Some product features are enabled only when the latest versions of operating systems, patches, and firmware are installed. To retain optimal performance, security, and stability, you must install the latest available operating systems, patches, and firmware.
System Software Release 1.8 is associated with system firmware 220.127.116.11. Newer system firmware versions have a higher number, or a letter added to the number. For example, a future Software Release might be associated with system firmware version 18.104.22.168.a.
To verify that the server firmware version is a minimum of 22.214.171.124 or higher:
To check the system firmware version, you can use either the Oracle ILOM web interface or the command-line interface (CLI).
For more details, refer to information about viewing system information and inventory in your server administration guide, which is available at http://www.oracle.com/goto/x86admindiag/docs.
For more information, see Getting Server Firmware and Software.
Refer to the information about performing firmware updates in the Oracle ILOM Administrators Guide for Configuration and Maintenance, which is available at http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E37444_01/index.html. Ensure that you perform the preparatory steps described in that document before updating the firmware.