent: Configure the unit in percentage.

config=profile
  • NOTE: This option is supported on systems prior to PowerEdge 12G systems.
profile=maxperformance | apc | osctrl | custom

maxperformance: Sets the processor to the highest supported processor state. It offers maximum performance mode with minimal power economy.

apc: Active Power Control (apc) enables the demand-based power management controlled by BIOS.

osctrl: OS Control (osctrl) enables the demand-based power management controlled by the operating system.

custom: This profile allows you to configure individual BIOS settings. It offers added control by displaying the underlying BIOS settings.

  cpupowermode=min | max | systemdbpm | osdbpm

min: Sets the CPU power consumption to minimum.

max: Sets the CPU power consumption to maximum.

systemdbpm: Sets the mode to system demand based power management.

osdbpm: Sets the mode to operating system demand based power management.

  • NOTE: These options are applicable only when a custom profile is selected.
  memorypowermode=min | 800 | 1067 | 1333 | max

min: Sets the mode to minimum power utilization.

800 | 1067 | 1333: Set the mode to 800, 1067, or 1333 MHz.

max: Sets the mode to maximum performance.

  • NOTE: These options are applicable only when a custom profile is selected.
  fanmode=min | max

min: Sets the fanmode to minimum power utilization.

max: Sets the fanmode to maximum power utilization.

  • NOTE: These options are applicable only when a custom profile is selected.
  • NOTE: Reboot the system for the power profiles setup options to take effect.

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