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Sun Server X2-8 Name Change

Product Downloads

Get Software and Firmware Downloads

Documentation and Feedback

About This Documentation

Change History

Hardware Installation and Product Notes

Product Notes

Overview of the Sun Server X2-8 Product Notes

Supported Software and Firmware

Hardware Issues

Oracle Solaris Operating System Issues

Linux Issues

Oracle VM Issues

Windows Operating System Issues

ESX Issues

Oracle ILOM Issues

BIOS Issues

Oracle Hardware Installation Assistant

Documentation Errata

Requesting Physical Media

Hardware Installation

Installation Overview

Front and Back Features and Components

Unpacking the Server and Identifying the Rack Mounting Hardware

Installing the Server In the Rack Using the Standard Rack Mounting Kit

Installing the Server in the Rack Using the Universal Rack Mounting Kit

Removing the Server from the Rack

Cabling and Power

Getting Service for Your Server

Determining Your Server Management Strategy

Configuring the Preinstalled Solaris Operating System

Configuring the Preinstalled Oracle Linux Operating System

Configuring the Preinstalled Oracle VM Software

Communicating With Oracle ILOM and the System Console

I/O and Interrupt Resource Allocation

Sun Server X2-8 Specifications

Requesting Physical Media

Operating System Installation

Oracle Solaris Operating System

Introduction to Oracle Solaris OS Installation

Preparing for OS Installation

Creating a Virtual Disk

Installing Solaris OS

Linux

Linux Installation Task Map

Oracle Hardware Installation Assistant (OHIA)

Preparing for OS Installation

Selecting a Media Delivery Method

Installing Oracle Linux

Installing Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Installing SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

Configuring a Linux Server to Support PXE Installation

Identifying Logical and Physical Network Interface Names for Linux OS Configuration

Windows

Windows Server OS Installation Planning

Preparing For Windows OS Installation

Oracle Hardware Installation Assistant (OHIA)

Downloading Server Software

Configuring a Remote Console

Creating a Virtual Disk

Installing Windows Server

Updating Critical Drivers and Installing Supplemental Software

Incorporating Windows Server 2008 Device Drivers Into WIM Images for WDS

Identifying Network Interfaces in Windows

Oracle VM

Introduction to Oracle VM Installation

Preparing for OS Installation

Installing Oracle VM

ESX

Installing VMware ESX 4.1

Installing VMware ESXi 4.1 and ESXi 5 Installable

Booting From OS Distribution Media

Administration, Diagnostics, and Service

ILOM Supplement

Determining Your Server Management Strategy

Oracle ILOM Documentation

Updating Firmware

Server-Specific Oracle ILOM Features

Identifying and Clearing Faults

Recovering a Lost Oracle ILOM Password

Monitoring Hardware and Environmental Sensors

Diagnostics Guide

Overview of the Diagnostics Guide

Introduction to System Diagnostics

Troubleshooting the Server

Troubleshooting DIMM Problems

BIOS POST

Using Oracle ILOM to Monitor the Host

Creating a Data Collector Snapshot

Using SunVTS Diagnostics Software

Performing Pc-Check Diagnostic Tests

U-Boot Diagnostic Start-Up Tests

Service Manual

Sun Server X2-8 Service Manual Overview

Server and Component Overview

Power and Reset

Removing and Installing Components

Sun Server X2-8 Service Procedures and Information

Sun Server X2-8 Specifications

Requesting Physical Media

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OK (power) LED, index iconFront Panel Indicator Module Overview
operating system
pre-installed image configuration, index iconConfiguring the Preinstalled Oracle Linux Operating System
set-up, index iconConfiguring the Preinstalled Solaris Operating System
Operating System installation using OHIA
index iconOracle Hardware Installation Assistant (OHIA)
index iconOracle Hardware Installation Assistant (OHIA)
operating the server, index iconHow to Prepare for Operation
option ROM, index iconOption ROM and I/O Space Allocation
allocating, index iconHow to Configure Option ROM and I/O Space Allocation
determining whether you need to allocate, index iconHow to Determine Whether You Need to Allocate Option ROM and I/O Space
options for installing Windows, index iconWindows Server Installation Considerations
Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center, index iconDetermining Your Server Management Strategy
Oracle Enterprise Server, installing from a PXE server, index iconHow to Install Linux From a PXE Server
Oracle Hardware Installation Assistant
index iconDetermining Your Server Management Strategy
index iconOracle Hardware Installation Assistant
index iconHow to Update Embedded HBA Firmware
Oracle Hardware Installation Assistant (OHIA)
about
index iconOracle Hardware Installation Assistant (OHIA)
index iconOracle Hardware Installation Assistant (OHIA)
obtaining the latest version
index iconObtaining OHIA
index iconObtaining OHIA
supported tasks
index iconTask Overview
index iconTask Overview
Oracle Hardware Management Pack, index iconDetermining Your Server Management Strategy
See Hardware Management Pack
Oracle ILOM
controlling server power remotely
CLI, index iconHow to Use the Oracle ILOM Web Interface to Control Power
description, index iconDiagnostic Tools
environmental variables
U-Boot test status, index iconSample SP Environmental Variables Showing U-Boot Test Status
monitor the host, index iconUsing Oracle ILOM to Monitor the Host
resetting, index iconResetting the SP
sensor readings
index iconHow to Use the Oracle ILOM Web Interface to View the Sensor Readings
index iconHow to Use the Oracle ILOM Command-Line Interface to View the Sensor Readings
system event log, index iconViewing the Oracle ILOM System Event Log
time stamps, index iconInterpreting Event Log Time Stamps
Oracle ILOM CLI
reset the Oracle ILOM SP, index iconHow to Reset the Oracle ILOM SP Using the Command-Line Interface
view sensor readings, index iconHow to Use the Oracle ILOM Command-Line Interface to View the Sensor Readings
view system event log, index iconHow to View the System Event Log With the Oracle ILOM Command-Line Interface
Oracle ILOM command-line interface
clear faults, index iconHow to Clear the System Event Log Using the Oracle ILOM Command-Line Interface
create a data snapshot, index iconHow to Create a Snapshot With the Oracle ILOM Command-Line Interface
Oracle ILOM (Integrated Lights Out Management), index iconService Processor (SP) Module Overview
controlling server power remotely
CLI, index iconHow to Use the Oracle ILOM Command-Line Interface to Control Power
web interface, index iconHow to Use the Oracle ILOM Web Interface to Control Power
Oracle ILOM Remote Console, setting up, index iconHow to Set Up an Oracle ILOM Remote Console
Oracle ILOM SP, IP addresses, index iconAbout Oracle ILOM SP IP Addresses and the Oracle ILOM Interfaces
Oracle ILOM web interface
clear faults, index iconHow to Clear the System Event Log Using the Oracle ILOM Web Interface
create a data snapshot, index iconHow to Create a Snapshot With the Oracle ILOM Web Interface
reset Oracle ILOM SP, index iconHow to Reset the Oracle ILOM SP Using the Web Interface
view sensor readings, index iconHow to Use the Oracle ILOM Web Interface to View the Sensor Readings
view system event log, index iconHow to View the System Event Log Using the Oracle ILOM Web Interface
Oracle Integrated Lights Out Manager
See ILOM
Oracle Integrated Lights Out Manager (Oracle ILOM), index iconDetermining Your Server Management Strategy
Oracle Linux
configuration worksheet, index iconOracle Linux Configuration Worksheet
configuring
index iconConfiguring the Preinstalled Oracle Linux Operating System
index iconConfigure the Preinstalled Oracle Linux OS
creating a PXE installation image, index iconHow to Create a PXE Installation Image for Oracle Linux
documentation, index iconInstalling Oracle Linux From Distribution Media
identifying logical and physical interface names, index iconHow to Identify Logical and Physical Network Interface Names While Installing Oracle Linux or RHEL
installing, index iconInstalling Oracle Linux
media kits, index iconHow to Download Oracle Linux Media
PXE installation, index iconConfiguring a Linux Server to Support PXE Installation
registering, index iconRegister and Update Your Oracle Linux OS
updating, index iconUpdating Oracle Linux
Oracle Solaris OS, index iconConfiguring the Preinstalled Solaris Operating System
documentation and training, index iconOracle Solaris OS Information Products and Training
preinstallation configuration, index iconConfiguring the Preinstalled Oracle Solaris OS
worksheet
index iconConfiguring the Preinstalled Oracle Solaris OS
index iconInstallation Worksheet
Oracle VM, creating a PXE installation image, index iconHow to Create a PXE Installation Image for Oracle VM
Oracle VM installation overview, index iconInstalling Oracle VM
OS considerations, server management options, index iconEvaluating Your Server Environment
OSs, installing, index iconCommon Server Management Tasks
Over-Temperature LED, index iconFront Panel Indicator Module Overview
overview
index iconWindows Installation Task Map
index iconSun Server X2-8 Service Manual Overview
overview of diagnostics guide, index iconOverview of the Diagnostics Guide