If you want to use the console port for video redirection, you will need to enable this feature in the bios first before you can use it as it is disable by default. Also notice that the Baud Rate is set to 115200.
If you are planning to configure the server through this port note that you will be limited to configurations that you can make. For example, you won't be able to map an iso for OS installation. Also, I haven't tried myself, but I don't think you will be able to configure a raid volume through the webBIOS utility since you will only see plain text through this port.
If you are not allow to get into their CIMC network, the best option you have is option 2.
"I have to copy everything I need like ISO files to an external Hard Drive, plug it to C220-M3, plug in a USB Keyboard. plug in a VGA Monitor, etc."
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==================== VIC FNIC driver does not support Virtual Volumes (
second level LUN ID ) An enhancement request has been created to track
this feature - CSCux64473 UPDATE - 12-14-2016 We made some traction on
the enhancement request - The Fix is in t...