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Oracle® ILOM Administrator's Guide for Configuration and Maintenance Firmware Release 3.2.x

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Updated: April 2018
 
 

Create or Update a Banner Message

  1. To specify the type of banner that you want to create or update, perform the applicable Web or CLI step:
    • Web: Click Update under either the Connect or Login message text box.

      The Edit Banner Message dialog appears.

    • CLI: Type the following command string:

      cd /[SP | CMM]/preferences/banner/[connect | login]

      where:

      • SP = Server SP management

      • CMM = Chassis management (Chassis Monitoring Module)

      • connect = Pre-login message

      • login = Post-login message

  2. To specify the banner message, perform the applicable Web or CLI steps.
    • Web: In the Edit Banner Message dialog, perform one of the following actions.
      • To paste or type a message in the Data text box, select Paste from the Transfer Method box, enter the text into the Data text box, and then click Save.
      • To upload content from a file, select a protocol from the Transfer Method box, fill in the appropriate Transfer Method text boxes, and then click Save.

        For a description of each file transfer protocol, see Supported File Transfer Methods.

    • CLI: To paste, upload, or type a message, perform one of the following:
      • To paste a message from a target location:
        1. Type the following command string

          load -source console


          Note -  Setting the message via console only supports 1000 characters.
        2. Paste the message below the command string that was typed in Step 2a.
        3. Press one of the following key-combinations:
          • Ctrl-Z — To save and process the changes.

            A Load Successful confirmation message appears.

          • Ctrl-C —To exit and discard the changes.
      • To manually enter message content, type the following command string:

        set message=[message content]

      • To upload message content by using a file transfer protocol, type the following command string:

        load -source URI [file transfer protocol]://[username:password@ipaddress_or_hostname]/[file-path]/[filename]

        where:

        • file transfer method = tftp | ftp | sftp | scp | http | https

          For a description of each file transfer protocol, see Supported File Transfer Methods.

        • username = The name of the user account for the chosen transfer method server. A username is required for scp, sftp, and ftp. A username is not required for tftp, and it is optional for http and https.

        • password = The user account password for the chosen transfer method server. A password is required for scp, sftp, and ftp. A password is not used for tftp, and it is optional for http and https.

        • ipaddress_or_hostname = Type the IP address or the host name for the chosen transfer method server.

        • filepath = Type the file location on the transfer method server.

        • filename = Type the name assigned to the file, for example: foo.xml