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Product Information Web Site

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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

How to Access the Console

Updating Firmware

Indicators, Sensors, and 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

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data collector snapshot, index iconCreating a Data Collector Snapshot
data ports, identifying, index iconHow to Determine the Server's Active Network Data Ports
data snapshot
creating with the ILOM command-line interface, index iconHow to Create a Snapshot With the ILOM Command-Line Interface
creating with the ILOM web interface, index iconHow to Create a Snapshot With the ILOM Web Interface
designations
CMOD, index iconCPU Module (CMOD) Designations
CPU, index iconCPU Designations
Fan module Controller Board (FB), index iconFan Module Controller Board (FB) Designations
hard drive, index iconHard Drive Designation
NEM, index iconNetwork Express Module Designations and Assignments
PCIe EM, index iconPCIe EM Designations and Population Rules
power supply, index iconPower Supply Designations
device drivers, index iconHow To Install Server-Specific Device Drivers
adding to boot WIM, index iconAdd Device Driver to the Boot WIM (Windows Server 2008 SP2 Only)
choosing, index iconDevice Drivers to Incorporate Into WIM Images
incorporating
index iconIncorporating Device Drivers into WIM Images for WDS
index iconIncorporating Drivers Into the WIM Image
location of, index iconLocation of Device Drivers on Tools and Drivers DVD
DHCP server configuration for PXE, index iconHow to Install and Configure a DHCP Server for PXE
diagnostics
advanced diagnostics option, index iconAdvanced Diagnostics
main menu options, index iconPc-Check Diagnostics Overview
show results summary option, index iconHow to View Test Results Using Show Results Summary
system information menu options
index iconPc-Check Main Menu
index iconSystem Information Menu
diagnostic tools, description, index iconDiagnostic Tools
DIMM
installing, index iconHow to Install a DIMM
maximum configurations, index iconMaximum Memory Configurations
overview, index iconDIMM Overview
removing, index iconHow to Remove a DIMM
unsupported configurations, index iconUnsupported DIMMs
DIMM errors
correcting, index iconHow to Isolate and Correct DIMM ECC Errors
fault LEDs, index iconAbout DIMM Fault LEDs
isolating, index iconHow to Isolate and Correct DIMM ECC Errors
DIMM fault LEDs, index iconAbout DIMM Fault LEDs
DIMM troubleshooting, index iconTroubleshooting DIMM Problems
direct connection to console, index iconHow to Connect to the Server Locally (Physical Console)
documentation
Solaris 10 operating system, index iconObtaining Solaris 10 Documentation
Solaris 11 Express operating system, index iconObtaining Solaris 11 Express Documentation
downgrading, firmware, index iconSP Module and CMOD Firmware Compatibility Considerations
downloading server-specific driver packages, index iconHow to Download Server Software
drive backplane, overview, index iconDrive Backplane Overview
drivers
download procedures, index iconHow to Download Server Software
download sites, index iconHow to Download Server Software
updating, index iconUpdating Critical Drivers and Installing Supplemental Software
updating Red Hat Enterprise Linux, index iconHow to Update the RHEL Drivers
updating SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, index iconHow to Update the SLES Drivers