How to turn off PXE boot option on Scalability server?

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Issue/Introduction

Description:

What is the process to turn off PXE boot option on Scalability server?

Solution:

The OS Installation Management (OSIM) Boot Server is installed as part of a scalability server. The Boot Server installation automatically provides a TFTP server (with reduced access rights) and a PXE server.

In order to turn off the PXE boot option on Scalability server it?s required to disable SDMPCSERVER service on Scalability Server.

If this functionality is not required the Boot Server service may be disabled by issuing the following CAF commands:

caf stop sdmpcserver
caf disable sdmpcserver

To enable the Boot Server service again, enter these CAF commands:

caf enable sdmpcserver
caf start sdmpcserver

In order to verify the current status of the sdmpcserver service issue the following command

caf status sdmpcserver

A started and enabled sdmpcserver will return

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A stopped sdmpcserver will return

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A disabled sdmpcserver will return

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Environment

Release: UASIT.99000-11.2-Asset Intelligence
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