Sun Enterprise 250 Server Owner's Guide

How to Power Off the System

Caution - Caution -

Before turning off system power, halt the operating system as described below. Failure to halt the operating system properly can result in loss of disk drive data.

What to Do

  1. Notify users that the system will be powered down.

  2. Back up the system files and data, if necessary.

  3. Halt the operating system using the appropriate commands.

    Refer to the Solaris Handbook for SMCC Peripherals that corresponds to your operating system.

  4. Wait for the system halt messages and the ok prompt.

  5. Turn the keyswitch on the front panel of the system to the Standby position, which is fully counterclockwise.

    Figure 4-1