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Document Information

Using This Documentation

Product Information Web Site

Documentation and Feedback

About This Documentation (PDF and HTML)

Contributors

Change History

Hardware Installation and Product Notes

Hardware Installation

Installation Overview

Front and Back Features and Components

Unpacking the Server and Identifying the Rack Mounting Hardware

Installing the Server In the Rack Using the Standard Rack Mounting Kit

Installing the Server In the Rack Using the Universal Rack Mounting Kit

Removing the Server From the Rack

Cabling and Power

Getting Service for Your Server

Managing Your Server

Setting Up the Preinstalled Solaris Operating System

Communicating With the ILOM and the System Console

I/O and Interrupt Resource Allocation

Sun Fire X4800 Server Specifications

Product Notes

Overview of the Sun Fire X4800 Server Product Notes

Supported Software and Firmware

Hardware Issues

Oracle Solaris 10 Operating System Issues

Linux Issues

Oracle VM Issues

Windows Operating System Issues

ESX Issues

Oracle ILOM Issues

Oracle Hardware Installation Assistant Issues

BIOS Issues

Operating System Installation

Oracle Solaris Operating System

Introduction to Oracle Solaris OS Installation

Preliminary Tasks Before Installing An OS

Creating a Virtual Disk

Solaris OS Installation Tasks

Linux

Introduction to Linux Installation

Oracle Hardware Installation Assistant

Preliminary Tasks Before Installing An OS

Selecting a Media Delivery Method

Installing Oracle Linux

Installing Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Installing SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

Configuring a Linux Server to Support PXE Installation

Identifying Logical and Physical Network Interface Names for Linux OS Configuration

Windows

Introduction to Windows Installation

Windows Installation Task Overview

Getting Started With the Windows Server 2008 Installation

Selecting a Media Delivery Method

Oracle Hardware Installation Assistant

Downloading Server Software

Configuring a Remote Console

Creating a Virtual Disk

Installing Windows Server 2008

Updating Critical Drivers and Installing Supplemental Software

Incorporating Device Drivers into WIM Images for WDS

Identifying Network Interfaces in Windows

Oracle VM

Introduction to Oracle VM Installation

Preliminary Tasks Before Installing an OS

Installing Oracle VM

ESX

Installing VMware ESX 4

Installing VMware ESXi 4.0 Installable

Booting From OS Distribution Media

Administration, Diagnostics, and Service

ILOM Supplement

Overview of the ILOM Supplement

Introduction to Oracle ILOM Software

ILOM Documentation Overview

ILOM Software Overview

What Does ILOM Do?

How to Access the Console

How to Access the Console

How To Access the System Console Directly

How To Access the System Console Remotely Using the ILOM CLI

How to Connect Remotely Using the ILOM Web Interface

Updating Firmware

Firmware Versions Worksheet

Determining Current Firmware Versions

How to Verify the ILOM and BIOS Firmware Versions Using the Web Interface

How to Verify the ILOM and BIOS Firmware Versions Using the Command-Line Interface Through the Serial Port

How to Verify the ILOM and BIOS Firmware Versions Using the Command--Line Interface Through the Management Ethernet Port

How to Verify the LSI HBA Firmware Version

Preparing for the Firmware Update

How to Plan the Firmware Update

How to Download Firmware Updates

Updating the ILOM and System BIOS

How to Update the ILOM and System BIOS Using the Web Interface

How to Update the ILOM and System BIOS Using the Command-Line Interface

Updating the Embedded HBA BIOS

How to Update the LSI Firmware Using the Remote Console Method

How to Update the LSI Firmware Using the Local Method

Indicators, Sensors, and Traps

Indicators

Sensors

SNMP and PET Traps

Diagnostics Guide

Overview of the Diagnostics Guide

Introduction to System Diagnostics

Troubleshooting the Server

Troubleshooting DIMM Problems

BIOS POST

Using the ILOM to Monitor the Host

Creating a Data Collector Snapshot

Using SunVTS Diagnostics Software

Performing Pc-Check Diagnostic Tests

Service Manual

Sun Fire X4800 Server Service Manual Overview

Server and Component Overview

Power and Reset

Removing and Installing Components

Sun Fire X4800 Server Service Procedures, and Information

Sun Fire X4800 Server Specifications

Index

How to Verify the ILOM and BIOS Firmware Versions Using the Web Interface

  1. Connect to the ILOM Web interface by typing the IP address of the server's SP into your browser's address field. For example:

    https://129.146.53.150

    The ILOM login screen appears.


    image:Example of ILOM log in screen.
  2. Log in to the ILOM SP and type the default user name (root) with the default password (changeme).

    The first web page presented is the System Information —> Overview page, which includes the ILOM version and Build Number.


    image:Example of ILOM Versions screen.
  3. Click on System Information —> Components.
  4. Click on /SYS/BIOS in the Component Name field.

    The view component name and information dialog box is displayed.

    The FRU version field shows the BIOS version number.


    image:Example of BIOS information screen
  5. Note the ILOM and BIOS versions on the Firmware Versions Worksheet.