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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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task map, Solaris 10 installation, index iconInstalling Solaris OS
task table, servicing sequence, index iconService Task Table
temperature 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
testing
ATAPI devices, index iconHow to View Test Results Using Show Results Summary
burn-in, index iconBurn-In Testing
burn-in deferred, index iconHow to Create and Save Scripts for Deferred Burn-in Testing
hard drive, index iconHow to View Test Results Using Show Results Summary
memory, index iconHow to View Test Results Using Show Results Summary
motherboard, index iconHow to View Test Results Using Show Results Summary
motherboard components, index iconPc-Check Diagnostics Overview
mouse, index iconHow to View Test Results Using Show Results Summary
multimedia components, index iconHow to View Test Results Using Show Results Summary
processor, index iconHow to View Test Results Using Show Results Summary
USB, index iconHow to View Test Results Using Show Results Summary
video, index iconHow to View Test Results Using Show Results Summary
test scripts, burn-in, index iconStandard Scripts
TFTP service configuration for PXE, index iconHow to Configure the TFTP Service on Your PXE Server
thermal compound (grease), index iconHow to Install a CPU and Heatsink Assembly (FRU)
thermal sensors, locations, index iconThermal Sensor Locations
thresholds, setting up, index iconHow to Use the Web Interface to Monitor Power Usage and Set Notification Thresholds
time stamps in Oracle ILOM SP SEL, index iconInterpreting Event Log Time Stamps
Tools and Drivers CD, index iconHow to Use the Tools and Drivers CD
tools, list of required, index iconRequired Service Tools
tools required
index iconTools and Staff Required
index iconTools and Staff Required
TPM, index iconConfiguring Support for the Trusted Platform Module
training, Oracle Solaris OS, index iconOracle Solaris OS Information Products and Training
traps, sensors and, index iconSNMP and PET Traps
troubleshooting
DIMM problems, index iconTroubleshooting DIMM Problems
guidelines, index iconHow to Gather Service Visit Information
power problems, index iconHow to Troubleshoot Power Problems
troubleshooting options, index iconTroubleshooting Options
Trusted Platform Module, index iconConfiguring Support for the Trusted Platform Module