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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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rack mount, staff required, index iconTools and Staff Required
rack mounting, staff required, index iconTools and Staff Required
rack mounting hardware
installing
in a round-hole rack, index iconHow to Install the Universal Rack Mounting Hardware in a Round-Hole Rack
in a square-hole rack, index iconHow to Install the Universal Rack Mounting Hardware in a Square-Hole Rack
standard, index iconDocumentation Errata
universal, index iconDocumentation Errata
rackmounting hardware, removing from the rack, index iconHow to Remove the Rackmounting Hardware from the Rack
rack mounting kit
identifying, index iconHow to Identify Your Rack Mounting Kit
standard
index iconHow to Identify Your Rack Mounting Kit
index iconInstalling the Server In the Rack Using the Standard Rack Mounting Kit
universal
index iconHow to Identify Your Rack Mounting Kit
index iconContents of the Universal Rack Mounting Kit
RAID, index iconWindows Server Installation Considerations
RAID arrays, Solaris 10 installation, index iconPreparing for OS Installation
raidconfig CLI tool, index iconOracle Hardware Management Pack
RAID, configuring, index iconCommon Server Management Tasks
RAID expansion module, See REM
recovering lost password, index iconRecovering a Lost Oracle ILOM Password
recovering SP firmware image, index iconHow to Recover the SP Firmware Image
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
creating a PXE installation image, index iconHow to Create a PXE Installation Image for RHEL
documentation, index iconInstalling RHEL 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 Red Hat Enterprise Linux
media kits, index iconHow to Download RHEL Media Kits
updating, index iconUpdating RHEL
updating drivers, index iconHow to Update the RHEL Drivers
redirecting console output to video port, index icon(Optional) How to Redirect the Console Output to the Video Port
reducing weight
index iconHow to Remove Components to Reduce Weight
index iconHow to Remove Components to Reduce Weight
REM
installing, index iconHow to Install a RAID Expansion Module
overview, index iconRAID Expansion Module Overview
removing, index iconHow to Remove a RAID Expansion Module
remote access, configuring the preboot menu, index iconHow to Use the edit Command and to Configure the Preboot Menu for Remote Access
remote console, connecting, index iconHow to Connect Remotely Using the Oracle ILOM Web Interface
remote console redirection to Linux media, index iconRemote Installation by Accessing the Console Using Oracle ILOM
remote console redirection to Windows media, index iconConfiguring a Remote Console
remotely powering on or off server, index iconCommon Server Management Tasks
removing
AC power cables, index iconHow to Remove and Install AC Power Cables
CMOD, index iconHow to Remove a CPU Module (CMOD)
CMOD battery, index iconHow to Replace the CMOD Battery (CRU)
CMOD cover, index iconHow to Remove the CPU Module (CMOD) Cover
CMOD filler, index iconHow to Remove a CMOD Filler
components
to reduce weight, index iconHow to Remove Components to Reduce Weight
CPU and heatsink, index iconHow to Remove a CPU and Heatsink Assembly (FRU)
DIMM, index iconHow to Remove a DIMM
fan module controller board (FB), index iconHow to Remove a Fan Module Controller Board
fan module (FM), index iconHow to Remove a Fan Module
FEM, index iconHow to Remove a Fabric Expansion Module
filler module (CMOD), index iconHow to Remove a CPU Module (CMOD)
hard drive, index iconHow to Remove a Hard Drive
hard drive backplane, index iconHow to Remove the Hard Drive Backplane
hard drive filler, index iconHow to Remove a Hard Drive Filler
multi port cable, index iconHow to Remove the Multiport Cable
NEM, index iconHow to Remove a NEM or a NEM Filler
PCIe EM, index iconHow to Remove a PCIe EM
power supply, index iconHow to Remove a Power Supply
rackmounting hardware from the rack, index iconHow to Remove the Rackmounting Hardware from the Rack
REM, index iconHow to Remove a RAID Expansion Module
SAM, index iconHow to Remove the Subassembly Module
server from the rack, index iconHow to Remove the Server from the Rack
shipping brackets, index iconHow to Remove the Universal Shipping Brackets
SP module, index iconHow to Remove the SP Module
removing components to reduce weight, index iconHow to Remove Components to Reduce Weight
replacing
CMOD battery, index iconHow to Replace the CMOD Battery (CRU)
hard drive backplane, index iconReplacing the Hard Drive Backplane (FRU)
resetting Oracle ILOM SP
Oracle ILOM CLI, index iconHow to Reset the Oracle ILOM SP Using the Command-Line Interface
Oracle ILOM web interface, index iconHow to Reset the Oracle ILOM SP Using the Web Interface
resource allocation, index iconI/O and Interrupt Resource Allocation
interrupts, index iconHow to Identify and Fix Interrupt Resource Shortages
restoring ILOM access to serial console, index iconRestoring Oracle ILOM Access to the Serial Console
RJ-45 (serial) port, index iconSP Module Multiport Cable Overview