SMASH Systems Management Architecture for Server Hardware

DMTF's Systems Management Architecture for Server Hardware (SMASH) standard is a suite of specifications that deliver industry standard semantics, protocols and profiles to make data center resource management interoperable. 

SMASH provides the ability to remotely manage a platform independent of machine state, operating system state, server system topology or access method – interoperable management is possible before the OS is operational, when the OS is hung, or while the OS is up.

SMASH specifies two protocols which server platforms can expose to provide a standards-based management interface for simple and intuitive management of heterogeneous servers in the data center: web services and command line. The web services-based protocol is described in the DMTF's Web Services for Management (WS-Man) specification.  

The command line based protocol is described in Server Management Command Line Protocol (SM CLP). SM CLP has been adopted and published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) as ISO/IEC 13187:2011 and the American National Standard Institute (ANSI) International Committee for Information Technology Standards (INCITS) as INCITS 438-2008.

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DMTF Specifications

DSP # Version Title Date Comments Versions
DSP0232 1.2.1 DASH Implementation Requirements 5 Jun 2015

.pdf file. DMTF Standard

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DSP0226 1.0.0 Web Services for Management 12 Feb 2008

.pdf file, DMTF Standard

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DSP0217 2.0.0 SMASH Implementation Requirements 20 Aug 2009

.pdf file, DMTF Standard

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DSP0215 1.0.0 Server Management Managed Element Specification (SM ME) 23 Apr 2009

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.pdf file, DMTF Standard</p>

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DSP0214 1.0.2 Server Management Command Line Protocol Specification(SM CLP) 20 Jan 2006

.pdf file, DMTF Standard

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Work in Progress Documents

DSP # Version Title Date Comments Versions
DASH CTS 2017.1 DASH Conformance Test Suite 13 Jan 2018

.zip file. DMTF Work-in-Progress

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White Papers and Technical Notes

DSP # Version Title Date Comments Versions
DSP2001 1.0.1 System Management Architecture for Server Hardware Whitepaper 20 Oct 2006

.pdf file, DMTF Informational

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DMTF Profiles

DSP # Version Title Date Comments Versions
DSP1116 1.0.0 IP Configuration Profile 4 Feb 2013

.pdf file. DMTF Standard

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DSP1108 1.0.0 Physical Computer System View Profile 30 Aug 2013

.pdf file. DMTF Standard

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DSP1086 1.0.1 Media Redirection Profile 25 May 2014

.pdf file. DMTF Standard

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DSP1076 1.0.0 KVM Redirection Profile 16 Jun 2009

.pdf file, DMTF Standard

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DSP1075 1.0.0 PCI Device Profile 16 Jun 2009

.pdf file, DMTF Standard

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DSP1074 1.0.0 Indicator LED Profile 17 Jun 2009

.pdf file, DMTF Standard

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DSP1070 1.0.2 Opaque Management Data Profile 25 May 2014

.pdf file. DMTF Standard

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DSP1054 1.2.1 Indication Profile 2 Nov 2011

.pdf file. DMTF Standard

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DSP1052 1.0.3 Computer System Profile 25 May 2014

.pdf file. DMTF Standard

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DSP1040 1.0.0 Platform Watchdog Profile 19 Jun 2009

.pdf file, DMTF Standard

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DSP1039 1.0.0 Role Based Authorization Profile 31 Oct 2008

.pdf file, DMTF Standard

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DSP1038 1.0.1 DNS Client Profile 1 Oct 2008

.pdf file, DMTF Standard

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DSP1037 1.0.1 DHCP Client Profile 1 Oct 2008

.pdf file, DMTF Standard

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DSP1036 1.0.1 IP Interface Profile 29 Sep 2008

.pdf file, DMTF Standard

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DSP1034 1.0.1 Simple Identity Management Profile 23 Jul 2008

.pdf file, DMTF Standard

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DSP1029 1.0.0 OS Status Profile 16 Jun 2009

.pdf file, DMTF Standard

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DSP1027 2.0.0 Power State Management Profile 14 Dec 2009

.pdf file, DMTF Standard

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DSP1026 1.0.0 System Memory Profile 29 Jan 2008

.pdf file, DMTF Standard

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DSP1025 1.0.0 Software Update Profile 16 Jun 2009

.pdf file, DMTF Standard

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DSP1024 1.0.1 Text Console Redirection Profile 1 Oct 2008

.pdf file, DMTF Standard

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DSP1023 1.0.0 Software Inventory Profile 4 Sep 2008

.pdf file, DMTF Standard

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DSP1022 1.0.2 CPU Profile 5 Jun 2015

.pdf file. DMTF Standard

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DSP1021 1.0.0 Shared Device Management Profile 16 Jun 2009

.pdf file, DMTF Standard

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DSP1020 1.0.0 Pass-Through Module Profile 16 Jun 2009

.pdf file, DMTF Standard

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DSP1019 1.0.0 Device Tray Profile 10 Jun 2009

.pdf file, DMTF Standard

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DSP1018 1.0.0 Service Processor Profile 22 Jun 2009

.pdf file, DMTF Standard

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DSP1017 1.0.0 SSH Service Profile 16 Jun 2009

.pdf file, DMTF Standard

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DSP1016 1.0.0 Telnet Service Profile 22 Jun 2009

.pdf file, DMTF Standard

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DSP1015 1.0.1 Power Supply Profile 29 Sep 2008

.pdf file, DMTF Standard

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DSP1014 1.0.0 Ethernet Port Profile 7 Nov 2008

.pdf file, DMTF Standard

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DSP1013 1.0.1 Fan Profile 23 May 2008

.pdf file, DMTF Standard

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DSP1012 1.0.1 Boot Control Profile 22 Jun 2009

.pdf file, DMTF Standard

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DSP1011 1.0.2 Physical Asset Profile 19 Jun 2009

.pdf file, DMTF Standard

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DSP1010 1.0.1 Record Log Profile 29 Sep 2008

.pdf file, DMTF Standard

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DSP1009 1.0.2 Sensors Profile 28 Oct 2009

.pdf file, DMTF Standard

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DSP1008 1.0.0 Modular Systems Profile 17 Jun 2009

.pdf file, DMTF Standard

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DSP1007 1.0.0 SM CLP Admin Domain Profile 2 Jul 2009

.pdf file, DMTF Standard

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DSP1006 1.0.0 SMASH Collections Profile 6 Jul 2009

.pdf file, DMTF Standard

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DSP1005 1.0.0 CLP Service Profile 17 Jun 2009

.pdf file, DMTF Standard

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DSP1004 1.0.0 Base Server Profile 16 Jun 2009

.pdf file, DMTF Standard

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Schemas

DSP # Version Title Date Comments Versions
DSP0224 1.0.0 SM CLP Command Response XML Schema 16 Mar 2006

.xsd file, DMTF Standard

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