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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 models:

  • SD650 V3

  • SD650-I V3

  • SD650-N V3

  • SR250 V3

  • SR630 V3

  • SR650 V3

  • SR850 V3

  • SR860 V3

  • SR950 V3

  • ST250 V3

  • ST650 V3

Note
SR250 V3 and ST250 V3 only support specific functions among the listed ones. See the specific function descriptions for details.
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

Selects the display language.

Launch Graphical System Setup

N/A

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.

System Information

N/A

Displays basic details of the system.

System Settings

N/A

Displays or modifies system settings. Changes might not take effect immediately. Save changes and reboot the system.

Date and Time

N/A

Sets date and time of the system.

Start Options

N/A

Boots a desired selection from the primary boot sequence in the Boot Manager menu.

Boot Manager

N/A

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

BMC Settings

N/A

Configures Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) .

System Event Logs

N/A

Clears or views the system event log.

User Security

N/A

Sets or changes Power-On and Administrator passwords.

Save Settings

N/A

Saves changed settings.

Discard Settings

N/A

Discards changes.

Load Default Settings

N/A

Loads default values for system settings.

Exit Setup Utility

N/A

Exits Setup.