Dell EMC OpenManage Command Line Interface Guide Version 9.1

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Omconfig system platformevents or omconfig servermodule platformevents

Use the omconfig system platformevents or omconfig servermodule platformevents command to configure shutdown action, if any, taken for a specific platform event. You can also enable or disable platform event filter alert generation.

  • CAUTION: If you set a platform event shutdown action to anything other than none or power reduction, the system is forcefully shut down when the specified event occurs. This shutdown is initiated by firmware and is carried out without first shutting down the operating system or any of the applications running on your system.

The following table displays the valid parameters for the command.

  • NOTE: Alert settings are mutually exclusive and you can set one at a time only. The action settings are also mutually exclusive and you can set one at a time only. However, alert and action settings are not mutually exclusive of each other.
Table 1. Parameters For Alert Action Command . The following table describes the action or command and the result of the action of command.
Action Description
action=disable Disables the SNMP alert.
action=enable Enables the SNMP alert.
action=none Takes no action when the system is hung or has crashed.
action=powercycle Turns off the electrical power to the system, pauses, turns on the power, and reboots the system.
action=poweroff Turns off the electrical power to the system.

action=powerreduction

Reduces the processor speed until the power consumption comes down and reaches below the warning threshold. If the system power consumption remains below the warning threshold, increase the processor speed.

  • NOTE: This action is applicable only for PowerEdge Rack and Tower systems earlier than 11th generation of PowerEdge systems.
action=reboot Forces the operating system to shut down and initiates system startup, performs BIOS checks, and reloads the operating system.

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