Set a Lock Mode to Secure the Host Server Desktop
Oracle ILOM provides the option to lock the host server desktop
whenever a remote KVMS session disconnects. This feature ensures
that if a KVMS session user closes the session prior to logging
out of the host server desktop, subsequent KVMS session users will
be prompted to enter their user credentials to gain access to the
For a description of lock mode options, as well as instructions for configuring the lock mode
in Oracle ILOM, see the folllowing information:
Table 56 Configurable Host Server Lock Options
The Windows Lock Mode setting
is configurable for host servers running a Microsoft Windows operating
When the host Lock Mode property is set to Windows, Oracle
ILOM works in conjunction with the standard Windows keyboard shortcut
(Ctrl+Alt+Del K) for locking the Windows operating system desktop.
The Custom Lock Mode setting
is configurable for host servers running an Oracle Solaris operating
system, a Linux-based operating system, or a Microsoft Windows operating
system without using the Ctrl+Alt+Del K key sequence.
When the host Lock Mode property in Oracle ILOM is set to
Custom, Oracle ILOM supports the use of the following key sequences
to lock the desktop:
A custom key sequence
supported by Oracle Solaris or a Linux-based operating system. The
custom key sequence needs to be defined on the host operating system
prior to enabling the Custom Lock Mode setting in Oracle ILOM. For
instructions for creating a custom key sequence, refer to the operating
system vendor documentation.
A custom key sequence supported by Windows such
as the Windows Logo Key+L keyboard shortcut. The Custom Lock Mode
option in Oracle ILOM does not support the standard Windows keyboard
shortcut for locking the desktop (Ctrl+Alt+Del K).
When the host Lock Mode property is set
to Disabled (default), Oracle ILOM will not automatically lock the
host server desktop when a remote KVMS session ends.