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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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Using This Documentation

Sun Server X2-8 Name Change

Product Downloads

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Documentation and Feedback

About This Documentation

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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

Installing 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


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  1. Go to
  2. Sign in to My Oracle Support.
  3. At the top of the page, click the Patches and Updates tab.
  4. In the Patch Search box, click Product or Family (Advanced Search).
  5. In the Product ? is field, type a full or partial product name, for example, Sun Server X2-8 until a list of matches is displayed and select the product of interest.
  6. In the Release ? is pull-down list, click the Down arrow.
  7. In the window that appears, click the triangle (>) by the product folder icon to show the choices and then select the release of interest and click Close.
  8. In the Patches Search box, click Search.

    A list of product downloads (listed as patches) appears.

  9. Select the Patch name of interest, for example, 12684585, for the Sun Server X2-8 1.0 Firmware.
  10. In the right-side pane that appears, click Download.