Testing the Local Server Using Server Diagnostics EFI
To test the local server, make sure none of the computers on the same subnet as the
server is running Server Diagnostics Mac OS X in host mode. If a computer on the
same subnet is running Server Diagnostics Mac OS X tools in host mode, the server
automatically enters client mode.
To test the local server using Server Diagnostics EFI:
Restart the server and hold down the Option or F1 key (or use the Xserve front panel
buttons) to start up the volume or NetBoot disk image with Server Diagnostics EFI.
For information about how to temporarily change the startup volume while starting
the computer, see Chapter 3, “Starting Up Server Diagnostics,” on page 21.
When Server Diagnostics EFI starts up and doesn’t find a host computer, it enters