Set front USB port for Lenovo XClarity Controller connection

Before you can access the Lenovo XClarity Controller through the front USB port, you need to configure the USB port forLenovo XClarity Controller connection.

Your server has a front panel USB port that you can use as an Lenovo XClarity Controller management connection. See Front view for the location of this connector.

You can switch the front panel USB port between normal and Lenovo XClarity Controller management operation by performing one of the following steps.

You can also check the current setting of the front panel USB port using the Lenovo XClarity Controller management controller CLI (usbfp command) or the Lenovo XClarity Controller management controller web interface (BMC Configuration > Network > Front Panel USB Port Management). See the XClarity Controller CLI or XClarity Controller web interface functions.