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Oracle® X7 Series Servers Administration Guide

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Updated: October 2019

Access the BIOS Setup Utility

  1. (Optional) Use the Oracle ILOM web interface to select BIOS as the next boot device.
    1. Log in to the Oracle ILOM web interface.

      For instructions, see Accessing Oracle ILOM.

    2. In the navigation pane, click Host Management → Host Console.
    3. In the Next Boot Device drop-down list, select BIOS.

      If you select BIOS from the list, next time you boot you do not have to press F2 to access the BIOS Setup Utility (Step 6 below).

    4. Click Save.
  2. Access the Oracle ILOM CLI using one of the following methods:

    The Oracle ILOM Login prompt appears.

  3. Type your Oracle ILOM user name and password.

    The default Oracle ILOM user name is root and the password is changeme.

    The Oracle ILOM CLI prompt (->) appears.

  4. Enter the start /HOST/console command.

    The host console prompt appears.

    Note -  To terminate the console session and return to Oracle ILOM, press the Esc key and the left parenthesis key (Shift+9).
  5. Reset the server.

    For instructions, see Controlling the Server Power State.

    Boot messages appear on the screen.

  6. When prompted, press the F2 function key (or CTRL + E on a serial keyboard) to access the BIOS Setup Utility.

    Note -  This step is not necessary if you selected BIOS as the next boot device using the Oracle ILOM web interface (Step 1 above).

    The BIOS Setup Utility Main menu appears.

    image:Screen shot of BIOS main screen.