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Sun Server X2-8 (formerly Sun Fire X4800 M2) Installation Guide for Windows Operating Systems     Sun Server X2-8 (formerly Sun Fire X4800 M2) Documentation Library
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Sun Server X2-8 Name Change

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Windows Server OS Installation Planning

Windows Installation Task Map

Windows Server Installation Methods

Preparing For Windows OS Installation

Supported Windows Operating Systems

Windows Server Installation Considerations

Selecting a Windows OS Media Delivery Method

Oracle Hardware Installation Assistant (OHIA)

Task Overview

Obtaining OHIA

Downloading Server Software

How to Download Server Software

Configuring a Remote Console

How to Set Up an Oracle ILOM Remote Console

Creating a Virtual Disk

How to Create a Virtual Disk

Installing Windows Server

How to Install Windows Server 2008 R2

How to Install Windows Server 2012

How to Install Windows Server 2008 Using PXE

How to Install Windows Server 2012 Using PXE

Updating Critical Drivers and Installing Supplemental Software


Installing Critical Device Drivers

How to Install Server-Specific Device Drivers

Installing Supplemental Software

How to Install the Supplemental Software

Managing RAID Using the MegaRAID Storage Manager


Configuring Support for the Trusted Platform Module

Configuring Intel NIC Teaming

Incorporating Windows Server 2008 Device Drivers Into WIM Images for WDS

Location of Device Drivers on Tools and Drivers DVD

Device Drivers to Incorporate Into WIM Images

Prerequisites and Task Overview for the Device Driver WIM Images

Incorporating Drivers Into the WIM Image

Downloading the ISO Image for the Tools and Drivers DVD

Identifying Network Interfaces in Windows

How to Determine the Server's Active Network Data Ports

How to Confirm Physical Port MAC Addresses and Map Them to Windows Device Names


How to Install Server-Specific Device Drivers

  1. Insert the Tools and Drivers DVD into a local or remote USB DVD drive.
  2. Do one of the following:
    • If the DVD automatically starts, click Install Drivers and Supplement Software.
    • If the DVD does not automatically start, navigate to one of the following folders containing the appropriate InstallPack file (for example, InstallPack_1_0_1.exe), and double-click it.



    The Install Pack dialog box appears.

  3. Click Next to accept the default installable items.

    Note - You should always accept default installable items to ensure that the most recent versions of the drivers are installed.

    The Install Pack notice dialog box appears.

  4. Read the message in the Install Pack notice dialog box, and then click Next.

    The Welcome to the Sun Fire Installation Wizard appears.

  5. Click Next.

    The End User License Agreement page appears.

  6. Select I Accept This Agreement, and then click Next.

    The Driver Installation Pack screen appears. The platform-specific drivers are installed. A green check mark verifies that each driver was installed successfully.

  7. Click Finish.

    The System Settings Change screen appears.

    Note - If you plan on installing supplemental software (highly recommended), do not restart your system at this time. After supplemental software is installed, you are prompted to restart the system.

  8. Decide whether or not to install supplemental software:

    Choose one of the following:

    • No – If you accept the default installable items settings in the earlier step, click No to proceed to the task described inInstalling Supplemental Software.

    • Yes – If you are not installing the supplemental software, click Yes to restart your computer.

See Also

Installing Supplemental Software