Find Temperature of IBM i Server

Matthew Roessner
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Does anyone know how to display the current temperature for an IBM i server?
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Dr. KlahnPrincipal Software Engineer

Commented:
Temperature at what location, or locations?
Matthew RoessnerSenior Systems Programmer

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I was looking for the internal temperature of the server...
Dr. KlahnPrincipal Software Engineer

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Running AIX, or something else?
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Theo KouwenhovenApplication Consultant

Commented:
Hi Matthew,

In the past, the IBM servers had a Temprature-Check indication on the machine console,
If it would be possible I expected a QPROCTEMP as System value, but there isn't a value like that.
QTEMP exists, but not as temprature indication :-)

But it seems that there are some system messages for that purpose: (source itknowledgeexchange)
Message Sev Text 
CPPA554 0 Critical logic overtemperature 
CPPA581 0 MCM running over temperature 
CPPA582 0 Airflow loss in MCM subsystem resulting in over-temperature
CPPA584 0 Processor over-temperature detected 
CPPA888 0 Ambient room temperature limit exceeded 
CPPC00E 70 Operating voltage or temperature range limits exceede . . .
CPPEA60 99 *Attention* Optimal environmental temperature exceeded. 
CPPEA61 40 Optimal environmental temperature restored. 
CPPEA62 99 *Attention* Processor temperature exceeded. 
CPPEA63 40 Processor temperature no longer exceeded. 
CPP0554 70 Critical logic overtemperature 
CPP0581 70 MCM running over temperature 
CPP0582 70 Airflow loss in MCM subsystem resulting in over-temperature
CPP0584 70 Processor over-temperature detected 
CPP0888 70 Ambient room temperature limit exceeded 
CPP899A 0 Operating voltage or temperature range limit exceeded 

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Nice but you are already quite late when this message is send.

@ DR. K.
AIX on an iSeries, like that how did you do that?
Senior Systems Programmer
Commented:
According to support there is no way to display the overall temperature of a server
Theo KouwenhovenApplication Consultant

Commented:
Hi Matthew,

Thats what I told you in my post :-)

Cheers
Dr. KlahnPrincipal Software Engineer

Commented:
AIX on an iSeries, like that how did you do that?

Emulation mode in a VM.  B)

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