System Administration Guide, Volume 1

How to Turn Off Power to All Devices

  1. Use the following table to determine which procedure to use for shutting down the system.

    If You Are Shutting Down a Server ... 

    If You Are Shutting Down a Standalone System ... 

    See "How to Shut Down a Server".

    See "How to Shut Down a Standalone System".

  2. Turn off power to all devices after the system is shutdown. If necessary, also unplug the power cables.

  3. After power can be restored, use the following steps to turn on the system and devices.

    1. Plug in the power cables.

    2. Turn on the monitor.

    3. Turn on disk drives, tape drives, and printers.

    4. Turn on the CPU.

      The system is brought to run level 3 after the CPU is turned on.