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Oracle® X8 Series Servers Administration Guide

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Updated: October 2019

Access the Host Console Locally

This procedure connects to the host console locally using the SER MGT port on the server.

By default, the SER MGT port connects to the Oracle ILOM CLI. Once you are connected to Oracle ILOM, you can enter a command to temporarily access the host console.

Using Oracle ILOM, you can also configure the SER MGT port so that it connects to the host console by default. See Oracle Integrated Lights Out Manager (ILOM) 4.0 Documentation Library at https://www.oracle.com/goto/ilom/docs.

  1. Connect a terminal or a terminal emulator to the serial management (SER MGT) port.
  2. Set the terminal device to 9600 baud, 8 bit, no parity, 1 stop bit (9600/8-N-1).
  3. Press Enter on the terminal device.
  4. At the Oracle ILOM Login prompt, type your Oracle ILOM user name and password.

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

  5. At the Oracle ILOM CLI prompt (->), connect to the host console, and type start /HOST/console.

    The serial management port output is automatically routed to the server's host serial local console.

    Note -  To send a break to the host, press the Esc key and type uppercase B.
  6. To end the console session and return to the Oracle ILOM command line, press the Esc key and the left parenthesis key (Shift+9).

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