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Oracle® X4 Series Servers Administration Guide

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Updated: April 2016

Configure SP Network Address (BIOS)

image:Icon for BIOS

Use this procedure to modify the network settings for the server SP using the BIOS Setup Utility.

  1. Access the BIOS Setup Utility.
    1. Boot the system.

      Boot messages scroll across the console screen.

    2. Press the F2 key (or Ctrl +E from a serial terminal) continuously.

      The BIOS Setup Utility main screen appears.

  2. Navigate to the Advanced menu.
  3. Select BMC Network.
  4. Select Dynamic or Static.
  5. Select IPv4 or IPv6.

    The screen expands to show the IPv4 or IPv6 address settings.

    Some selections are grayed out if (for example) you chose Dynamic IP assignment.

    • If you selected IPv4:
      1. Select Dynamic or Static IP addressing.
      2. If you selected Static IP addressing, specify an IPv4 Address, IPv4 Subnet Mask, and IPv4 Default Gateway.
    • If you selected IPv6:
      1. In the IPv6 State field, select Enabled.
      2. In the Auto IPv6 Configuration, select an auto-configuration option.
      3. If you selected Disabled in the Auto IPv6 Configuration field, specify a Static IPv6 Address.
  6. To make the changes to the latest values, select Commit.
  7. To save the changes and exit the BIOS Setup Utility, press F10.

See Also

Configure SP DNS (Oracle System Assistant)