The Oracle ILOM Preboot menu is a utility that can be used to fix problems with Oracle ILOM that cannot be fixed while it is running. It allows you to interrupt the Oracle ILOM boot process, configure settings, then continue booting Oracle ILOM.
Caution - Security Hazard. Depending on the configuration, use of the Preboot menu might cause security vulnerabilities for your hardware and software. For maximum security, restrict use of the Preboot menu to the physical location of the server. The check_physical_presence setting in Oracle ILOM should remain enabled (true). For more information about possible security vulnerabilities when using the Preboot menu, refer to your platform Security Guide.
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