Xserve: How to use command line to monitor Xserve hardware

Learn how you can monitor hardware information such as network connection, temperature, fan status, and hardware status history for Xserves when it's not possible or convenient for you to use Server Monitor.
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Use these commands in Terminal to retrieve hardware information or hardware status history from your PowerPC-based or Intel-based Xserve.

  PowerPC-based Xserve Intel-based Xserve
Hardware information serveradmin command xserve:command = status ipmitool sdr
Hardware status history more /private/var/log/hwmond.log ipmitool sel list
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