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Securing Systems and Attached Devices in Oracle® Solaris 11.4

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Updated: November 2020

Using ILOM to Prevent Access to USB Ports

Oracle ILOM is a system management firmware that is preinstalled on some SPARC platforms, such as the T7 platform. Oracle ILOM enables you to actively manage and monitor components installed in your server.

Note - The following procedure is not fully supported on all platforms. Check your platform manual to determine whether this option is available.

How to Disable USB Ports by Using ILOM

Before You Begin

This task uses Oracle ILOM tools. You must be able to access the ILOM in order to use this procedure. For further information, see the Oracle® Integrated Lights Out Manager Documentation Library.

  1. In ILOM, set the USB control to a disabled state.
    ->set /SYS/MB/USB_CTRL requested_config_state=Disabled
  2. To make the setting take effect, initiate a DC power cycle.
    ->stop /SYS
    ->start /SYS