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.
% 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. ... ->
The status of the host determines the method used to get to OpenBoot.
-> show /HOST status
OpenBoot Running, go to Access the OpenBoot CLI (OpenBoot Running)
Solaris Running, go to Access the OpenBoot CLI (Solaris Running)
Powered Off, go to Access the OpenBoot CLI (Powered Off)
If the host status is reported as being in any running state, but the host is not responding, it might be hung, go to Access the OpenBoot CLI (Hung System)