(Optional) Assert physical presence
Use this topic to assert physical presence.
- Check your UEFI firmware version to decide whether asserting physical presence is required before any changes to security settings.
UEFI firmware before v2.02
Asserting physical presence is required.
UEFI firmware v2.02 and later
Asserting physical presence is no longer required, all local accounts and some authorized remote accounts can directly change the settings.
Note that a Local IPMI user and password must be setup in Lenovo XClarity Controller for remote accessing to the target system.
Before you can assert Physical Presence, the Physical Presence Policy must be enabled. By default, the Physical Presence Policy is enabled with a timeout of 30 minutes.
Using Lenovo XClarity Controller
Log in to the Lenovo XClarity Controller interface.
For information about logging in to the Lenovo XClarity Controller, see the
Opening and Using the XClarity Controller Web Interfacesection in the XCC documentation version compatible with your server at Lenovo XClarity Controller portal page.
Click assert.and verify that Physical Presence is set to
Using the hardware jumper
You can also assert hardware Physical Presence through a jumper on the system board. For more information about the jumper, see Switch block and jumper.