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Oracle® Server X6-2 Installation Guide

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Updated: October 2016
 
 

Powering the Host On and Off

Your server has three power modes (states): power off, standby power, and full power.

Power State
Description
Indicators
Action
Power off
The server is completely powered off when the AC power cords are disconnected.
All indicators are off.
The server is disconnected from all power sources.
Disconnect power cords to completely remove power.

Caution  -  Equipment damage. Do not disconnect power cords when system is in full power mode.

Standby power
When the server is in standby power mode, the service processor is powered on but the host is powered off.
The green system Power/OK indicator flashes slowly.
The green SP OK indicator is steady on.
If the server is completely powered off, plug in the power cords to apply standby power.
If the server is in full power mode, use Oracle ILOM or the Power button to remove host power.
You can power the host off gracefully, or immediately.

Caution  -  Data loss. To prevent data loss, prepare the operating system for shutdown before performing an immediate power off.

Full power
When you power on the host, the server enters full power mode.
In full power mode, the green system Power/OK indicator is steady on.
Use Oracle ILOM or the Power button to apply host power.

For instructions on powering the host off and on, see the following procedures: