The SPARC T-Series systems have power-saving features designed into the hardware and software that allow users to reduce server power consumption, resulting in a cost reduction for environmental cooling and reduced power usage by other infrastructure components. The SPARC T-Series power management (PM) interfaces make it easy to manage these PM features. Bruce Evans, Julia Harper and Terry Whatley have produced an article that shows how to manage power policies, power capping, and the power of idle devices on SPARC CMT Servers with the firmware CLI and BUI, as well as SNMP and IPMI tools. The topics covered in the article include the following:
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