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How to fix the OBP firmware password in ilom based system (Doc ID 2341261.1)

Last updated on APRIL 10, 2018

Applies to:

SPARC T4-1 - Version Not Applicable to Not Applicable [Release N/A]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

As part of Solaris hardening, eeprom password has been set for testing.
If the password is forgotten, then user will not be able to go to OBP if the system is powercycled.

Example

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NOTICE: Starting additional cpus.
NOTICE: Initializing LDC services.
Note: set-defaults does not change the security fields.
Setting configuration variables to default values.
NOTICE: Probing PCI devices.
NOTICE: Finished PCI probing.

SPARC T4-1, No Keyboard
Copyright (c) 1998, 2016, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
OpenBoot 4.38.5, 63.5000 GB memory available, Serial #104134906.
Ethernet address 0:10:e0:34:f8:fa, Host ID: 8634f8fa.



Firmware Password:  <<<<<<<<<<<< OBP firmware password is needed to move forward
Sorry. Waiting 10 seconds.
Type boot , go (continue), or login (command mode)

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Solution

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