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Huawei Server Brickland Platform BIOS Parameter Reference 24

This document describes the basic input/output system (BIOS) menu structure, parameters and common tasks based on the Brickland platform.

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Accessing the BIOS

Accessing the BIOS

This topic describes how to access the BIOS Setup Utility screen.


Access the BIOS Setup Utility screen when setting system startup or querying system information.

Impact on the System

This operation has no adverse impact on the system.



No special condition is required for this operation.


Data preparation is not required for this operation.


  1. Connect the local keyboard, mouse, and monitor to the server or open the Remote Control page on the web user interface (WebUI).

    For details about how to log in to the WebUI, see the section about logging in to the iMana or iBMC WebUI in the server installation guide.

  2. Power on the server. For details about how to power on a server, refer to related server documentation.
  3. If the screen shown in Figure 2-1 is displayed:

    • Press F12 to boot from the network.
    • Press F11 or F3 to go the boot manager screen for selecting boot options.
    • Press Delete or F4 to go to the BIOS Setup Utility screen is displayed.
    Figure 2-1 BIOS startup screen

  4. During the startup, press Delete, F11 (go to the boot manager screen for selecting boot options), or F12 (boot the server over the network). No matter which method you choose, you need to enter the password in the dialog box, as shown in Figure 2-2.

    • During system boot, you can press F5 to select the keyboard type (American or French keyboard).
    • The default BIOS password is Huawei12#$ for the American keyboard. If a non-American keyboard is used, enter the BIOS password as per the mechanical layout of an American keyboard. Set the supervisor password at the first login. For details, see 2.8.
    • When entering the BIOS password on the remote virtual console:
      • If the keyboard type configured in the OS is the same as the actual keyboard type, enter the password by using the actual keyboard.
      • If the keyboard type configured in the OS is different from the actual keyboard type, enter the password as per the character layout of the keyboard settings of the OS.
    • If an incorrect BIOS password is entered for three consecutive times, the BIOS is locked. You can press Ctrl+Alt+Del to unlock the BIOS.
    • To restore the default password, see How Do I Restore the Default BIOS Password?
    Figure 2-2 Entering a password

  5. Set parameters on the BIOS Setup Utility screen by following the instructions on the right.
Updated: 2019-11-12

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