The Sun Advanced Lights Out Manager (ALOM) 1.6 Administration Guide contains information about the Sun Advanced Lights Out Manager system controller. This controller enables you to remotely manage and administer host servers. You should be an experienced system administrator with a knowledge of UNIX® commands.
Chapter 1 introduces Sun Advanced Lights Out Manager.
Chapter 2 provides security guidelines.
Chapter 3 tells you how to customize the software for your server using ALOM.
Chapter 4 introduces some common tasks that are easily done with ALOM.
Chapter 5 explains the ALOM command-line interface (CLI).
Chapter 6 details configuration variables you can use to change ALOM behavior.
Chapter 7 discusses the scadm utility, which is part of the Solaris Operating System, and can be used to perform many ALOM tasks while logged in to the server.
Chapter 8 briefly identifies elements of OpenBoot PROM you may use to support ALOM.
Appendix A identifies the diagnostics and how they may be used to troubleshoot problems with ALOM.
Appendix B gives information on the ALOM watchdog timer feature.
Glossary is a list of abbreviations and their definitions used in this document.
This document might not contain information about basic UNIX® commands and procedures such as shutting down the system, booting the system, and configuring devices. Refer to the following for this information:
The Sun Advanced Lights Out Manager (ALOM) 1.6 documentation is available at:
You can find the Solaris Operating System (OS) documentation at http://docs.sun.com or the Solaris documentation package included with the Solaris OS.
For more information about how ALOM works with your host server, refer to the other documentation that came with your host server.
The latest man pages for the scadm(1M) command can be found in the Solaris 10 Reference Manual Collection for the Solaris 10 6/06 OS release.
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