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 models:
The following table details the main menu:
|System configuration and boot management
Selects the display language.
|Launch Graphical System Setup
Starts the graphical user interface for system setup, provisioning manager, and RAID configuration. There is no screen output to console in Graphical System Setup. Use VGA monitor for Graphical System Setup.
Displays basic details of the system.
Displays or modifies system settings. Changes might not take effect immediately. Save changes and reboot the system.
|Date and Time
Sets date and time of the system.
Boots a desired selection from the primary boot sequence in the Boot Manager menu.
Changes boot order, boot parameters, and boot from a file.
Configures Baseboard Management Controller (BMC).
|System Event Logs
Clears or views the system event log.
Sets or changes Power-On and Administrator passwords.
Saves changed settings.
|Load Default Settings
Loads default values for system settings.
|Exit Setup Utility