ipmitool: Could not open device at /dev/ipmi0 or /dev/ipmi/0 or /dev/ipmidev/0 (Doc ID 1677183.1)

Last updated on JUNE 06, 2014

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.2 to Oracle Linux 6.5 [Release OL5U2 to Ol6U5]
Linux x86-64
Linux x86

Symptoms

Getting below error message while manipulating IPMI-enabled devices, e.g.

Cause

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