DMTF Launches a Security Response Task Force

DMTF recently launched a Security Response Task Force (SRTF) within the organization’s Technical Committee (TC). The Task Force, under the direction of the TC, will be responsible for the coordination and management of reported security issues or vulnerabilities related to DMTF standards or DMTF open-source implementations. For more information about DMTF’s SRTF please visit the DMTF Security Issue Reporting Process page.

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DMTF Releases SMBIOS 3.6

DMTF has released Version 3.6 of the SystemManagement BIOS (SMBIOS) Reference Specification, the premier standard for delivering management information via system firmware. Since its first release in 1995, the widely implemented SMBIOS standard has simplified the management of more than two billion client and server systems. Version 3.6 of SMBIOS adds support or updates for current technologies, including LoongArch and ARMv9 processors, HBM3 memory, and enhanced multi-threading reporting.

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Did you miss the Redfish 2022.1 webinar? Now available on-demand!

DMTF’s Redfish Forum held a live webinar on Friday, June 17th. Presented by the chairs of the Redfish Forum and hosted on Zoom, this webinar covered the contents of the 2022.1 release. The presentation was followed by a Q&A session.

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DMTF Releases DASH Conformance Test Suite Update

Recently, DMTF continued its ongoing dedication to management interoperability with the release of new versions of the Conformance Test Suite (CTS) for its Desktop and mobile Architecture for System Hardware (DASH) standard. DASH CTS 2022.1 (Java versions 8 and 9) is available, and the DMTF Certification Registry is accepting submissions.

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Make Plans Now to Attend DMTF’s 2022 Alliance Partner Technical Symposium

We’re less than two months away from DMTF’s annual summer event – 2022 Alliance Partner Technical Symposium (APTS). Make your plans now to join us for the fifteenth annual gathering, being held as a hybrid event, with options to attend in person in Portland, Oregon or to attend virtually. The event is being held July 25-29, 2022.

APTS is hosted in partnership with longstanding Alliance Partner, Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA). Featuring collaborative working group meetings, focused on technical topics of interest to DMTF’s Alliance Partners, the symposium will have keynote addresses from the CXL Consortium, PCI-SIG, and SNIA.

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DMTF News & Updates

Please Note: The DMTF group formerly known as the Scalable Platforms Management Forum (SPMF) has been renamed the Redfish Forum.

30 Jun 22

DMTF recently launched a Security Response Task Force (SRTF) within the organization’s Technical Committee (TC). The Task Force, under the direction of the TC, will be responsible for the coordination and management of reported security issues or vulnerabilities related to DMTF standards or DMTF open-source sample implementations. 

As adoption and implementation increases, security researchers or attackers may find vulnerabilities. DMTF has developed a security issue reporting system that will evaluate and address the reported concerns.

22 Jun 22

DMTF has released Version 3.6 of the System Management BIOS (SMBIOS) Reference Specification, the premier standard for delivering management information via system firmware. Since its first release in 1995, the widely implemented SMBIOS standard has simplified the management of more than two billion client and server systems. 

20 Jun 22

DMTF’s Redfish Forum held a live webinar on Friday, June 17th. Presented by the chairs of the Redfish Forum and hosted on Zoom, this webinar covered the contents of the 2022.1 release.
 
Key highlights of the Redfish 2022.1 release are the addition of SSH key related properties, addition of properties in Chassis to represent containment of power and thermal relationships, and a method to register an existing system as a resource block.
 

16 Jun 22

Recently, DMTF continued its ongoing dedication to management interoperability with the release of new versions of the Conformance Test Suite (CTS) for its Desktop and mobile Architecture for System Hardware (DASH) standard. DASH CTS 2022.1 (Java versions 8 and 9) is available, and the DMTF Certification Registry is accepting submissions.

13 Jun 22

We’re less than two months away from DMTF’s annual summer event – 2022 Alliance Partner Technical Symposium (APTS). Make your plans now to join us for the fifteenth annual gathering, being held as a hybrid event, with options to attend in person in Portland, Oregon or to attend virtually.  The event is being held July 25-29, 2022.  Hotel reservations are open. The deadline to book your hotel using our room rate is June 24, 2022.  Be sure to book your hotel room soon while rooms are still available!

9 Jun 22

On May 26, 2022, DMTF standards were represented in several Open Compute Project (OCP) Tech Talks as part of OCP’s Hardware Management Project. Click here to view the recordings and presentations.