xCAT probeΒΆ

To help identify some of the common issues with xCAT, a new tool suite is now available xCAT probe.

You can use xcatprobe -l to list all valid subcommands, output will be as below

# xcatprobe -l
osdeploy                 Probe operating system provision process. Supports two modes - 'Realtime monitor' and 'Replay history'.
xcatmn                   After xcat installation, use this command to check if xcat has been installed correctly and is
                         ready for use. Before using this command, install 'tftp', 'nslookup' and 'wget' commands.
switch-macmap            To retrieve MAC address mapping for the specified switch, or all the switches defined in
                         'switches' table in xCAT db.