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Using This Documentation

Product Notes

Related Documentation


Access to Oracle Support


Preparing for the Installation

Installation Task Overview

Server Overview

Confirming Server Specifications

Shipping Kit Inventory List

Front Panel Components

Back Panel Components

Server Handling Precautions

ESD Precautions

Tools Needed for Installation

Optional Component Installation

Installing the Server

Rack Compatibility

Stabilize the Rack for Installation

Disassemble Slide Rails

Install Mounting Brackets

Attach Slide Rail Assemblies

Install Server Into the Slide Rail Assemblies

Install the CMA

Verify Operation of Slide Rails and CMA

Connecting the Server Cables

Cabling Requirements

Rear Panel Connectors and Ports

Connect the SER MGT Cable

Connect the NET MGT Cable

Connect the Ethernet Network Cables

Connect the Network Module Cables

Connect Other Data Cables

Prepare the Power Cords

Secure Cables to CMA

Powering On the Server for the First Time

Power On Tasks

ILOM System Console

Connect a Terminal or Emulator to the SER MGT Port

Power On the System for the First Time

Oracle Solaris OS Configuration Parameters

Assign a Static IP Address to the SP

Identifying the Server Ports

USB Ports



Gigabit Ethernet Ports

Video Ports

SAS Connectors



Understanding System Administration Resources

Oracle ILOM Overview

Platform-Specific Oracle ILOM Features

Oracle Solaris OS Overview

OpenBoot Overview

Oracle VM Server for SPARC Overview

Multipathing Software

Hardware Management Pack Overview

Source for Downloading Hardware Management Pack Software

Hardware Management Pack Documentation

Accessing the Server

Log In to Oracle ILOM

Log In to the System Console

Display the ok Prompt

Display the Oracle ILOM -> Prompt

Use a Local Graphics Monitor

Oracle ILOM Remote Console

Controlling the Server

Power On the Server

Power Off the Server

Reset the Server From the Oracle Solaris OS

Reset the Server From Oracle ILOM

Reset the SP to Default Values

Configuring Hardware RAID

Hardware RAID Support

Important Hardware RAID Guidelines

Disk Zones for SPARC T3-1 Servers With Sixteen-Disk Backplanes

Displaying Disk Zone Information

Disk Zone Status (zoningcli list)

Disk Zone Status (probe-scsi-all)

Enabling and Disabling Disk Zoning In the Field

Enable Disk Zones (zoningcli Command)

Disable Disk Zones (zoningcli Command)

Update Firmware to Enable Zoning

Minimum System Firmware for Valid devalias in Upper Disk Locations

Prepare to Use the FCode Utility

FCode Utility Commands

Create a Hardware RAID Volume

Hot Spare Drives in RAID Volumes (LSI)

Determining If a Drive Has Failed

Front Service Required Drive LEDs

Error Messages (System Console and Log Files)

Display Status (show-volumes Command, OBP)

Display Status (sas2ircu Utility, LSI)

RAID Drive Replacement Strategies

Locate Device Paths

Changing Server Identification Information

Change Customer FRUdata Information

Change System Identifier Information

Configuring Policy Settings

Specify Cooldown Mode

Restore Host Power State at Restart

Specify Host Power State at Restart

Disable or Re-Enable Power-On Delay

Specify Parallel Boot of the SP and Host

Configure Host Behavior With the Keyswitch State

Configuring Network Addresses

SP Network Address Options

Disable or Re-Enable Network Access to the SP

Display the DHCP Server IP Address

Display the Host MAC Address

Using an In-band Connection to the SP

Configuring Boot Mode

Boot Mode Overview

Configure the Host Boot Mode of Oracle VM Server for SPARC

Change the Host Boot Mode Behavior at Reset

Manage the Host Boot Mode Script

Display Host Boot Mode Expiration Date

Override OpenBoot PROM Settings to Reset the Server

Configuring Server Behavior at Restart

Specify Behavior When the Host Resets

Specify Behavior When the Host Stops Running

Set the Boot Timeout Interval

Specify Behavior at Boot Timeout

Specify Behavior if Restart Fails

Specify Maximum Restart Attempts

Configuring Devices

Unconfigure a Device Manually

Reconfigure a Device Manually

Monitoring the Server

Monitoring Faults

Enabling Automatic System Recovery

Display Server Components

Locate the Server

Updating the Firmware

Display the Firmware Version

Update the Firmware

Display OpenBoot Version

Display POST Version

Identifying WWN-Designated SAS2 Devices

World Wide Name Syntax

probe-scsi-all Output Example (SPARC T3-1, Eight-Disk Backplane)

probe-scsi-all Output Example (SPARC T3-1, Sixteen-Disk Backplane)

probe-scsi-all Output Example (SPARC T3-4)

Identify a Disk Slot Using probe-scsi-all (OBP)

Identify a Disk Slot Using prtconf (Oracle Solaris, Onboard Controllers)

Identify a Disk Slot Using prtconf (Oracle Solaris, Single Initiator)

WWN Syntax in an OS Installation on a Specific Device

WWN Syntax in an OS Installation on a RAID Volume


Identifying Server Components

Front Components

Rear Components

Infrastructure Boards in the Server

Internal System Cables

Internal Components

Exploring Parts of the System

Detecting and Managing Faults

Diagnostics Overview

Diagnostics Process

Interpreting Diagnostic LEDs

Managing Faults With ILOM

Interpreting Log Files and System Messages

Using the Oracle Solaris Predictive Self-Healing Feature

Running POST

Managing Components With Automatic System Recovery Commands

Checking if SunVTS Software Is Installed

Preparing for Service

Safety Information

Tools Needed For Service

Find the Chassis Serial Number

Locate the Server

Understanding Component Replacement Categories

Shut Down the Server

Removing Power From the System

Positioning the System for Servicing

Accessing Internal Components

Filler Panels

Attaching Devices to the Server

Servicing Hard Disk Drives

Hard Disk Drive Overview

Locate a Faulty Hard Disk Drive

Remove a Hard Disk Drive Filler Panel

Remove a Hard Disk Drive

Install a Hard Disk Drive

Install a Hard Disk Drive Filler Panel

Verify Hard Disk Drive Functionality

Servicing Fan Modules

Fan Module Overview

Locate a Faulty Fan Module

Remove a Fan Module

Install a Fan Module

Verify Fan Module Functionality

Servicing Power Supplies

Power Supply Overview

Locate a Faulty Power Supply

Remove a Power Supply

Install a Power Supply

Verify Power Supply Functionality

Servicing Memory Risers and DIMMs

About Memory Risers

About DIMMs

Locate a Faulty DIMM (DIMM Fault Remind Button)

Locate a Faulty DIMM (show faulty Command)

Remove a Memory Riser

Install a Memory Riser

Remove a DIMM

Install a DIMM

Increase Server Memory With Additional DIMMs

Remove a Memory Riser Filler Panel

Install a Memory Riser Filler Panel

Verify DIMM Functionality

DIMM Configuration Error Messages

Servicing DVD Drives

DVD Drive Overview

Remove a DVD Drive or Filler Panel

Install a DVD Drive or Filler Panel

Servicing the System Lithium Battery

System Battery Overview

Remove the System Battery

Install the System Battery

Servicing Expansion (PCIe) Cards

PCIe Card Configuration Rules

Remove a PCIe Card Filler Panel

Remove a PCIe Card

Install a PCIe Card

Cable an Internal SAS HBA PCIe Card

Install a PCIe Card Filler Panel

Servicing the Fan Board

Remove the Fan Board

Install the Fan Board

Verify Fan Board Functionality

Servicing the Motherboard

Motherboard Overview

Remove the Motherboard

Install the Motherboard

Reactivate RAID Volumes

Verify Motherboard Functionality

Servicing the Service Processor

Service Processor Firmware and Configuration

Remove the Service Processor

Install the Service Processor

Verify Service Processor Functionality

Servicing the Hard Disk Drive Backplane

Remove the Hard Disk Drive Backplane

Install the Hard Disk Drive Backplane

Verify Hard Disk Drive Backplane Functionality

Servicing the Power Supply Backplane

Remove the Power Supply Backplane

Install the Power Supply Backplane

Verify Power Supply Backplane Functionality

Returning the Server to Operation

Install the Top Cover

Return the Server to the Normal Rack Position

Connect Power Cords to the Server

Power On the Server



Locate Device Paths

Use this procedure to locate device paths specific to your server.

  1. Display the ok prompt.

    See Display the ok Prompt.

  2. From the ok prompt, type:
    {0} ok devalias
    screen                  /pci@400/pci@2/pci@0/pci@0/pci@0/display@0
    mouse                   /pci@400/pci@2/pci@0/pci@f/pci@0/usb@0,2/hub@2/device@4
    rcdrom                   /pci@400/pci@2/pci@0/pci@f/pci@0/usb@0,2/hub@2/hub@3
    rkeyboard                /pci@400/pci@2/pci@0/pci@f/pci@0/usb@0,2/hub@2/device@4
    rscreen                  /pci@400/pci@2/pci@0/pci@0/pci@0/display@0:r1280x1024x60
    net3                     /pci@400/pci@2/pci@0/pci@7/network@0,1
    net2                     /pci@400/pci@2/pci@0/pci@7/network@0
    net1                     /pci@400/pci@2/pci@0/pci@6/network@0,1
    net0                     /pci@400/pci@2/pci@0/pci@6/network@0
    net                      /pci@400/pci@2/pci@0/pci@6/network@0
    disk7                    /pci@400/pci@2/pci@0/pci@4/scsi@0/disk@p3
    disk6                    /pci@400/pci@2/pci@0/pci@4/scsi@0/disk@p2
    disk5                    /pci@400/pci@2/pci@0/pci@4/scsi@0/disk@p1
    disk4                    /pci@400/pci@2/pci@0/pci@4/scsi@0/disk@p0
    cdrom                    /pci@400/pci@2/pci@0/pci@4/scsi@0/disk@p6
    scsi1                    /pci@400/pci@2/pci@0/pci@4/scsi@0
    disk3                    /pci@400/pci@1/pci@0/pci@4/scsi@0/disk@p3
    disk2                    /pci@400/pci@1/pci@0/pci@4/scsi@0/disk@p2
    disk1                    /pci@400/pci@1/pci@0/pci@4/scsi@0/disk@p1
    disk0                    /pci@400/pci@1/pci@0/pci@4/scsi@0/disk@p0
    disk                     /pci@400/pci@1/pci@0/pci@4/scsi@0/disk@p0
    scsi0                    /pci@400/pci@1/pci@0/pci@4/scsi@0
    scsi                     /pci@400/pci@1/pci@0/pci@4/scsi@0
    virtual-console          /virtual-devices@100/console@1
    name                     aliases
    {0} ok
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