Redfish Release 2022.2 Now Available

Posted on Tue, 09/27/2022 - 08:36

DMTF’s Redfish®, Release 2022.2 is now available for public download. Designed to deliver simple and secure management for hybrid IT and the Software Defined Data Center (SDDC), the latest release of the Redfish standard includes 27 schema updates and a new Sensor registry that defines general events from the Sensor model. 

Key highlights of the Redfish 2022.2 release are the addition of Reset To Defaults action to various resources, support for clients to create Ethernet Interface resources, added manager network port information, added a new Security Policy resource, and added a new Trusted Component resource.

These latest enhancements are driven by the growth of Redfish and interoperability feedback received from implementers. Some of the items in the new Redfish 2022.2 update include:

  • Redfish Specification v1.16.0 – Adds new optional standard roles. Adds allowable string pattern, allowable number values, and writeable property payload annotations.
  • Redfish Specification v1.15.2 – Errata release. Clarified URI naming rules and usage of HTTP 204 Response code. Added explanation of service-defined filtering of properties based on user identity beyond what is assigned by Redfish privileges.
  • 2022.2 Redfish Schema Bundle – This .zip file contains the current versions of all Redfish schemas. The bundle includes 27 schema updates and developer resources. o   
    • Added Reset To Defaults action to various resources
    • Added support for clients to create Ethernet Interface resources
    • Added manager network port information
    • NEW Security Policy resource - provides a central point to configure the security policy of a manager; configures Security Protocol Data Model (SPDM)-related connection settings for the manager; configures TLS-related connection settings for the manager
    • NEW Trusted Component resource - represents a security device for establishing trust, such as a TPM or a hardware root of trust; collection of Trusted Component resources can be found subordinate to the Chassis resource; each Trusted Component resource contains inventory-related information about the device.
  • Redfish Message Registry Bundle 2022.2 – The Message Registry Bundle contains all released Redfish message registries. 
    • Added Sensor registry - defines general events from the sensor model. 
  • Redfish Release 2022.2 Overview – This presentation provides detailed descriptions of each revision in Redfish 2022.2.
  • Redfish Resource and Schema Guide – Updated for 2022.2 this human-readable guide to the Redfish Schema is designed to help educate users of Redfish. Application developers and DevOps personnel creating client-side software to communicate with a Redfish service, as well as other consumers of the standard, will benefit from the explanations in this resource.  Includes example payloads for each resource type.
  • Redfish Message Registry Guide – The Redfish Message Registry Guide presents message registry definitions in a more human-readable format and includes a summary table as well as individual message details.
  • Redfish Property Guide – Intended primarily for schema authors, this newly revised reference helps with locating existing property definitions within the Redfish schema. Additionally, it helps avoid re-defining property names already in use.
  • RENAMED Redfish Schema Supplement to Redfish Data Model Specification – Document was previously titled “Redfish Schema Supplement.” Includes normative statements (“LongDescription”) and informative description details from schema in a single document. Intended for both Redfish Service and client-side developers.
  •  Redfish Release History – Updated with each new release, this presentation offers a comprehensive view of each revision to Redfish since 2016.

DMTF’s Redfish Forum would like to invite anyone interested in learning about the Redfish 2022.2 release to join a live webinar, hosted via Zoom, on Thursday, October 13, 2022, at 9:00 a.m. PT. The Forum chairs will present the contents of the release followed by a round table discussion. For questions regarding the webinar, email: Don’t delay, be sure to register today!

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