Sun Server X3-2 (formerly Sun Fire X4170 M3) Product Notes

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Updated: August 2015

Installing Firmware

Updated firmware can be installed using one of the following:

  • Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center – Ops Center Enterprise Controller can automatically download the latest firmware from Oracle, or firmware can be loaded manually into the Enterprise Controller. In either case, Ops Center can install the firmware onto one or more servers, blades, or blade chassis.

    For more information, go to:

  • Oracle System Assistant – Oracle System Assistant can download and install the latest firmware from Oracle.

    For more information, see “Setting Up the Server Using Oracle System Assistant” in the Sun Server X3-2 Administration Guide.

  • Oracle Hardware Management Pack – The fwupdate CLI Tool within the Oracle Hardware Management Pack can be used to update firmware within the system.

    For more information, refer to the Oracle Hardware Management Pack Documentation Library at:

  • Oracle ILOM – Oracle ILOM and BIOS firmware are the only firmware that can be updated using either the Oracle ILOM web interface or the command-line interface.

    For more information, refer to the Oracle Integrated Lights Out Manager (ILOM) 3.1 Documentation Library at: