Access config from within bios under Advanced > IPMI
By default the Linux root password can be used in the ILOM
Set system name: System Information > Identification Information
Usage is via 'cding' to various components. /SP is 'service processor' - aka the ilom itself. /SYS is the server itself.
Check for POST faults
show /SYS/faultmgmt -level all
-> show /SYS_name = /SYS /SYS ........ Properties:nsole type = Host Systemtart /SP/console (y/n)? y ipmi_name = /SYS product_name = SUN FIRE X4270 M2 SERVER product_part_number = 30056980+1+1 product_serial_number = 1137FMM0DG product_manufacturer = ORACLE CORPORATION fault_state = OK clear_fault_action = (none) power_state = On
Power cycle system
stop /SYS start /SYS
start -script /SYS stop -script /SYS
Serial console output
Useful for verifying that server is coning up.