Turning off the blade server

When you turn off the blade server, it is still connected to power through the BladeCenter chassis. The blade server can respond to requests from the service processor, such as a remote request to turn on the blade server. To remove all power from the blade server, you must remove it from the BladeCenter chassis.

Before you turn off the blade server, shut down the operating system. See the operating-system documentation for information about shutting down the operating system.

The blade server can be turned off in any of the following ways: