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UEFI Overview

This topic provides general introduction to the Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI).

UEFI is an interface packed with various features, including system information and settings, boot and runtime services, BMC settings, system event logs, and user security. This guide applies to the following server model:
  • SE455 V3

The following table details the main menu:

Note
If the Serial Over LAN (SOL) utility window is displayed incorrectly, change the window buffer size to ROW(100) x Column (31).
Table 1. Main menu
ItemOptionsDescription
System configuration and boot management

N/A

Main menu

Select Language

Change the language for the current system.

Launch Graphical System Setup

N/A

Start the graphical user interface for system setup, provisioning manager, and RAID configuration. When in Graphical System Setup, there will be no screen output to console, please use VGA monitor for Graphical System Setup.

System Information

N/A

Display the basic details of the system.

System Settings

N/A

Display or modify system settings. Changes may not take effect immediately. Save any changed settings and reboot the system.

Date and Time

N/A

Set the local Date and Time of the system.

 
Start Options

N/A

Boot a desired selection from the primary boot sequence as specified under Boot Manager.

Boot Manager

N/A

Change boot order, boot parameters, and boot from a file.

 
BMC Settings

N/A

Configure the management controller.

System Event Logs

N/A

Clear or view the System Event Log.

User Security

N/A

Set or change Power-On and Administrator passwords.

 
Save Settings

N/A

Save the changes and commit them to BMC.

Discard Settings

N/A

Discard any changes.

Load Default Settings

N/A

Load the default values for system settings.

Exit Setup Utility

N/A

Exit Setup.