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Setting a boot option

You can specify the boot location where the initial operating system is loaded when a server is brought online.

Before you begin

A valid boot location must contain the portions of an operating system required to bootstrap the system. The following options are available:
  • Normal
  • SVC Partition
  • PXE
  • CDROM
  • HDD
  • BIOS Setup
  • FLOPPY
  • HDD SAFE
NoteFor boot operations to work, the server must be part of the vCenter inventory.

Procedure

  1. In UCP Advisor, click the Compute icon.

  2. In the Navigator window, select the server for which you want to set the boot option.

  3. From the Actions list, select Set Boot Option.

  4. Select one of the available boot locations and click Submit.