This chapter describes how to install or upgrade the different software components required to enable the Oracle VM Server for SPARC 2.0 software. Using the Oracle VM Server for SPARC software requires the following components:
Supported platform, refer to Supported Platforms in Oracle VM Server for SPARC 2.0 Release Notes for a list of supported platforms.
Control domain running an operating system at least equivalent to the Oracle Solaris 10 9/10 OS with any patches recommended in Required Software and Patches in Oracle VM Server for SPARC 2.0 Release Notes. See Upgrading the Oracle Solaris OS.
At least system firmware version 7.3.0 for your Sun UltraSPARC T2 or T2 Plus platform and version 8.0.0 for your SPARC T3 platform. See Upgrading the System Firmware.
Oracle VM Server for SPARC 2.0 software installed and enabled on the control domain. See Installing the Logical Domains Manager.
(Optional) the Oracle VM Server for SPARC Management Information Base (MIB) software package. Refer to the Logical Domains (LDoms) MIB 1.0.1 Administration Guide for more information about using the Logical Domains MIB.
The Oracle Solaris OS and the system firmware must be installed or upgraded on your server before you install or upgrade the Logical Domains Manager. If your system is already using Oracle VM Server for SPARC software, see Upgrading a System Already Using Oracle VM Server for SPARC. Otherwise, see Installing Oracle VM Server for SPARC Software on a New System.
This chapter covers the following topics:
Note - The Solaris Security Toolkit (SST) software is no longer packaged with the Oracle VM Server for SPARC software. If you would like to use the most recent version of the SST software, see the Oracle VM Server for SPARC 2.0 Release Notes.