Cisco UCS C-Series Servers Integrated Management Controller CLI Configuration Guide, Release 1.1(1)
Managing the Server
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Managing the Server

Managing the Server

This chapter includes the following sections:

Toggling the Locator LED

Before You Begin

You must have user privileges for all power control operations including this operation.


Procedure
  Command or Action Purpose
Step 1 Server# scope chassis  

Enters chassis command mode.

 
Step 2 Server /chassis # set locator-led {on | off} 

Enables or disables the chassis locator LED.

 
Step 3 Server /chassis # commit  

Commits the transaction to the system configuration.

 

This example disables the chassis locator LED and commits the transaction:

Server# scope chassis
Server /chassis # set locator-led off
Server /chassis *# commit

Server /chassis #  

Resetting the Server Boot Order


Note


Do not change the boot order while the host is performing BIOS power-on self test (POST).


Procedure
  Command or Action Purpose
Step 1 Server# scope bios  

Enters bios command mode.

 
Step 2 Server /bios # set boot-order device1[,device2[,device3 [,device4[,device5]]]]  

Specifies the boot device options and order. You can select one or more of the following:


  • cdrom—Bootable CD-ROM

  • fdd—Floppy disk drive

  • hdd—Hard disk drive

  • pxe—PXE boot

  • efi—Extensible Firmware Interface

 
Step 3 Server /bios # commit  

Commits the transaction to the system configuration.

 

The new boot order will be used on the next BIOS boot.

This example sets the boot order and commits the transaction:

Server# scope bios
Server /bios # set boot-order hdd,cdrom,fdd,pxe,efi
Server /bios *# commit
Server /bios #  show detail
BIOS:
    Boot Order: HDD,CDROM,FDD,PXE,EFI

Server /bios #  

Powering On the Server


Note


If the server was powered off other than through the CIMC, the server will not become active immediately when powered on. In this case, the server will enter standby mode until the CIMC completes initialization.


Procedure
  Command or Action Purpose
Step 1 Server# scope chassis  

Enters chassis command mode.

 
Step 2 Server /chassis # power on 

Turns on the server.

 

This example turns on the server:

Server# scope chassis
Server /chassis # power on
This operation will change the server's power state.
Continue?[y|N]y

Server /chassis # show
Power Serial Number Product Name  UUID                                 
----- ------------- ------------- ------------------------------------ 
on    Not Specified Not Specified 208F0100020F000000BEA80000DEAD00     

Powering Off the Server

Procedure
  Command or Action Purpose
Step 1 Server# scope chassis  

Enters chassis command mode.

 
Step 2 Server /chassis # power off 

Turns off the server.

 

This example turns off the server:

Server# scope chassis
Server /chassis # power off
This operation will change the server's power state.
Continue?[y|N]y

Server /chassis # show
Power Serial Number Product Name  UUID                                 
----- ------------- ------------- ------------------------------------ 
off   Not Specified Not Specified 208F0100020F000000BEA80000DEAD00   
  

Power Cycling the Server

Procedure
  Command or Action Purpose
Step 1 Server# scope chassis  

Enters chassis command mode.

 
Step 2 Server /chassis # power cycle 

Power cycles the server.

 

This example power cycles the server:

Server# scope chassis
Server /chassis # power cycle

Resetting the Server

Procedure
  Command or Action Purpose
Step 1 Server# scope chassis  

Enters chassis command mode.

 
Step 2 Server /chassis # power hard-reset 

After a prompt to confirm, resets the server.

 

This example resets the server:

Server# scope chassis
Server /chassis # power hard-reset
This operation will change the server's power state.
Continue?[y|N]

Shutting Down the Server

Procedure
  Command or Action Purpose
Step 1 Server# scope chassis  

Enters chassis mode.

 
Step 2 Server /chassis # power shutdown 

Shuts down the server.

 

The following example shuts down the server:

Server# scope chassis
Server /chassis # power shutdown