OpenBMC and Redfish - intro

Stewart Smith stewart at
Wed Jun 21 14:07:03 AEST 2017

Chris Austen <austenc at> writes:
> Well that is a loaded subject line!
> We have talked for a while about wanting to support the DMTF Redfish REST
> interface.  Support would allow operators to adhere to a growing industry
> standard and allow communities such as OCP (Open Compute Project) a
> platform to put in to practice their profiles.  I think Operators and API
> developers would also appreciate the interface.

AS someone who's likely to consume it (via our test infrastructure for
OpenPOWER firmware), I'm really keen to see it.

I know at least one other BMC implementation we interact with is doing
RedFish, and it'd be good to have only one set of code to talk to BMCs,
rather than the current situation.

Stewart Smith
OPAL Architect, IBM.

More information about the openbmc mailing list