1. Purpose :
This guide is to provide a simple step-by-step guidance for users to follow on how to use SOL (serial over lan).
2. Target Audience :
All users owning Advantech products with BMC function.
1- Environment with available ipmitool utility. Please refer to How to install IPMItool.
2- Make sure RJ45 port plug into IPMI_LAN port on the server side board.
Step 1: To let sol deactivate first.
ipmitool -I lanplus -H $ip -U $user -P $password sol deactivate
Step 2: Start to use SOL instead of local console.
ipmitool -I lanplus -H $ip -U $user -P $password sol activate
Step 3: Type "~." to quite the SOL session.
PS: If the Bit Rate not equal to 115.2, and screen output abnormally to read, please refer to this following URL: How to check SOL information and change SOL baud rate?