Recovering T1000 / T2000 Alom password

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Recovering TX000 ALOM Passwords

Procedure as below for reseting the T2000 ALOM password due to no scadm command available for the sun4v architecture in Solaris 10.

Recovering TX000 ALOM Passwords

For security reasons, this procedure is available only while accessing the system
directly through the serial port. The procedure resets all ALOM NVRAM settings.

To Recover Your ALOM Passwords:

1. Connect to the ALOM serial port.
2. Power down the Sun Fire T2000 Server.

Remove the power cords from both power supplies. Wait several seconds for power
to discharge before reinserting the cords.

3. Press the Escape key during ALOM boot when the following text is displayed on
the console:

After pressing the Escape key, the ALOM boot escape menu is printed:

4. Enter e to erase the ALOM NVRAM.

5. Enter r to return to the ALOM boot process.

ALOM then boots and resets all NVRAM settings. You are automatically logged on
as user admin with no password and no permissions. All ALOM NVRAM settings
are reset to the factory defaults.

BTW: Make sure place the following lines in your /etc/system file for Solaris 10 which is for mandatory T2000 support.

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