You can access the SP from the system console (also called serial console) to perform monitoring or troubleshooting tasks.
The following example shows the result of pressing Ctrl-G from the system console to access the SP CLI. The help system power command is entered at the SP prompt, followed by pressing Ctrl-D and then Enter to return to the system console.
(Press Ctrl-G to access the SP CLI.)
Switching console to Service Processor Service Processor Login: Password: SP> SP> help system power system power cycle - power the system off, then on system power off - power the system off system power on - power the system on system power status - print system power status SP>
(Press Ctrl-D and then Enter to return to the system console.)