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Use this procedure to establish a serial connection to the ILOM SP so that you can perform initial configuration of ILOM.
Before You Begin
Perform the hardware setup as described in the hardware setup documentation.
Apply standby power to the server by connecting AC power to the system power supply. See Server Connections for the location of the power connectors.
Verify that your terminal, laptop, or terminal server is operational.
8N1: eight data bits, no parity, one stop bit
Disable hardware flow control (CTS/RTS)
Disable software flow control (XON/XOFF)
See Server Connections for the location of the RJ-45 SERIAL MGT port.
The SP eventually displays a login prompt, such as the following example:
In this example login prompt:
The string SUNSP is the same for all SPs.
0111AP0-0814YT06B4 is the product serial number by default. This value can also be the host name, which is assigned by the user or the DHCP server.
Once you have successfully logged in, the SP displays its default command prompt:
You can now run CLI commands to configure ILOM for the server’s user accounts, network settings, access lists, alerts, and so on. For detailed instructions on CLI commands, see the Sun Integrated Lights-Out Manager 3.0 CLI Procedures Guide.
Note - You can switch back to the SP CLI from the serial console by entering the Esc ( key sequence.