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Integrated Lights Out Manager (ILOM) Administration Guide

For ILOM 1.0




1. ILOM and System Management Overview

1.1 Introduction

1.1.1 Common Tasks That You Can Perform With ILOM

1.1.2 ILOM Default Settings

1.2 About Sun N1TM System Manager

2. ILOM Initial Setup

2.1 Connecting to the ILOM Using a Serial Connection

2.2 Connecting to the ILOM Using an Ethernet Connection

2.2.1 Configure the IP Address Using BIOS Setup Utility

2.2.2 Configuring the ILOM to use DHCP

2.2.3 Configuring the ILOM to Use a Static IP Address Obtain the ILOM IP Address Configuring a Static IP Address Using CLI and a Serial Connection Configuring a Static IP Address Using CLI and Ethernet Configuring a Static IP Address Using the WebGUI

3. Using the Command Line Interface

3.1 Logging In To and Out Of CLI

3.2 Using CLI Commands

3.2.1 CLI Namespace

3.2.2 Privilege Levels

3.2.3 CLI Command Syntax Command Verbs Command Options Command Targets Command Properties

3.3 Managing Access to ILOM

3.3.1 Displaying Access Settings

3.3.2 Configuring Access Settings Syntax Targets, Properties, and Values Examples

3.4 Managing the Host

3.4.1 Managing the Host State

3.4.2 Managing the Host Console

3.4.3 Viewing Host Sensors

3.5 Managing ILOM Network Settings

3.5.1 Displaying Network Settings

3.5.2 Configuring Network Settings Syntax Targets, Properties, and Values

3.6 Managing ILOM Serial Port Settings

3.6.1 Displaying Serial Port Settings

3.6.2 Configuring Serial Port Settings Syntax Targets, Properties, and Values

3.7 Managing User Accounts

3.7.1 Adding a User Account

3.7.2 Deleting a User Account

3.7.3 Displaying User Accounts

3.7.4 Configuring User Accounts Syntax Targets, Properties, and Values

3.8 Managing ILOM Alerts

3.8.1 Displaying Alerts

3.8.2 Configuring Alerts Syntax Targets, Properties, and Values

3.9 Managing Clock Settings

3.9.1 Displaying Clock Settings

3.9.2 Configuring the Clock to Use NTP Servers Syntax Targets, Properties, and Values

3.10 Displaying ILOM Information

3.10.1 Displaying Version Information

3.10.2 Displaying Available Targets

3.11 Updating the ILOM Firmware

4. Using the WebGUI

4.1 Overview of WebGUI Requirements, Users, Tasks and Features

4.1.1 Browser and Software Requirements

4.1.2 Users and Privileges

4.1.3 WebGUI Tasks

4.1.4 WebGUI Features

4.2 Logging In and Out of the WebGUI

5. System Monitoring and Maintenance Using the WebGUI

5.1 Upgrading the ILOM Firmware

5.2 Resetting the ILOM

5.3 Resetting the ILOM and BIOS Passwords

5.4 Viewing Replaceable Component Information

5.5 Viewing Temperature, Voltage, and Fan Sensor Readings

5.6 Viewing Alert Destinations and Configuring Alerts

5.6.1 Viewing Alert Destinations

5.6.2 Configuring an Alert

5.6.3 Sending a Test Alert

5.7 Viewing and Clearing the System Event Log

5.7.1 Interpreting the System Event Log (SEL) Time Stamps

5.8 Enabling SNMP Settings and Viewing SNMP Users

5.8.1 Configuring SNMP Settings

5.8.2 Adding, Editing and Deleting SNMP Communities

5.8.3 Adding, Modifying and Deleting SNMP Users

5.9 Controlling the Server Locator Indicator

5.10 Viewing ILOM Hardware, Firmware, and IPMI Versions

5.11 Viewing Active Connections to the ILOM

6. System Configuration Using the WebGUI

6.1 Setting the ILOM Session Time-Out Period

6.2 Configuring the ILOM Serial Port

6.3 Setting the ILOM Clock

6.3.1 Setting the ILOM Clock Manually

6.3.2 Synchronizing the ILOM Clock with an NTP Server:

6.3.3 Interpreting ILOM Clock Settings

6.4 Configuring Network Settings

6.5 Uploading a New SSL Certificate

6.6 Enabling HTTP or HTTPS Web Access

7. Managing Users Using the WebGUI

7.1 Managing User Accounts

7.1.1 Adding User Roles and Setting Privileges

7.1.2 Modifying an ILOM User Account

7.1.3 Deleting a User Account

7.2 Viewing and Modifying Lightweight Directory Access Protocol Settings

8. Using The Remote Console Application

8.1 About the Remote Console Application

8.1.1 Installation Requirements

8.1.2 CD and Diskette Redirection Operational Model

8.2 Starting the Remote Console Application

8.3 Redirecting Keyboard, Video, Mouse, or Storage Devices

8.3.1 Redirecting Keyboard and Mouse Devices

8.3.2 Redirecting Storage Devices

8.4 Controlling Power to the Host Server

9. Using Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI)

9.1 About IPMI

9.1.1 IPMItool

9.2 Supported IPMI 2.0 Commands

10. Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)

10.0.1 How LDAP Servers Organize Directories

10.0.2 How LDAP Clients and Servers Work

10.1 Configuring LDAP

10.1.1 Configuring LDAP Server

10.1.2 Configure ILOM Using the CLI Using the WebGUI

11. Using Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)

11.1 About SNMP

11.1.1 How SNMP Works

11.2 SNMP Management Information Base (MIB) Files

11.3 MIBs Integration

11.4 About SNMP Messages

11.5 About ILOM and SNMP

11.5.1 Integrating the MIBs

11.5.2 Adding Your Server to Your SNMP Environment

11.5.3 Configuring Receipt of SNMP Traps

11.6 Managing SNMP User Accounts

11.6.1 Adding a User Account

11.6.2 Deleting a User Account

11.6.3 Configuring User Accounts Syntax Targets, Properties, and Values Examples

A. Command Line Interface Reference

A.1 CLI Command Quick Reference

A.2 CLI Command Reference

A.2.1 Using the cd Command

A.2.2 Using the create Command

A.2.3 Using the delete Command

A.2.4 Using the exit Command

A.2.5 Using the help Command

A.2.6 Using the load Command

A.2.7 Using the reset Command

A.2.8 Using the set Command

A.2.9 Using the show Command

A.2.10 Using the start Command

A.2.11 Using the stop Command

A.2.12 Using the version Command