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MAN page from Fedora 30 ipmctl-01.00.00.3474-1.fc30.x86_64.rpm

IPMCTL\-ERASE\-DEVICE\-DATA

Section: ipmctl (1)
Updated: 2019-08-27
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NAME

ipmctl-erase-device-data - Erases the persistent data on one or more DCPMMs


Note

This command is subject to OS Vendor (OSV) support. It will return "Not Supported."

 

SYNOPSIS

ipmctl delete [OPTIONS] -dimm [TARGETS] Passphrase=(string)

 

DESCRIPTION

Erases the persistent data on one or more DCPMMs. 

OPTIONS

-f, -force

Erasing DCPMM data is a destructive operation which requires confirmation fromthe user for each DCPMM. This option suppresses the confirmation.

-h, -help

Displays help for the command.

-o (text|nvmxml), -output (text|nvmxml)

Changes the output format. One of: "text" (default) or "nvmxml".

-source (path)

File path to a local file containing the new passphrase (1-32 characters).
 

TARGETS

-dimm (DimmIDs)

Erases specific specifics by supplying one or more comma-separated specificidentifiers. However, this is not recommended as it may put the system in anundesirable state. The default is to erase all manageable DCPMMs.
 

PROPERTIES

Passphrase

If security state is disabled, then passphrase is not required and will be ignoredif supplied.
If security state is enabled, then a passphrase must be supplied.
The current passphrase (1-32 characters). For better passphrase protection, specifyan empty string (e.g., Passphrase="") to be prompted for the passphrase or to use afile containing the passphrase with the source option.
 

EXAMPLES

Security disabled DCPMMs: Erases all the persistent data on all DCPMMs in thesystem.

ipmctl delete -dimm

Security enabled specifics: Erases all the persistent data on all DCPMMs in thesystem.

ipmctl delete -dimm Passphrase=123

Erases all the persistent data on all DCPMMs by having the CLI prompt forthe current passphrase.

ipmctl delete -dimm Passphrase=""

 

LIMITATIONS

To successfully execute this command, the caller must have the appropriate privilegesand the specified DCPMM(s) must be manageable by the host software, not bein the "Unlocked, Frozen", "Disabled, Frozen", or "Exceeded" lock states and anynamespaces associated with the requested DCPMM(s) must be deleted before running thiscommand.

The command is subject to OS Vendor (OSV) support. If OSV does not providesupport, the command will return "Not Supported." 

RETURN DATA

If an empty string is provided for the passphrase property and the source option is notincluded, the user will be prompted (once for all DCPMMs) to enter the currentpassphrase. The passphrase characters are hidden.

Current passphrase: **

For each DCPMM, the CLI will indicate the status of the security state change.If a failure occurs when changing multiple DCPMMs, the process will exit andnot continue updating the remaining DCPMMs. 

SAMPLE OUTPUT

Erase DIMM (DimmID): SuccessErase DIMM (DimmID): Error (Code) - (Description)


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
TARGETS
PROPERTIES
EXAMPLES
LIMITATIONS
RETURN DATA
SAMPLE OUTPUT

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