Table 1. All components

Setting

Path to Setting

Set BIOS clock to current time

  1. Navigate to BIOS > System BIOS Settings > Miscellaneous Setting > System Time..

  2. Click on the right panel to set time.

Table 2. Servers

Setting

Path to Setting

Value

Boot order

  1. Navigate to System BIOS > System BIOS Settings > Boot Settings > Bios Boot Settings .

  2. Click Boot Sequence.

  3. Click the + icon to move Integrated NIC to the top.

Use arrow key and + to move SD up to the top of the list

Network first

HDD order

  1. Navigate to System BIOS > System BIOS Settings > Boot Settings > Bios Boot Settings .

  2. Click Hard-Disk Drive Sequence .

  3. Click the + icon to move the Internal SD card to the top.

SD Card first

Hyperthreading

System BIOS > System BIOS Settings > Processor Settings > Logical Processor Enabled

Enabled

IPMI credentials

Default credentials

IPMI Network Settings

Enabled on LAN

Mode

Legacy

NUMA

System BIOS > System BIOS Settings > Memory Settings > Node Interleaving Disabled

Disabling node interleaving enables NUMA

Enabled

Power management

  1. Navigate to System BIOS > System BIOS Settings > System Profile Settings.

  2. Select Performance.

    This enables Turbo Boost.

Performance

EIST (P-states)

Enabled

Turbo Mode

Enabled

CPU C3 report

Disabled

CPU C6

Enabled

CPU Advanced PM Tunning / Energy Per BIAS

Balanced performance

PXE on 1G Port 4

  1. Navigate to Device Settings > Integrated NIC 1 Port 3 Gigabit > NIC Configuration > Legacy Boot Protocol .

  2. Select None.

  3. Repeat the above steps on the second integrated 1G NIC.

Disabled

PXE on 10G Port 2

  1. Navigate to Device Settings > Integrated NIC 1 Port 1 10G > NIC Configuration > Legacy Boot Protocol .

  2. Select PXE.

  3. Repeat the above steps on the second integrated 10 G NIC.

Enabled

VT

System BIOS > System BIOS Settings > Processor Settings > Virtualization Technology Enabled

Enabled