The Sun Blade X6250 Server Module Embedded Lights Out Manager Administration Guide provides instructions for managing Sun servers using the Sun Blade X6250 server module’s service processor and the Embedded Lights Out Manager (ELOM).

How This Document Is Organized

Chapter 1 provides an overview of the ELOM, and indicates tasks and system management tasks.

Chapter 2 details the various ways to connect to and communicate with your server module.

Chapter 3 describes how to use the ELOM’s web GUI to monitor your server.

Chapter 4 provides information about using the browser interface to manage and maintain the server module.

Chapter 5 describes how to use the remote console through a browser.

Chapter 6 details an alternative method of managing your server using the command-line interface (CLI).

Chapter 7 describes how to use the Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI), independent of the operating system, to manage field replaceable units (FRUs) and monitor the health of your system.

Chapter 8 helps you understand the basics of the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP).

Appendix A gives you a quick reference to the commands you can use with Embedded Lights Out Manager.

Glossary provides definitions for a list of technical words and phrases.

Using UNIX Commands

This document might not contain information about basic UNIX® commands and procedures such as shutting down the system, booting the system, and configuring devices. Refer to the following for this information:

Typographic Conventions





The names of commands, files, and directories; onscreen computer output.

Edit your.login file.

Use ls -a to list all files.

% You have mail.


What you type, when contrasted with onscreen computer output.

% su



Book titles, new words or terms, words to be emphasized. Replace command-line variables with real names or values.

Read Chapter 6 in the User’s Guide.

These are called class options.

You must be a superuser to do this.

To delete a file, enter rm filename.

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