NVIDIA BlueField-2 BMC Software v2.8.2
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).
These pages provide general information concerning the BMC on the NVIDIA® BlueField®-2 DPU, and are intended for those who want to familiarize themselves with the functionality provided by the BMC.
This document is relevant for integrated BMC DPUs. Please refer to "Supported NVIDIA BlueField-2 DPU Platforms" under the Supported Platforms and Interoperability section of the BlueField DPU Operating System manual.
To download product software, please refer to the BlueField software product page.
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This document provides product release notes as well as information on the BlueField software distribution and how to develop and/or customize applications, system software, and file system images for the BlueField platform
This manual describes NVIDIA® BlueField®-2 Ethernet DPU including details as to the interfaces of the board, specifications, required software and firmware, and a step-by-step plan of how to bring it up
This quick start guide details the procedure for installing a brand new NVIDIA® BlueField® DPU
This document lists describes the architecture of IPMI design.
Common Abbreviations and Acronyms
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
Universal Asynchronous Receiver Transmitter