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Friday, February 4, 2011

How to connect to console and ALOM port of SUN server

Pick up a laptop and cable which has RJ-47 in one end and 7-Pin serial port on the other end.

Connect RJ-47 to SERIAL MGT port in the Sun Box and serial port to your laptop. Make sure that you have a application like putty for the serial connection. Serial connection configuration shall be 9600/8n1/none. Establish a serial connection using putty, either console login prompt will appear or ALOM port login prompt appears. Please provide login and password, takes you to ALOM prompt or console window. If you wish to go to ALOM prompt from console then type “#.”(HASH and DOT). If you wish to switch to console prompt from ALOM then type “console”.

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