Take the 2-minute tour ×
Server Fault is a question and answer site for professional system and network administrators. It's 100% free, no registration required.

Is there a sane method to set uEFI settings (for machines with no OS) from a remote machine? I've just spent hours for changing the boot order of a handful of machines. The extended boot up times for uEFI machines are horrible!

share|improve this question
    
I'd like to know too - Dell's DMC was supposed to get uEFI remote config for their uEFI systems (the 11G server line, R210, 310, 410 etc) by the end of '09 but I haven't seen it yet. –  Helvick Jan 18 '10 at 18:47
add comment

1 Answer

Yes there is, depending on your vendor.

For example, for IBM IMM-based servers:

$ asu set uEFI.QuietBoot Enable --host IMMIP --user USERID --password PASSW0RD
share|improve this answer
    
That is ASU talking to IMM or RSA - not generic enough. I hoped for general method for uEFI-based systems. –  pfo Oct 21 '11 at 13:35
    
Do all UEFI-based systems have any kind of remote management? Not necessarily. Therefore, a generic solution does not exist. But we can enumerate the methods for various vendors' platforms. –  MikeyB Oct 21 '11 at 13:46
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.