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Oracle Integrated Lights Out Manager (ILOM) 3.1

Supplement for Sun Server X2-4

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Using This Documentation

1.  Determining Your Server Management Strategy

Common System Management Tasks

Server Management Software Benefits

Oracle Integrated Lights Out Manager

Oracle Hardware Management Pack

Oracle Hardware Installation Assistant

Server Management Downloads and Documentation

2.  Oracle ILOM 3.1 Documentation

Oracle ILOM 3.1 Documentation Collection

3.  Oracle ILOM Features for the Sun Server X2-4

Sun Server X2-4 Supported Firmware

Oracle ILOM 3.1 Features Supported on All Servers

Oracle ILOM 3.1 Features Supported on Oracle x86 Servers

Sideband Management

Power Control Policies

Local Host Interconnect Management Connection

Diagnostics Using Pc-Check and NMI

Control Next Boot Device

FRU TLI Auto-Update

Switch Serial Port Output to Host Management Console

Administer Open Problems and Clear Server Faults

Oracle ILOM 3.1 Features Not Supported on Sun Server X2-4

4.  Sensors and Indicators Reference Information

System Components

System Indicators

Temperature Sensors

Power Supply Fault Sensors

Fan Speed and Physical Security Sensors

Power Supply Unit Current, Voltage, and Power Sensors

Entity Presence Sensors

SNMP and PET Message Reference Information

SNMP Traps

PET Event Messages

5.  Getting Server Firmware and Software

Firmware and Software Updates

Firmware and Software Access Options

Available Software Release Packages

Accessing Firmware and Software

Download Firmware and Software Using My Oracle Support

Requesting Physical Media

Gathering Information for the Physical Media Request

Request Physical Media (Online)

Request Physical Media (By Phone)

Installing Updates

Installing Firmware

Installing Hardware Drivers and OS Tools


Accessing Firmware and Software

This section covers instructions for downloading or requesting software release files. See:

Download Firmware and Software Using My Oracle Support

  1. Go to the following web site:
  2. Sign in to My Oracle Support.
  3. At the top of the page, click the Patches and Updates tab.

    The Patches and Updates screen appears.

  4. In the Search screen, click Product or Family (Advanced).

    The screen appears with search fields.

  5. In the Product field, select the product from the drop-down list.

    Alternatively, type a full or partial product name (for example, Sun Server X2-4) until a match appears.

  6. In the Release field, select a software release from the drop-down list.

    Expand the folders to see all available software releases.

  7. Click Search.

    The software release comprises a set of downloads (patches).

  8. To select a patch, click the check box next to the patch name (you can select more than one patch).

    A pop-up action panel appears. The panel contains several action options.

  9. To download the update, click Download in the pop-up panel.

    The download begins automatically.

Requesting Physical Media

If your processes do not allow downloads from Oracle web sites, you can access the latest software release through a physical media request (PMR).

The following table describes the high-level tasks for making a physical media request and provides links for further information.

Gather information you will need to provide for the request.
Make the physical media request either online or by calling Oracle Support.

Gathering Information for the Physical Media Request

You must have a warranty or support contract for your server in order to make a physical media request (PMR).

Before you make the PMR, gather the following information:

Obtain product name, software release version, and patches required. It will be easier to make the request if you know the latest software release and the name of the download packages (patches) that you are requesting.

Request Physical Media (Online)

Before You Begin

Gather the information described in Gathering Information for the Physical Media Request before making the request.

  1. Go to the following web site:
  2. Sign in to My Oracle Support.
  3. Click on the Contact Us link in the upper right corner of the page.
  4. In the Request Description section, fill in the following:
    1. In the Request Category drop-down menu, select the following:

      Software and OS Media Requests

    2. In the Request Summary field, type: PMR for latest software release for Sun Server X2-4.
  5. In the Request Details section, answer the questions shown in the following table:
    Your Answer
    Is this a physical software media shipment request?
    Which product line does the media request involve?
    Sun Products
    Are you requesting a required password for a patch download?
    Are you requesting a patch on CD/DVD?
    If requesting a patch on CD/DVD, please provide the patch number and OS/platform?
    Enter the patch number for each download that you want from the software release.
    List the product name and version requested for the physical media shipment?
    Product Name: Sun Server X2-4

    Version: Latest software release number

    What is the OS/platform for the requested media?
    If you are requesting OS-specific downloads, specify the OS here. If you are requesting system firmware only, enter Generic.
    Are any languages required for this shipment?
  6. Fill in the Ship-To contact, phone number, email address, company name, and shipping address information.
  7. Click Next.
  8. In the Upload Files, Relevant Files screen, click next.

    You do not need to supply any information.

  9. In the Related Knowledge screen, review Knowledge Articles applicable to your request.
  10. Click Submit.

Request Physical Media (By Phone)

Before You Begin

Gather the information described in Gathering Information for the Physical Media Request before making the request.

  1. Call Oracle support, using the appropriate number from the Oracle Global Customer Support Contacts Directory at:

  2. Tell Oracle support that you want to make a physical media request (PMR) for the Sun Server X2-4.
    • If you are able to access the specific software release and patch number information from My Oracle Support, provide this information to the support representative.

    • If you are unable to access the software release information, request the latest software release for the Sun Server X2-4.