There are several goals of Zabbix IPMI monitoring:
Remote restart, shutdown, halt, and other commands can be executed either automatically or manually from Zabbix front-end.
Zabbix IPMI monitoring works only for devices having IPMI support (HP iLO, Sun hardware, etc).
In order to use IPMI monitoring, a host must be configured to process IPMI commands. IPMI agent's IP address, port number, user name and password must be configured properly.
See configuration of hosts for more details.
Two types of actions can be defined:
See corresponding sections of the Manual for more details.