NVIDIA BlueField BMC Software v24.01


About This Document

BMC software enables control and management of the baseboard management controller's (BMC) hardware components. The BMC software supports the Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI).

This guide provides general information concerning the BMC on the NVIDIA® BlueField® DPUs and is intended for those who want to familiarize themselves with the functionality provided by the BMC.


This document is relevant for DPUs with an integrated BMC. Please refer to the Supported Platforms and Interoperability page to ascertain whether your device features an integrated BMC.

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Abbreviation / Acronym

Whole Word / Description


Baseboard management controller


Data processing unit


Electrically Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory


Field Replaceable Unit


Intelligent Platform Management Bus


Intelligent Platform Management Interface




Serial Over LAN


System Event Log


Sensor Data Record; Sensor Data Repository


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