Sun N1 System Manager 1.3 Troubleshooting Guide

Downloading ALOM 1.5 Firmware Updates

This section provides detailed information to help you download and prepare the firmware versions that are required to discover Sun servers that use ALOM 1.5.

ProcedureTo Download and Prepare ALOM 1.5 Firmware

  1. Log in as root to the N1 System Manager management server.

    The N1–ok prompt appears.

  2. Create directories into which the ALOM firmware update zip files are to be saved.

    Create separate directories for each server type firmware download. For example:

    # mkdir ALOM-firmware
  3. In a web browser, go to

    The downloads page appears.

  4. To download the ALOM 1.5 firmware zip file, log in and navigate to the ALOM 1.5, All Platforms/SPARC, English, Download.

    Download the file to the directory you created for the ALOM firmware in Step 2.

  5. Change to the directory where you downloaded the ALOM firmware file and untar the file.

    bash-3.00# tar xvf ALOM_1.5.3_fw.tar
    x README, 9186 bytes, 18 tape blocks
    x copyright, 93 bytes, 1 tape blocks
    x alombootfw, 161807 bytes, 317 tape blocks
    x alommainfw, 5015567 bytes, 9797 tape blocks

    The files are extracted.

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