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Cisco UCS C250 M1
These use admin, rather than root.
CLI command completion
Use <Tab> to show a list of possible commands at any scope, then use '?' to get the possible options to complete the command.
General / show and change config
In every scope you have "show" and "show detail" for the current config, "show configuration pending" to show pending changes, "set" to change settings, and (do not forget), "commit" to commit your changes.
All power actions happen under the chassis scope:
- power cycle
- hard reset
- power hard-reset
- power off
- power off
- power on
- power on
- graceful shutdown
- power shutdown
Returning to the top scope
Setting BIOS settings
Most bios settings are in scope bios/server-management and bios/advanced.
Getting BIOS version
show bios detail
Getting BIOS settings
scope bios/advanced show detail
Getting IP / MAC / VLAN
scope cimc/network show detail
Getting MAC addresses of the on-board NICs
scope cimc/network show lom-mac-list detail
(*) note LOM stands for "LAN on motherboard" here, not "Lights-out management"
Getting info about PCI adapters (RAID controller and others)
scope chassis show pci-adapter detail
Important: you need to disable virtual media or else its USB devices are occupying /dev/sda & /dev/sdb making installs fail!
ucs-c250-m1# scope vmedia ucs-c250-m1 /vmedia # show Encryption Enabled Enabled Active Sessions ------------------ ------- --------------- no yes 0 ucs-c250-m1 /vmedia # set enabled no ucs-c250-m1 /vmedia *# commit
scope bios set boot-order pxe
To manage boot-order: - Reboot server to have your boot-order settings take place - Do not disable boot options via BIOS screens - If a specified device type is not seen by the BIOS, it will be removed from the boot order configured on the BMC - Your boot order sequence will be applied subject to the previous rule. The configured list will be appended by the additional device types seen by the BIOS
Getting console output / a shell
top connect host
CISCO Serial Over LAN: Close Network Connection to Exit
(to close the connection use "~." (that's tilde dot))
Serial Over LAN
ucs-c250-m1# connect host CISCO Serial Over LAN disabled ucs-c250-m1# scope sol ucs-c250-m1 /sol *# show detail Serial Over LAN: Enabled: no Baud Rate(bps): 115200 ucs-c250-m1 /sol *# set enabled yes ucs-c250-m1 /sol *# commit
Getting product name / serial number / PID / UUID
show chassis detail