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Oracle® OpenBoot 4.x Administration Guide

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Updated: June 2020

Identify a Method to Get to the OpenBoot CLI

There are many ways to access the OpenBoot CLI, and the method you use is based on the state of the virtual machine. This procedure guides you through the process of determining the state, and directs you to the most appropriate method to reach the OpenBoot ok prompt.

Note -  The Oracle ILOM CLI examples in this section are for a single PDomain system. For multiple domain systems, replace /HOST with /HOSTx, where x is the PDomain number.
  1. Open an SSH session and connect to Oracle ILOM.

    Note -  For more information about Oracle ILOM, refer to the documentation library that corresponds with your version of Oracle ILOM: https://docs.oracle.com/cd/F24624_01/index.html#ilom

    For example:

    % ssh root@SP_IP_Address_or_Hostname
    Password: password (nothing displayed as you type)
    Oracle(R) Integrated Lights Out Manager
    Version 3.3.x.x
    Copyright (c) 2017, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
  2. Get the status of the host.

    The status of the host determines the method used to get to OpenBoot.

    For example:

    -> show /HOST status
  3. Based on the host status, perform one of these tasks: