IPMCTL User Guide
ipmctlis an open source utility created and maintained by Intel to manage Intel® Optane™ persistent memory modules.
ipmctl, works on both Linux and Windows. The full project is open source and can be seen on GitHub. In this guide we will refer to Intel® Optane™ memory modules simply as modules or persistent memory modules.
ipmctlrefers to the following interface components:
libipmctl: An Application Programming Interface (API) library for managing persistent memory modules.
ipmctl: A Command Line Interface (CLI) application for configuring and managing persistent memory modules from the command line.
ipmctl-monitor: A monitor daemon/system service for monitoring the health and status of persistent memory modules.
- Discover Intel Optane persistent memory modules on the platform
- View and update module firmware
- Configure data-at-rest security
- Monitor module health
- Track performance of modules
- Debug and troubleshoot modules
To learn more about how ipmctl works with the hardware see the Intel® Optane™ Persistent Memory OS Provisioning Specification, which describes all the firmware interface commands used for this operation.