remotely configure bios

Brian Mathis brian.mathis+dell at betteradmin.com
Fri Jul 13 08:46:35 CDT 2012


This is what the DRAC is for.

❧ Brian Mathis


On Fri, Jul 13, 2012 at 6:49 AM,  <martin.flemming at desy.de> wrote:
>
> Hi !
>
> Is it possible to configure the  bios  remotely
> before the machine is online or installed ?
>
> e.g.
>
> i've got a bunch of R815's which got a additional 10G-Networkinterface
> additional to the embedded 4 NICs .. and i want to disable all 4 NIC's
> before i will start the installation so that i can configure the
> Networkinterface as eth0 and and not as eth4 ....
>
> There are several tools (dtk and omsa)for this kind of configuration,
> but i need a running operating-system or a hole pxe-boot for this ...
>
> And with ipmitool or SM-CLP i didn't find the possiblity to configure the
> BIOS ....
>
> thanks & cheers
>
>         Martin



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