As deployments scale, the demand for power and cooling increase, driving the need for proactive management of power consumption.

The Dell PowerEdge C6320 is designed to handle the most demanding high-performance and scale-out workloads. By utilizing the PowerEdge server’s integrated Dell Remote Access Controller (iDRAC), IT administrators can monitor power consumption and manage that consumption with power capping.

This document describes PowerEdge C6320 power monitoring and capping utilizing the iDRAC GUI and the open source ipmitool program.