Patents by Inventor Chandrasekhar Mugunda

Chandrasekhar Mugunda has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20210367974
    Abstract: A system for data processing, comprising a management controller operating on a processor and configured to load and execute one or more algorithms that provide the function of transmitting a request to a managed device using a Security Protocol and Data Model (SPDM) protocol and to receive a response from the managed device. A system management bus and security policy system operating on the processor is configured to execute one or more algorithms to process the response from the managed device to apply an SPDM security policy to the response.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 20, 2020
    Publication date: November 25, 2021
    Applicant: DELL PRODUCTS L.P.
    Inventors: Viswanath Ponnuru, Rama Rao Bisa, Chandrashekar Nelogal, Chandrasekhar Mugunda, Lee Eric Ballard
  • Publication number: 20210286629
    Abstract: An information handling system may include a management controller configured to provide out-of-band management of the information handling system; and a basic input/output system (BIOS) configured to initialize information handling resources of the information handling system. The management controller may be configured to: receive a user indication of a desired workload for the information handling system, wherein the desired workload corresponds to a desired BIOS profile that comprises a plurality of settings for BIOS parameters; and cause the BIOS to erase a current BIOS profile and apply the desired BIOS profile.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 10, 2020
    Publication date: September 16, 2021
    Applicant: Dell Products L.P.
    Inventors: Chandrasekhar MUGUNDA, Sruthi Reddy MOTHUKUPALLY, Shyamu SAJJA
  • Publication number: 20210286627
    Abstract: An information handling system may include a management controller configured to provide out-of-band management of the information handling system. The management controller may be configured to: receive a user indication of a desired interface; and set a target readiness level based on the user indication. Upon a subsequent boot of the management controller, the target readiness level may be configured to cause the management controller to prioritize initialization of the desired interface such that the desired interface is made ready prior to a different, non-desired interface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 10, 2020
    Publication date: September 16, 2021
    Applicant: Dell Products L.P.
    Inventors: Chandrasekhar MUGUNDA, Prashanth GIRI
  • Publication number: 20210289000
    Abstract: An information handling system may include a host system and a management controller configured to provide out-of-band management of the information handling system. The management controller may be configured to: receive, via a management bus of the management controller, a user login request for access to a first user account associated with the management controller; determine a second user account corresponding to the first user account, wherein the second user account is associated with a security policy; and provide the user access to the management controller via the first user account, wherein a privilege level of the provided access is based on a set of privileges associated with the second account.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 10, 2020
    Publication date: September 16, 2021
    Applicant: Dell Products L.P.
    Inventors: Chandrasekhar MUGUNDA, Prashanth GIRI
  • Publication number: 20210279046
    Abstract: An information handling system may include an information handling resource, and a management controller configured to provide out-of-band management of the information handling system and coupled to the information handling resource via a communications bus. The management controller may be configured to cause the information handling resource to update a firmware thereof by transmitting a plurality of datagrams to the information handling resource via the communications bus, wherein the plurality of datagrams includes: a pilot datagram comprising a first header that includes information regarding an update payload, wherein the pilot datagram is configured to trigger an update handler of the information handling resource; and one or more subsequent datagrams comprising second headers and respective portions of the update payload, wherein the update handler is configured to update the firmware based on the update payload.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2020
    Publication date: September 9, 2021
    Applicant: Dell Products L.P.
    Inventors: Chandrasekhar MUGUNDA, Yogesh Prabhakar KULKARNI, Sruthi Reddy MOTHUKUPALLY, Rui AN, Akshata Sheshagiri NAIK
  • Patent number: 11023163
    Abstract: In accordance with embodiments of the present disclosure, an information handling system may include a host system comprising a host system processor and a device coupled to the host system processor, and may also comprise a management controller communicatively coupled to the host system processor and configured to provide management of the information handling system and provide a plurality of management interfaces wherein each management interface has configurable properties and the management interfaces are capable of simultaneous usage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 1, 2021
    Assignee: Dell Products L.P.
    Inventors: Chandrasekhar Mugunda, Sruthi Reddy Mothukupally, Yogesh P. Kulkarni, Syamu Sajja, Srinivasa Rao Nagalla, Venkatesh Ramamoorthy
  • Patent number: 11005726
    Abstract: In accordance with embodiments of the present disclosure, an information handling system may include a host system and a management controller communicatively coupled to the host system processor. The host system may include a host system processor and a device coupled to the host system processor. The management controller may be configured to provide management of the information handling system, provide a plurality of management interfaces, and provide a user interface for configuring a respective network interface affinity for each management interface to system management features supported by the management controller.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: Dell Products L.P.
    Inventors: Chandrasekhar Mugunda, Sruthi Reddy Mothukupally, Yogesh P. Kulkarni, Akkiah Choudary Maddukuri
  • Patent number: 10877553
    Abstract: A system may include a rack, a rack manager, and a block controller. The rack manager may be configured to communicatively couple to each of respective baseboard management controllers of information handling systems of the rack and also configured to manage power consumption by information handling resources housed in the rack. The block controller may be configured to monitor and report information regarding power consumption by the plurality of storage resources to the at least one of the baseboard management controllers, the at least one of the baseboard management controllers may be configured to communicate the information regarding power consumption by the plurality of storage resources to the rack manager, and the rack manager may be configured to manage power consumption by information handling resources housed in the rack based on the information regarding power consumption by the plurality of storage resources.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: Dell Products L.P.
    Inventors: Chandrasekhar Mugunda, Yogesh P. Kulkarni, Balaji Bapu Gururaja Rao, Rui An
  • Patent number: 10761548
    Abstract: A method for use in an information handling system comprising a processor, an information handling resource communicatively coupled to the processor, the information handling resource including a controller and a temperature sensor for sensing a temperature associated with the information handling resource, and a management controller communicatively coupled to the processor and the information handling resource, and having stored thereon a program of instructions configured to perform thermal management of the information handling system, may be provided. The method may include periodically communicating information indicative of the temperature from the information handling resource to the management controller, storing by the management controller the information indicative of the temperature in a data record associated with the temperature sensor, and based on information stored in the data record, performing by the program of instructions closed-loop thermal management of the information handling system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: Dell Products L.P.
    Inventors: Chandrasekhar Mugunda, Yogesh P. Kulkarni, Sruthi Reddy Mothukupally, Larry Liangzhong Wang
  • Patent number: 10725511
    Abstract: A method may include identifying a respective location of a particular information handling resource within an information handling system, based on the respective location, reading an entry from a thermal table comprising thermal parameters for thermal management of one or more information handling resources of the information handling system based on respective locations of the one or more information handling resources within the information handling system, and applying at least one thermal parameter from the entry for thermal management of the particular information handling resource.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: Dell Products L.P.
    Inventors: Chandrasekhar Mugunda, Yogesh P. Kulkarni, Sruthi Reddy Mothukupally, Srinivasa Rao Nagalla
  • Publication number: 20200021501
    Abstract: In accordance with embodiments of the present disclosure, an information handling system may include a host system and a management controller communicatively coupled to the host system processor. The host system may include a host system processor and a device coupled to the host system processor. The management controller may be configured to provide management of the information handling system, provide a plurality of management interfaces, and provide a user interface for configuring a respective network interface affinity for each management interface to system management features supported by the management controller.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 16, 2018
    Publication date: January 16, 2020
    Applicant: Dell Products L.P.
    Inventors: Chandrasekhar MUGUNDA, Sruthi Reddy MOTHUKUPALLY, Yogesh P. KULKARNI, Akkiah Choudary MADDUKURI
  • Patent number: 10534728
    Abstract: A method may include, in an information handling system comprising a processor and a management controller communicatively coupled to the processor and configured to provide management of the information handling system, executing by the management controller a management application for management of one or more storage resources of the information handling system, determining by the management controller whether one or more processor-attached storage resources are present in the information handling system, wherein the one or more processor-attached storage resources are coupled to the processor by other than a backplane of the information handling system, and responsive to determining that one or more processor-attached storage resources are present, executing by the management controller an adaptable virtual backplane that emulates a physical backplane to the management application as if the physical backplane were interfaced between the management application and the processor-attached storage resources.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2020
    Assignee: Dell Products L.P.
    Inventors: Chandrasekhar Mugunda, Yogesh P. Kulkarni, Balaji Bapu Gururaja Rao, Shivabasava Karibasa Komaranalli, Robert R. Leyendecker
  • Publication number: 20190324684
    Abstract: In accordance with embodiments of the present disclosure, an information handling system may include a host system comprising a host system processor and a device coupled to the host system processor, and may also comprise a management controller communicatively coupled to the host system processor and configured to provide management of the information handling system and provide a plurality of management interfaces wherein each management interface has configurable properties and the management interfaces are capable of simultaneous usage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 18, 2018
    Publication date: October 24, 2019
    Applicant: Dell Products L.P.
    Inventors: Chandrasekhar MUGUNDA, Sruthi Reddy MOTHUKUPALLY, Yogesh P. KULKARNI, Syamu SAJJA, Srinivasa Rao NAGALLA, Venkatesh RAMAMOORTHY
  • Publication number: 20190317592
    Abstract: A system may include a rack, a rack manager, and a block controller. The rack manager may be configured to communicatively couple to each of respective baseboard management controllers of information handling systems of the rack and also configured to manage power consumption by information handling resources housed in the rack. The block controller may be configured to monitor and report information regarding power consumption by the plurality of storage resources to the at least one of the baseboard management controllers, the at least one of the baseboard management controllers may be configured to communicate the information regarding power consumption by the plurality of storage resources to the rack manager, and the rack manager may be configured to manage power consumption by information handling resources housed in the rack based on the information regarding power consumption by the plurality of storage resources.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 13, 2018
    Publication date: October 17, 2019
    Applicant: Dell Products L.P.
    Inventors: Chandrasekhar MUGUNDA, Yogesh P. KULKARNI, Balaji Bapu Gururaja RAO, Rui AN
  • Publication number: 20190310951
    Abstract: A method may include, in an information handling system comprising a processor and a management controller communicatively coupled to the processor and configured to provide management of the information handling system, executing by the management controller a management application for management of one or more storage resources of the information handling system, determining by the management controller whether one or more processor-attached storage resources are present in the information handling system, wherein the one or more processor-attached storage resources are coupled to the processor by other than a backplane of the information handling system, and responsive to determining that one or more processor-attached storage resources are present, executing by the management controller an adaptable virtual backplane that emulates a physical backplane to the management application as if the physical backplane were interfaced between the management application and the processor-attached storage resources.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 5, 2018
    Publication date: October 10, 2019
    Applicant: Dell Products L.P.
    Inventors: Chandrasekhar MUGUNDA, Yogesh P. KULKARNI, Balaji Bapu Gururaja RAO, Shivabasava Karibasa KOMARANALLI, Robert R. LEYENDECKER
  • Publication number: 20190310693
    Abstract: A method may include identifying a respective location of a particular information handling resource within an information handling system, based on the respective location, reading an entry from a thermal table comprising thermal parameters for thermal management of one or more information handling resources of the information handling system based on respective locations of the one or more information handling resources within the information handling system, and applying at least one thermal parameter from the entry for thermal management of the particular information handling resource.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 4, 2018
    Publication date: October 10, 2019
    Applicant: Dell Products L.P.
    Inventors: Chandrasekhar MUGUNDA, Yogesh P. KULKARNI, Sruthi Reddy MOTHUKUPALLY, Srinivasa Rao NAGALLA
  • Publication number: 20190310666
    Abstract: A method for use in an information handling system comprising a processor, an information handling resource communicatively coupled to the processor, the information handling resource including a controller and a temperature sensor for sensing a temperature associated with the information handling resource, and a management controller communicatively coupled to the processor and the information handling resource, and having stored thereon a program of instructions configured to perform thermal management of the information handling system, may be provided. The method may include periodically communicating information indicative of the temperature from the information handling resource to the management controller, storing by the management controller the information indicative of the temperature in a data record associated with the temperature sensor, and based on information stored in the data record, performing by the program of instructions closed-loop thermal management of the information handling system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 4, 2018
    Publication date: October 10, 2019
    Applicant: Dell Products L.P.
    Inventors: Chandrasekhar MUGUNDA, Yogesh P. KULKARNI, Sruthi Reddy MOTHUKUPALLY, Larry Liangzhong WANG
  • Patent number: 10097416
    Abstract: A system includes a processor of a first controller of an information handling system. The processor is operable to determine that a change has occurred in a first group, the first group comprising a plurality of nodes governed by a group policy, and in response to determining that a change has occurred in the first group, identify one or more of the plurality of nodes to notify, wherein the one or more nodes are identified based on subscription information stored in a data structure. The processor is further operable to broadcast, by the controller, a notification to each the identified nodes, the notification including information about the change in the first group, and wherein one or more of the identified nodes updates itself based on information included in the change notification and on content of the group policy.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 9, 2018
    Assignee: Dell Products L.P.
    Inventors: Santosh Kumar Bidaralli, Lokesh Krishna Bangera, Chandrasekhar Mugunda, Yogesh Prabhakar Kulkarni
  • Publication number: 20170353356
    Abstract: A system includes a processor of a first controller of an information handling system. The processor is operable to determine that a change has occurred in a first group, the first group comprising a plurality of nodes governed by a group policy, and in response to determining that a change has occurred in the first group, identify one or more of the plurality of nodes to notify, wherein the one or more nodes are identified based on subscription information stored in a data structure. The processor is further operable to broadcast, by the controller, a notification to each the identified nodes, the notification including information about the change in the first group, and wherein one or more of the identified nodes updates itself based on information included in the change notification and on content of the group policy.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 24, 2017
    Publication date: December 7, 2017
    Inventors: Santosh Kumar Bidaralli, Lokesh Krishna Bangera, Chandrasekhar Mugunda, Yogesh Prabhakar Kulkarni
  • Patent number: 9806952
    Abstract: A system includes a processor of a first node, which is one of a plurality of nodes governed by a group policy. The processor is operable to transmit, using an interface, a first request to receive information associated with the plurality of nodes and receive, using the interface, sets of configuration information associated with the plurality of nodes after a change has occurred regarding the plurality of nodes. The processor is further operable to compare the sets of configuration information associated with the plurality of nodes to the configuration information associated with the first node and determine a difference. In response, the processor is operable to determine, based on the group policy, to configure the first node. The processor is additionally operable to determine a second node that stores a set of files to configure the first node and configure the first node using the set of files.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 31, 2017
    Assignee: Dell Products L.P.
    Inventors: Santosh Kumar Bidaralli, Lokesh Krishna Bangera, Chandrasekhar Mugunda, Yogesh Prabhakar Kulkarni