Before You Begin
Complete the following tasks:
Confirm that you have completed the installation of the server in its rack. See Installing the Server.
Attach the cable management assembly. See Install the CMA.
Connect a terminal or terminal emulator to the SER MGT port. See Connect a Terminal or Emulator to the SER MGT Port.
After the initial configuration of the server using the SER MGT port, communication with the SP and host is usually performed through this Ethernet interface.
Note - Only two power connections are required for operation. Use four power connections and two separate circuits for redundancy.
After a few minutes, the SP login prompt appears on the terminal device. The host is not initialized or powered on yet.
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX login: root Password: changeme . . . ->
After a brief delay, the Oracle ILOM prompt is displayed (->).
Note - To enable first-time login and access to Oracle ILOM, a default Administrator account and its password are provided with the system. To build a secure environment, you must change the default password (changeme) for the default Administrator account (root) after your initial login to Oracle ILOM. If this default Administrator account has been changed, contact your system administrator for an Oracle ILOM user account with Administrator privileges.
For more information about the administration tasks such as changing passwords, adding accounts, and setting account privileges, refer to the Oracle ILOM documentation.
Note - By default, the SP is configured to use DHCP to obtain an IP address. If you plan to assign a static IP address to the SP, seeAssign a Static IP Address to the NET MGT Port for more instructions.
After a brief delay, the SP prompt is displayed (->). At this point, there are many commands you can perform using the ILOM interface.
-> start /SP/console Are you sure you want to start /SP/console (y/n)? y Serial console started. To stop, type #. . . .
After you start the SP console, the server initialization takes approximately 20 minutes to complete. This terminal device displays all SP console messages during intial boot.
-> start /SYS Are you sure you want to start /SYS (y/n)? y
This terminal device displays all system console messages during initial boot.
You will be prompted to confirm the configuration several times, enabling confirmation and changes. If you are not sure how to respond to a particular value, you can accept the default, and make future changes when the Oracle Solaris OS is running. See Oracle Solaris OS Configuration Parameters for a description of the Oracle Solaris OS parameters you must provide during initial configuration.
There are many commands you can use to verify the functionality of the server. The following list describes a few of them:
Review the Oracle Solaris OS man pages and documentation for more details.