Kenny, in this case I'm referring to the on-board NICs. So if I'm the admin of the server, and I have no access to the switch that the server is connected to, is there a way for me to remotely determine if there is an active link between the NIC and the switch using the CIMC? Does that make sense? Thanks!
Yeah, it makes a lot of sense and happens very often... I have never seen how that can be done for the LOM ports, I only know how to do it for the PCIe cards and it can be done from the GUI as I showed or a more granular way from the CLI.
As mentioned in this thread you can disable the ports in BIOS so that they will not show up to the OS on the next reboot. However this is not the same as enable/disable of the port, it's removing it from the PCIe complex completely. As shown you can see the status of the ports on the VIC, but not the LOMs today.
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