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Sun Server X2-8 Product Documentation     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

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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backplane, hard drive, index iconDrive Backplane Overview
battery
CMOD (battery type: CR2032), index iconSystem Battery Overview
replacing
CMOD, index iconHow to Replace the CMOD Battery (CRU)
BIOS
POST errors, index iconBIOS POST Errors
resource allocation, index iconI/O and Interrupt Resource Allocation
BIOS and firmware upgrade using OHIA
index iconOracle Hardware Installation Assistant (OHIA)
index iconOracle Hardware Installation Assistant (OHIA)
biosconfig CLI tool, index iconOracle Hardware Management Pack
BIOS firmware
updating, index iconUpdating the Oracle ILOM and System BIOS
updating (CLI method), index iconHow to Update the Oracle ILOM and System BIOS Using the CLI
updating (web interface), index iconHow to Update the Oracle ILOM and System BIOS Using the Web Interface
BIOS POST
index iconDiagnostic Tools
index iconBIOS POST
BIOS setup utility, index iconHow to Get the SP IP Address by Using the BIOS Setup Utility
BIOS Setup utility, accessing, index iconHow to Access the BIOS Setup Utility
BIOS Setup Utility screens
Advanced, index iconAdvanced
Boot, index iconBoot
Chipset, index iconChipset
Exit, index iconExit
Main, index iconMain
PCIPnP, index iconPCIPnP
RC Settings, index iconRC Settings
Security, index iconSecurity
BIOS version, minimum, index iconMinimum Supported Firmware and BIOS
blade systems, index iconEvaluating Your Server Environment
bootable media server management option, index iconEvaluating Your Server Environment
boot disk
including in RAID
index iconWindows Server Installation Considerations
index iconHow to Install Windows Server 2008 R2
booting ILOM, index iconPreboot Menu Command Summary
boot OS, index iconBooting From OS Distribution Media
remotely, index iconHow to Boot From OS Distribution Media or ISO File Remotely
burn-in testing, index iconBurn-In Testing
deferred, index iconHow to Create and Save Scripts for Deferred Burn-in Testing
burn-in test scripts, index iconStandard Scripts