Run UEFI Diagnostics Using the Oracle ILOM CLI
Before You Begin
Log on to the Oracle ILOM CLI as root.
Verify that the host is in Standby power mode.
The Power/OK LED on the front panel is flashing.
The show /System command displays
power_state = Off.
Change the directory to /HOST/diag.
From the prompt, enter the set
mode=<level> command to choose
one of the following UEFI diagnostic modes:
Oracle ILOM 3.2.1 or 3.2.2 refer to it as the "state" instead of the
"mode". For example, on these systems, use the command set
For example, to run UEFI diagnostics tests in Enabled mode, enter:
To start the UEFI diagnostics, enter:
The server automatically boots and starts UEFI diagnostics tests. No more
action is necessary.
What happens now depends on what test you are running.
If you are running Enabled or Extended diagnostics, the tests run
automatically. See UEFI Diagnostics in Enabled
or Extended Mode.
If you are running Manual mode diagnostics, the system displays boot
messages, then it displays the following startup messages:
startup.nsh> echo -off
Moving to drive fs2:
Oracle Enterprise UEFI Diagnostics
type: fs2:\version.txt, Size 100
Last Changed Rev: 862
Last Changed Date: 2014-08-22 16:39:56 -0400 (Fri, 22 Aug 2014)
The boot process can take several minutes, and might include an
extra power cycle.
On systems with Oracle Server X4-4, X4-8, X5-4 and X5-8
equipped with Oracle ILOM 3.2.4 or newer, the UEFI GUI
To exit the UEFI GUI and start the UEFI shell, use the escape
See UEFI Diagnostics in Manual
For other systems, after the messages, the UEFI shell opens.
This shell is accessible from both the video interface (a
monitor or an Oracle ILOM remote console session) and the serial
If you ran UEFI diagnostics in Manual mode, return the mode to Disabled after
the tests have concluded. Enter:
set /host/diag/ mode=disabled