How to access the Baseboard Management Controller on Sun Fire T1000 and T2000

There is no way to access the BMC from Solaris using the servers Sun Fire T1000 and T2000. Sun is planning a scadm command to use with these CMT servers but until they release it you’ll need to run SUNWexplorer with a special parameter.

root@sunt2000 # /opt/SUNWexplo/bin/explorer -w Tx000

After the SUNWexplorer completes the gathering of your server configuration, go to /opt/SUNWexplo/output/<explorer filename>/Tx000 and check for the file you’re looking for more information. It has several information about your System Controller.

If you’re looking for a way to reset the ALOM password without powering down the server, it won’t be possible. You can follow these steps to recover TX000 ALOM Passwords