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Oracle® X5 Series Servers Administration Guide

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Updated: September 2017

Modify Service Processor Network Settings (BIOS)

Use this optional procedure to modify the default Oracle ILOM network settings.

  • For IPv4 network environments, the IP Discovery Mode property is set to DHCP by default.

  • For IPv6 network environments, the Autoconfig property is set to Stateless by default.

  1. Access the BIOS Setup Utility.

    For instructions, see Accessing the BIOS Setup Utility.

  2. Navigate to the Advanced menu.
  3. Select BMC Network Configuration.

    The BMC Network Configuration screen appears.

  4. To configure an IPv4 environment, perform the following steps in the IPv4 portion of the screen:
    1. In the IPv4 IP Assignment field, select Dynamic or Static IP addressing.
      image:Picture of SP network address screen in BIOS                                         setup.
    2. If you selected Static IP addressing, specify an IPv4 Address, IPv4 Subnet Mask, and IPv4 Default Gateway.
    3. Select Commit.
  5. To configure an IPv6 environment, perform the following steps in the IPv6 portion of the screen:
    1. In the IPv6 State field, select Enabled.
    2. In the Auto IPv6 Configuration, select an auto-configuration option.
      image:This image shows how to configure an IPv6 network                                         environment in the BIOS Advanced BMC Network                                         screen.
    3. If you selected Disabled in the Auto IPv6 Configuration field, specify a Static IPv6 Address.
    4. Select Commit.
  6. Press the F10 function key to save your changes and exit the BIOS Setup Utility.