Keeping your server's system and component firmware and OS drivers up to date with the most recent Oracle platform software release is a simple a two-step process.
First, use the Get Updates task to update the Oracle System Assistant software that resides on the dedicated USB drive inside the server. The Get Updates task connects to the My Oracle Support (MOS) site and downloads a new version of Oracle System Assistant, which includes a package of server- and OS–specific firmware, drivers, and tools.
Second, use the Firmware Update task to poll system firmware and server hardware to determine which components need an update. Choose the components to update or update all components.
The server update process consists of the following two steps:
Perform the Get Updates task.
Perform the Update Firmware task.
You can use the server's Product Notes document to stay abreast of enhancements, announcements, and issues that affect your server. Additionally, you can use the Product Notes document with the system overview and inventory screens to monitor and analyze the status of the server software and firmware.
Use the procedures in this section to keep your server current with the latest Oracle platform software release: