Intelligent Platform Management Interface

The Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI) is a standardized computer system interface used by system administrators for out-of-band management of computer systems and monitoring of their operation.

The development of this interface specification was led by Intel Corporation and is supported by more than two hundred computer systems vendors. Dell, Hewlett-Packard, Intel, and NEC Corporation announced IPMI v1.0 on 1998-09-16, v1.5 on 2001-03-01, and v2.0 on 2004-02-14.

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