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UEFI overview

This chapter provides general introduction to the Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) Setup utility.

UEFI Setup is a utility 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:
  • ST650 V2

  • SN550 V2

  • SD630 V2

  • SD650 V2

  • SD650-N V2

  • SR630 V2

  • SR650 V2

  • SR670 V2

  • SR850 V2

  • SR860 V2

  • ST250 V2

  • SR250 V2

  • SE450

SR250 V2 and ST250 V2 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. There will be no screen output to console in Graphical System Setup. Use VGA monitor for setup.
System InformationN/ADisplay the basic information 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 the boot order and boot parameters.
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 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 the Setup utility.

The UEFI Utility interfaces and settings in this guide are for reference only, and may vary depending on the server model and configuration.