For details, see Connecting to the ILOM SP for the First Time.
For more information, see Power On the Server for the First Time.
On a serial console running the Solaris OS:
Type the appropriate command to start a terminal session. For example, you can start a terminal session on a Solaris console by typing:
$ tip -9600 /dev/ttya
On a client running Windows:
Open the appropriate program to start a terminal session. For example, you can start a terminal session on a Windows console by selecting:
Start -> Programs -> Accessories -> Communications -> Hyperterminal
On a client running Linux:
Type the appropriate command to start a terminal session. For example, to start a terminal session on a Linux console, you could launch Minicom.
Minicom is a text-based serial communication program that is included in the Linux distributions. For more information, see the man pages included in the Linux distribution.
The following login prompt displays:
The ILOM SP displays the default command prompt, indicating that you have successfully logged in:
-> show /SP/serial/host /SP/serial/host Targets: Properties: commitpending = (Cannot show property) pendingspeed = 9600 speed = 9600 Commands: cd show
Note - If the speed is anything other than 9600, change it using this command: -> set /SP/serial/host pendingspeed=9600 commitpending=true
-> start /SYS Are you sure you want to start /SYS (y/n)? y -> start /SP/console Are you sure you want to start /SP/CONSOLE (y/n)? y Serial console started. To stop, type #. . . .
Only accounts with Administrator privileges are enabled to configure the SP. Refer to the ILOM 3.0 documentation for more information.
The displayed screens will vary, depending on the method that you chose for assigning network information to the server (DHCP or static IP address).
When configuring the Solaris OS, you will be prompted for configuration parameters. See Solaris OS Configuration Parameters for a list of these parameters.
Note - To identify the MAC address for a server or other chassis components, see the Customer Information Sheet (shipped with the component), or inspect the printed MAC address label attached to the server or chassis component.
After you have entered the system configuration information, the server completes the boot process and displays the Solaris login prompt.
There are many command you can use to verify the functionality of the system. A few of these commands include:
Refer to the command man pages and the Solaris documentation for more information about these and other Solaris commands.