Dell EMC OpenManage Command Line Interface Guide Version 9.1


Omreport Chassis Ports Or omreport Mainsystem Ports

Use the omreport chassis ports or omreport mainsystem ports command to view properties of the system’s parallel and serial ports.

  • NOTE: CMC USB ports attached with blade servers are not enumerated by OMSA.

Server Administrator displays values for the following fields: Port Type, External Name, Base I/O Address , IRQ Level, Connector Type , and Maximum Speed. The following table provides the description of the fields:

Table 1. Fields and Description. This table lists the Fields and Description
Field Description
Port Type Detailed type of each system port, from the more general serial, parallel, and USB ports to the names of ports by device type connected to it, for example, pointing device or keyboard.
External Name Name of the port, such as serial or parallel, USB, mouse, keyboard, and so on.
Base I/O Address Starting I/O address expressed in hexadecimal.
IRQ Level Hardware interrupt on a system. The hardware interrupt signals the system's CPU that an event has started or ended in a peripheral component such as a modem or printer. When communicated over a peripheral component interconnect card, the IRQ level is a standard way to identify the type of device that is sending the interrupt request.
Connector Type Type of plug or cable and plug that connects two devices together, in this case, the type of connector that attaches an external device to a system. There are many connector types, each designed to connect a different device type to a system. Examples include DB-9 Male, AT, Access Bus, PS/2, and so on.
Maximum Speed Port speed. Port speed refers to the data transmission rate of an input/output channel, measured in numbers of bits per second. Serial ports usually have a maximum speed of 115 Kbps and USB version 1 .x ports have a maximum speed of 12 Kbps.

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