Creation Review


Guidelines for Creation Review

The last step before your project is formally created is to have a creation review (See section 2.3.1 of the Project Lifecycle) during a TSC meeting.

Guidelines for After Creation Review

Once your project has been formally approved by the TSC, you'll want to start getting it set up.

Guidelines for New Projects

New Projects Checklist

This is a page where we store proposals that we want the TSC to take a look at


ProposalSummaryCommentsTSC CommentsApproval State
Update ServiceImplementation of the Redfish Update Service as specified in 2020.2 releaseInitially only the SimpleUpdate action will be supported


Plugin for Unmanaged RacksA plugin that emulates resource managers for unmanaged racks

This is needed to support a physical view of the data center. Things like:

  • What servers are in a rack?
  • Where in the rack are they?
  • In what isle?
  • How are they connected to which switch?


Composition ServiceImplementation of  Composition Service Redfish Composition service development in ODIM 

A new proposal added.

JSON samples added for POST resource block.

Under Review.

BMC SimulatorImplementation of Redfish based REST server exposing BMC interface compliant with Redfish schemaData model exposed by BMC simulator will be compliant with OCP server profiles as well as with OPAS Redfish profile.See Mom


Dell Server Community PluginOpen Source plugin to manage Dell Servers.Start with Generic Redfish Plugin. Add mapping to populate properties mandated by the upcoming ODIM profiles. Support of events and local storage are high wantsTSC in favor. See MoM


Cisco APIC controller PluginOpen source plugin to manage Cisco ACI data center switchingBuilding an open source plugin to Cisco APIC will enable the joint management of compute as well as networking through standards based Redfish APIs. This is something that doesn't exist in the industry today but will be critical to support lights out operations of data centersWe will push this vote out till we have a document describing the mapping.


LFN Demo: 5G Cloud Native Network

Determine potential to implement ODIM on one or more sites/cores.

Solution Brief

The LFN Demo team is targeting ONES 2021 North America, October 11-12, 2021, for an updated 5G Cloud Native Demo. There is potential for ODIM to be included. Factors:

  • Technical feasibility
  • Value Proposition
  • Use Case(s)
    • Composition Service - stretch goal

Telemetry ServiceImplementation of the Telemetry Service as specified in 2020.3 release.The first implementation would be to expose vendors' metric reports and to allow clients to subscribe to those. To move further we need more discussions

Lenovo Server

Community Plugin

Open Source plugin to manage Lenovo Servers.Start with Generic Redfish Plugin. Add mapping to populate properties mandated by the upcoming ODIM profiles. Support of events and local storage are high wantsApproved to contribute this plugin


Grpc is a rpc mechanism implemented by google. This uses http/2 with binary encoding for messages. There is also wide adaptation in the industry which will aid in integrations with third party products.

Discuss on the implementation strategy and approach TSC architecture forum.

Properties for UpdateService[Enhancement] Add missing properties for UpdateServiceAccording to Open Process Automation Forum and their standard for Redfish profile (supporting document: following properties are recommended to support, but missing in ODIM:
HttpPushUriOptions, HttpPushUriOptionsBus, HttpPushUriTargets, HttpPushUriTargetsBusy, MaxImageSizeBytes, MultipartHttpPushUri.

Support redis streams as alternative to Kafka bus​Add Redis streams as an alternative to KafkaODIM RA will add support for using Redis streams as a replacement to Kafka in constrained environments


Persist events in online DB during network outagesPersist unpublished events in redis for sending these to subscribers subsequently.Network outages between ODIM RA and event subscriber results in loss of events. This proposal is to persist these events in redis for sending these to subscribers subsequently.

DMTF Profiles ProposalRefine and integrate DMTF RF ODIM Profiles as a key component of ODIM and ODIM's CI/CD pipeline

Support for Redfish 2021.2 releaseSupport for new schemas available in the 2021.2 release of redfish spec.

Enhance logging in ODIM to use syslog format (as per RFC5424)use RFC5424 format for ODIM logs.log application/security logs using this format.TSC in favor

Add IPv6 support to ODIMRAAdd IPv6 support to ODIM RA
TSC in favor

Add kubernetes operators to deploy/manage ODIMRA installationsAdd kubernetes operators for deploying and managing ODIM
TSC in favor


Add support to Tasks from the plugin-ODIM interface.Enable ODIM to handle Tasks Task Status received from plugin
TSC in favor


Move plugins out of ODIM-RA repositoryMove the plugin to repositories out of ODIM-RA to different repositories