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ThinkSystem server with Intel Xeon SP (1st, 2nd Gen)

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:
  • SN550

  • SN850

  • SD530

  • SD650

  • SR150

  • SR250

  • SR530

  • SR550

  • SR570

  • SR590

  • SR630

  • SR650

  • SR670

  • SR850

  • SR850P

  • SR860

  • SR950

  • ST250

  • ST550

  • ST558

SR150, SR250, and ST250 only support specific functions among the listed ones. See the specific function descriptions for details.
Below table details the main menu.

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 details
System Configuration and Boot ManagementN/AMain menu
Select LanguageChange the language for the current system.
Launch Graphical System SetupN/AEnter 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, use VGA monitor for setup.
For more information, see Lenovo XClarity Provisioning Manager.
System InformationN/ADisplay the basic details of the system.
System SettingsN/ADisplay or modify system settings. Changes may not take effect immediately. Save any changed settings and reboot the system.
Date and TimeN/ASet the local Date and Time of the system.
Start OptionsN/ABoot a desired selection from the primary boot sequence as specified under Boot Manager.
Boot ManagerN/AChange boot order, boot parameters, and boot from a file.
BMC SettingsN/AConfigure the management controller.
System Event LogsN/AClear or view the System Event Log.
User SecurityN/ASet or change Power-On and Administrator passwords.
Save SettingsN/ASave the changes and commit them to BMC.
Discard SettingsN/ADiscard any changes.
Load Default SettingsN/ALoad the default values for system settings.
Exit Setup UtilityN/AExit Setup.

Depending on model and configuration, your server might look slightly different from the images and item descriptions in this guide.