Verify xCAT Installation¶
Quick verification of the xCAT Install can be done running the following steps:
Source the profile to add xCAT Commands to your path:
Check the xCAT version:
Check to verify that the xCAT database is initialized by dumping out the site table:
The output should be similar to the following:
#key,value,comments,disable "blademaxp","64",, "domain","pok.stglabs.ibm.com",, "fsptimeout","0",, "installdir","/install",, "ipmimaxp","64",, "ipmiretries","3",, ...
Starting and Stopping¶
xCAT is started automatically after the installation, but the following commands can be used to start, stop, restart, and check xCAT status.
service xcatd start [systemd] systemctl start xcatd.service
service xcatd stop [systemd] systemctl stop xcatd.service
service xcatd restart [systemd] systemctl restart xcatd.service
check xCAT status:
service xcatd status [systemd] systemctl status xcatd.service