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Using This Documentation

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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pawl, removal and installation levers, index iconComponent Removal and Installation Levers
Pc-Check
utility, index iconPc-Check Diagnostics Overview
viewing results, index iconViewing the Pc-Check Results
PCIe EM
designation and population rules, index iconPCIe EM Designations, Slot Numbering, and Population Rules
installing, index iconHow to Install a PCIe EM or PCIe EM Filler
overview
index iconSun Server X2-8 Subassembly Module Overview
index iconPCIe ExpressModule Overview
removing, index iconHow to Remove a PCIe EM
PCIe EM faults, clearing, index iconDetermining Faults
PCIe ExpressModule (PCIe EM), See PCIe EM
PCIe express modules, index iconCabling NEMs and PCIe EMs
permitted power, index iconHow to Use the CLI to Monitor Power Usage and Set Notification Thresholds
PET, messages and traps, index iconSNMP and PET Traps
physical console, connecting directly, index iconHow to Connect to the Server Locally (Physical Console)
physical media
firmware
index iconRequesting Physical Media
index iconRequesting Physical Media
index iconRequesting Physical Media
software
index iconRequesting Physical Media
index iconRequesting Physical Media
index iconRequesting Physical Media
physical media request
by phone
index iconHow To Request Physical Media by Phone
index iconHow To Request Physical Media by Phone
index iconHow to Request Physical Media by Phone
index iconHow To Request Physical Media by Phone
online
index iconHow to Request Physical Media Online
index iconHow to Request Physical Media Online
index iconHow to Request Physical Media Online
index iconHow to Request Physical Media Online
physical specifications, index iconPhysical Specifications for the Sun Server X2-8
Platform Event Trap, See PET messages and traps
platforms for running server management software, index iconEvaluating Your Server Environment
population rules
CMOD, index iconCPU Module (CMOD) Population Rules
DIMM, index iconPopulation Rules
portmap installation for PXE, index iconHow to Install Portmap on Your PXE Server
power
main, index iconHow to Power On All Server Components
specifications, index iconPower Specifications
standby, index iconHow to Apply Standby Power for Initial Service Processor Configuration
types, index iconPower Modes
power button and Power OK LED
index iconFront Panel Indicator Module Overview
index iconPower Button and Power OK LED
powering on or off server remotely, index iconCommon Server Management Tasks
powering on or off the server, index iconHow to Apply Standby Power for Initial Service Processor Configuration
powering the server
IPMI, index iconHow to Use IPMItool to Control Power
off, index iconHow to Power Off the Server
on, index iconHow to Power On the Server
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
power management
allocated vs. available power, index iconHow to Use the CLI to Monitor Power Usage and Set Notification Thresholds
overview, index iconPower Management
terminology, index iconPower Management Terminology
power off procedure, index iconHow to Internally Inspect the Server
Power-On Self Test (POST)
errors, index iconBIOS POST Errors
events, index iconDefault BIOS Power-On Self-Test (POST) Events
power problems, troubleshooting, index iconHow to Troubleshoot Power Problems
power specifications, index iconPower Specifications for the Sun Server X2-8
power supply
AC block, index iconAC Power Block Overview
designations, index iconPower Supply Designations
installing, index iconHow to Install a Power Supply
LEDs, index iconFront Panel Power Supply LED's
overview, index iconPower Supply Overview
removing, index iconHow to Remove a Power Supply
thermal sensor
air inlet, index iconPower Supply Inlet Thermal Sensors
air outlet, index iconPower Supply Outlet Thermal Sensors
power supply sensors, index iconSensors
power usage, monitoring
index iconHow to Use the Web Interface to Monitor Power Usage and Set Notification Thresholds
index iconHow to Use the CLI to Monitor Power Usage and Set Notification Thresholds
Preboot Execution Environment (PXE), index iconHow to Install Windows Server 2012 Using PXE
preboot menu
accessing, index iconAccessing the Preboot Menu
edit command, index iconUsing the edit Command and Configuring the Preboot Menu for Remote Access
preinstalled, Oracle Solaris OS, index iconConfiguring the Preinstalled Solaris Operating System
preinstalled Oracle Solaris OS, index iconConfiguring the Preinstalled Oracle Solaris OS
pre-installed OS options, Oracle Llinux, index iconConfiguring the Preinstalled Oracle Linux Operating System
preparing the server
operation, index iconHow to Prepare for Operation
service, index iconHow to Prepare for Service
prerequisites for installing hardware
index iconTools and Staff Required
index iconTools and Staff Required
processor
diagnosing, index iconAdvanced Diagnostics
tests against, index iconHow to View Test Results Using Show Results Summary
processor module (CMOD) sensors, index iconSensors
proving physical presence, index iconHow to Recover a Lost Password by Proving Physical Presence
provisioning tool, index iconOracle Hardware Installation Assistant
PXE, install using, index iconHow to Install Windows Server 2008 Using PXE
PXE installation
configuring NFS service, index iconHow to Configure the NFS Service on Your PXE Server
configuring PXELINUX, index iconHow to Configure PXELINUX on Your PXE Server
configuring TFTP service, index iconHow to Configure the TFTP Service on Your PXE Server
configuring the DHCP server, index iconHow to Install and Configure a DHCP Server for PXE
creating an OVM image, index iconHow to Create a PXE Installation Image for Oracle VM
creating a OEL image, index iconHow to Create a PXE Installation Image for Oracle Linux
creating a RHEL image, index iconHow to Create a PXE Installation Image for RHEL
creating a SLES image, index iconHow to Create a PXE Installation Image for SLES
disabling the firewall, index iconDisabling the Firewall
disabling the firewall for Oracle Linux or RHEL, index iconHow to Disable the Firewall for Oracle Linux or Red Hat Enterprise Linux
disabling the firewall for SLES, index iconHow to Disable the Firewall for SUSE Linux
installing portmap, index iconHow to Install Portmap on Your PXE Server
Oracle Linux, index iconConfiguring a Linux Server to Support PXE Installation
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, index iconConfiguring a Linux Server to Support PXE Installation
PXELINUX configuration for PXE, index iconHow to Configure PXELINUX on Your PXE Server
PXE server configuration, index iconConfiguring a Linux Server to Support PXE Installation