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# 1  
Old 11-19-2008
how to go to system console through ALOM in Sunfire V245

Hello ,

I am connecting sumfire v245 server to my laptop Through ALOM method.i got the ALOM prompt but after that i am typing sc> console to go to system console but i am not able to,after typing console only this line is coming Type #. to go back to ALOM.

What to do ??
That server having 4 ip's , i have to remove two and keep two of them.
Please anyone tell me how to do it,can i do it from ALOM prompt also?

Please reply as soon as possible.
Thanks in advance.......
# 2  
Old 11-20-2008
login to solaris and have a look at the outpt of "eeprom". looks like your "output-device" is set to a wrong value...
# 3  
Old 11-20-2008
.. and just to cover all bases, try " console -f " in case you were in view mode.
# 4  
Old 11-20-2008
sc > help
then find console command with options
<for your information usually sc work with console -f>
# 5  
Old 11-20-2008
Step 1: make sure server is powered on. Execute:
sc> poweron
sc> console

Note: you cannot manage IPs used by the OS from the ALOM prompt.
# 6  
Old 11-22-2008
from the sc> perform a poweron before you try to use console.

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