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KunLun 9016 V100R001 User Guide 12

This document describes the appearance, specifications, parameters, and structure of the KunLun 9016, and how to install an OS, replace parts, and install, remove, configure, and troubleshoot the server.
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Configuring the BIOS

Configuring the BIOS

Scenarios

Configure the basic input/output system (BIOS) for each physical partition of the 9016 server through the Remote Virtual Console of the central management console (CMC) WebUI.

The BIOS configuration includes the following:

  • Boot priority
  • BIOS password
NOTE:
  • The password complexity check function is enabled by default.
  • A simple password is easy to crack, which makes the system vulnerable. You are advised to use a password that meets complexity requirements or to enable the password complexity check function.
  • To ensure system security, change your initial password at the first login and change the password periodically.

For details about other BIOS parameters, see http://support.huawei.com/enterprise/en/doc/DOC1000111848.

Prerequisites

Conditions

  • The 9016 server is powered on.
  • You have logged in to the CMC WebUI.

Data

Default BIOS password: Huawei12#$

Workflow

Figure 5-11 shows the process for configuring the BIOS.

Figure 5-11 Process for configuring the BIOS

Procedure

Restart the physical partition.

If the 9016 server is divided into multiple physical partitions, configure the BIOS for each partition. This section uses the configuration of one partition as an example.

  1. Choose Partition Management on the menu bar and then KPAR in the navigation tree.

    The KPAR page is displayed, as shown in Figure 5-12.

    Figure 5-12 KPAR page

  2. Click next to Boot Option for the physical partition.

    The Physical Partition Boot Option dialog box is displayed.

  3. Select BIOS Setup from the Boot Option drop-down list and click OK.
  4. Click Reset to reset the physical partition.

    The Confirm dialog box is displayed.

  5. Click OK.
  6. Click Remote Virtual Console to access the BIOS home screen.

    For details, see Logging In to Physical Partitions.

  7. Enter the BIOS password when prompted.
    NOTE:

    The default BIOS password is Huawei12#$.

    Set the boot priority.

  8. Press or to select the Boot tab.

    The Boot tab page is displayed.

    Figure 5-13 shows the default boot priorities, which are displayed under FIXED BOOT ORDER Priorities.

    Figure 5-13 Boot tab page

    Set the BIOS password.

    NOTE:

    For security purposes, change the default password upon logging in to the BIOS for the first time. Subsequently, change the password at regular intervals.

  9. Press or to select the Security tab.

    The Security tab page is displayed, as shown in Figure 5-14.

    Figure 5-14 Security tab page

  10. Press or to select Administrator Password and press Enter.
  11. Enter the current administrator password and press Enter.
    NOTE:

    The physical partition will be locked after three consecutive password input errors, and will be unlocked after the physical partition is restarted.

  12. Enter a new password and press Enter.
    NOTE:

    The new password meets the following requirements:

    • Contains 8 to 16 characters.
    • Contains at least one space character or one of the following special characters:

      `~!@#$%^&*()-_=+\|[{}];:'",<.>/?

    • Contains at least two of the following: uppercase letters, lowercase letters, and digits.
    • Cannot be the same as any of the five previous passwords.
  13. Enter the new password again and press Enter.

    After the administrator password is set, the following parameters are displayed:

    • Clear Supervisor Password: clears the administrator password:
    • Power on Password: enables or disables the power-on password. The power-on password is the same as the administrator password.
  14. Press F10 to save the setting.

    The following information is displayed:

    Save configuration and exit?
  15. Select Yes and press Enter.
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