Cisco Integrated Management Controller (CIMC) is used to manage the physical device and can be accessed through a web browser. CIMC is used to:
remotely power on/off the Appliance,
remotely access the console,
reinstall the software, and
You can use CIMC to reinstall IOS XRv 9000 software remotely on the Appliance. By default CIMC has a dedicated GigE port on the Appliance. You must configure the CIMC port with an IP Address to access CIMC from a web browser. The option to configure CIMC port is available during power-on the device on the VGA console.
After configuring the IP Address on the CIMC port, log into CIMC from a web browser and use KVM (keyboard, video, and mouse) console.
The KVM console is an interface accessible from Cisco IMC that emulates a direct keyboard, video, and mouse (KVM) connection to the server. The KVM console allows you to connect to the server from a remote location.
Instead of using CD/DVD or floppy drives physically connected to the server, the KVM console uses virtual media, which are actual disk drives or disk image files that are mapped to virtual CD/DVD or floppy drives.
For more information on launching KVM console, refer KVM Console.
The ISO version of the IOS XRv 9000 software must be used for software installation and reinstallation.
Follow the below procedure to reinstall the OS: