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5288 V3 Server V100R003 User Guide 26

This document describes the features, appearance, and technical specifications of the 5288 V3 server, and how to install, power on, and power off the 5288 V3 server, connect cables, and install an operating system (OS) for it.
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Powering On the Server

Powering On the Server

Power on the server using the iBMC WebUI.

Before powering on the server, you need to obtain the IP address of the iBMC management network port, and the user name and password for logging in to the iBMC WebUI. For details about how to obtain the IP address for the management network port and how to operate the iBMC, see HUAWEI Rack Server iBMC User Guide.

Before powering on the server, pay attention to the following precautions:

  • Before the power-on, disconnect the power supply to the server, and check that all cables are connected correctly and the power supply voltage meets the requirements.
  • During the power-on, do not remove or insert hard disks or cables, such as the network cable and Console port cable.
  • Wait for at least 1 minute before powering on a server that has just been powered off.

The methods for powering on the server are as follows, depending on the power status of power supply units (PSUs):

  • If PSUs are properly installed and not powered on, power on the server as follows:

    Connect the external power supply to PSUs. Then the server will power on with PSUs.


The default value of Power Strategy is Turn on, which indicates that the server automatically powers on after power is supplied to PSUs. To change the value of Power Strategy, log in to the iBMC WebUI and choose Power > Power Control.

  • If PSUs are powered on and the server is in the standby state, power on the server as follows:

    When the power indicator is steady yellow, the server is in the standby state.

    • Press the power button on the front panel to power on the server. For details about the power button position, see Appearance.
    • Power on the server using the iBMC WebUI. For details, see Powering On the Server.
    • Power on the server using the iBMC command-line interface (CLI) in remote management mode.

      Log in to the iBMC CLI. For details, see 9.3-Logging In to the iBMC CLI.

      Run the ipmcset -d powerstate -v 1 command on the iBMC CLI to power on the server remotely.


Power on the server using the iBMC WebUI.

  1. Log in to the iBMC WebUI. For details, see Logging In to the iBMC WebUI.
  2. Choose Power > Power Control.

    The Power Control page is displayed, as shown in Figure 4-1.

    Figure 4-1 Power Control page

  3. Click Power On. In the displayed dialog box, click Yes to power on the server.


Check the indicator status after the server is powered on.

Updated: 2018-11-26

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