Table 1. All components

Setting

Path to Setting

Set BIOS clock to current time

Main > BIOS Information > System Time

Table 2. Servers

Setting

Path to Setting

Value

Boot order

System BIOS Settings > Boot > Fixed Boot Order Priorities

  1. Use arrow key to reach the correct boot order number.

  2. Press Enter.

    The boot devices are displayed.

  3. Use arrow key to highlight Network.

  4. Press Enter to select it.

Network first

HDD order

System BIOS Settings > Boot > Hard Disk Drive BBS Priorities

  1. Press Enter.

  2. Press Enter again.

    The boot devices are displayed.

  3. Use arrow key to highlight SATADOM.

  4. Press Enter to to make it the first device in the boot order.

SATADOM first

Hyperthreading

  1. Navigate to System BIOS Settings > Advanced > CPU Configuration > Hyper-threading.

  2. Press Enter to enable.

Enabled

IPMI credentials

Default credentials

IPMI Network Settings

DHCP

Mode

Legacy

NUMA

  1. Navigate to System Bios Settings > Chipset > North Bridge > Numa .

  2. Press Enter to enable.

Disabling node interleaving enables NUMA

Enabled

Power management

System BIOS Settings > Advanced > CPU Power Management Configuration

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

  1. Navigate to System BIOS Settings > Advanced > Onboard Device Configuration .

  2. Select Enabled Without PXE for both the 1G NICs.

Disabled

PXE on 10G

10G NICs set by default to PXE. To verify, press Ctrl+s while the server is booting to enter the BIOS.

Enabled

VT

System BIOS Settings > Advanced > Cpu Configuration > Intel Virtualization Technology

Press Enter to enable.

Enabled