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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┬áServer 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 (By Phone)

Installing Updates

Installing Firmware

Installing Hardware Drivers and OS Tools

Index

Common System Management Tasks

Each system management tool has unique capabilities, but some of the functions of the tools overlap. You can use each tool independently, or, depending on your platform, you can use the tools together for more comprehensive system management. Each system management tool is freely available.

The following table gives examples of common system management tasks that you can perform with the available system management tools.

Task
Oracle Hardware Installation Assistant
Oracle ILOM
Oracle Hardware Management Pack
Update BIOS firmware.
Yes
Yes
Yes
Update Oracle ILOM firmware.
Yes
Yes
Yes
Configure Oracle ILOM.
Yes
Yes
Yes
Update HBA firmware.
Yes
No
Yes
Update expander firmware.
Yes
No
Yes
Install Windows operating system and drivers.
Yes
No
No
Install Linux operating system and drivers.
Yes
No
No
Install Oracle VM software and drivers.
Yes
No
No
Monitor hardware components.
No
Yes
Yes
Configure RAID.
Yes
No
Yes