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Installing fwupdate CLI Tool

How to Install fwupdate

fwupdate Tool Command Syntax and Conventions

CLI Tools Command Syntax

CLI Tools Device-Naming Convention

Using the fwupdateTool

fwupdate Command-Line Interface

list Subcommand

reset Subcommand

update Subcommand

Device-Naming Convention

Execution Summary

Error Codes

Common Error Codes

fwupdate Error Codes

Installing fwupdate CLI Tool

The fwupdate tool is a utility that enables you to query, update, and validate the firmware of storage devices such as HBA, expanders, and disks on Sun x64 Enterprise servers. For x86 systems, fwupdate is a component of Sun Server CLI Tools (CLI Tools), which provides command-line interface tools that configure Sun servers. For Sun SPARC systems, currently only fwupdate tool is supported.

Solaris SUNWssm fwupdate consists of the following packages:

You can download the Solaris SUNW-ssm packages with a single tar file named sparc_ssm.tar.gz.

See How to Install fwupdate for instructions on downloading and installing the SUNW-ssm packages.