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Related Documentation


Support and Accessibility


Understanding the Server Module

Installation Task Overview

Server Module Overview

Front and Rear Panel Components

Confirming Server Module and Site Specifications

Physical Specifications

Environmental Specifications

Electrical Specifications

Preparing for Installation


Handling Precautions

ESD Precautions

Tools Needed for Installation

Plan Communication With the Server Module During Installation

Dongle Cables

Installing the Server Module

Prepare the Modular System and Server Module

Install Optional Components

Insert the Server Module Into the Chassis

Powering On the Server Module for the First Time

Method 1a – Power On the Host Through the CMM (Web Interface)

Method 1b – Power On the Host Through the CMM (CLI)

Method 2 – Power On the Host Through the CMM SER MGT Port (CLI)

Method 3 – Power On the Host Through the Front Panel (SP CLI)

Configuring the Oracle Solaris OS

Configure the OS

Install Oracle Solaris Software From the Network

Oracle Solaris Configuration Parameters

Assign a Static IP Address to the SP


Understanding System Administration Resources

Oracle ILOM Overview

Platform-Specific Oracle ILOM Features

Oracle Solaris OS Overview

OpenBoot Overview

Oracle VM Server for SPARC Overview

Multipathing Software

Hardware Management Pack Overview

Source for Downloading Hardware Management Pack Software

Hardware Management Pack Documentation

Accessing the Server

Log In to Oracle ILOM

Log In to the System Console

Display the ok Prompt

Display the Oracle ILOM -> Prompt

Use a Local Graphics Monitor

Oracle ILOM Remote Console

Controlling the Server

Power On the Server (Oracle ILOM)

Power Off the Server (Oracle ILOM)

Reset the Server (Oracle Solaris OS)

Reset the Server (Oracle ILOM)

Reset the SP to Default Values

Configuring Hardware RAID

Hardware RAID Support

Important Hardware RAID Guidelines

Prepare to Use the FCode Utility

FCode Utility Commands

Create a Hardware RAID Volume

Hot Spare Drives in RAID Volumes (LSI)

Determining If a Drive Has Failed

RAID Drive Replacement Strategies

Locate Device Paths

Changing Server Identification Information

Change Customer Data on FRU PROMs

Change System Identifier Information

Configuring Policy Settings

Specify Cooldown Mode

Restore the Host Power State at Restart

Specify the Host Power State at Restart

Disable or Re-Enable the Host Power-On Delay

Specify Parallel Boot of the SP and Host

Configure Host Behavior (Keyswitch State)

Configuring Network Addresses

SP Network Address Options

Disable or Re-Enable Network Access to the SP

Display the DHCP Server IP Address

Display the IP Address of the SP

Display the Host MAC Address

Using an In-band Connection to the SP

Configuring Boot Mode

Boot Mode Overview

Configure the Host Boot Mode (Oracle VM Server for SPARC)

Change the Host Boot Mode Behavior at Reset

Manage the Host Boot Mode Script

Display Host Boot Mode Expiration Date

Override OBP Settings to Reset the Server

Configuring Server Behavior at Restart

Specify Behavior When the Host Resets

Specify Behavior When the Host Stops Running

Set the Boot Timeout Interval

Specify Behavior at Boot Timeout

Specify Behavior if Restart Fails

Specify Maximum Restart Attempts

Configuring Devices

Unconfigure a Device Manually

Reconfigure a Device Manually

Monitoring the Server

Monitoring Faults

Enabling Automatic System Recovery

Display Server Components

Locate the Server

Updating the Firmware

Display the Firmware Version

Update the Firmware

Display OpenBoot Version

Display POST Version

Identifying WWN-Designated SAS2 Devices

World Wide Name Syntax

Mapping WWN Values to Hard Drives (OBP probe-scsi-all Command)

Identify a Disk Slot Using prtconf (Oracle Solaris OS)

WWN Syntax in an OS Installation on an Individual Drive

WWN Syntax in an OS Installation on a RAID Volume


Identifying Components

Illustrated Parts Breakdown

Front and Rear Panel Components

Detecting and Managing Faults

Diagnostics Overview

Diagnostics Process

Diagnostics LEDs

Managing Faults (Oracle ILOM)

Interpreting Log Files and System Messages

Checking if Oracle VTS Software Is Installed

Managing Faults (POST)

Managing Faults (PSH)

Managing Components (ASR)

Preparing for Service

Safety Information

Handling Precautions

Tools Needed for Service

Find the Modular System Chassis Serial Number

Find the Server Module Serial Number

Locate the Server Module

Preparing the Server Module for Removal

Remove the Server Module From the Modular System

Remove the Cover

Servicing Drives

Drive Configuration

Drive LEDs

Drive Hot-Plugging Guidelines

Locate a Faulty Drive

Remove a Drive

Remove a Drive Filler

Install a Drive

Install a Drive Filler

Verify Drive Functionality

Servicing Memory

Memory Faults

DIMM Locations

DIMM Configuration Guidelines

DIMM Handling Precautions

Locate a Faulty DIMM

Remove a DIMM

Install a DIMM

Clear the Fault and Verify the Functionality of the Replacement DIMM

Verify DIMM Functionality

Servicing the REM

Remove a REM

Install a REM

Servicing the FEM

Remove a FEM

Install a FEM

Servicing the SP Card

Remove the SP Card

Install the SP Card

Servicing the ID PROM

Remove the ID PROM

Install the ID PROM

Verify the ID PROM

Servicing a USB Flash Drive

Remove a USB Flash Drive

Install a USB Flash Drive

Servicing the Battery

Replace the Battery

Replacing the Server Module Enclosure Assembly (Motherboard)

Transfer Components to Another Enclosure Assembly

Returning the Server Module to Operation

Replace the Cover

Install the Server Module Into the Modular System

Power On the Host (Oracle ILOM)

Power On the Host (Power Button)



Numbers and Symbols























password, default Oracle ILOM, index iconAccess the SP (Oracle ILOM)
PCIe EMs, index iconServer Module Overview
physical specifications, index iconPhysical Specifications
planning the installation
index iconConfirming Server Module and Site Specifications
index iconPreparing for Installation
clearing faults, index iconClear POST-Detected Faults
components disabled by, index iconASR Overview
configuration examples, index iconConfigure POST
configuring, index iconConfigure POST
displaying version
index iconDisplay the Firmware Version
index iconDisplay POST Version
faults detected by
index iconDiagnostics Process
index iconPOST Overview
interpreting POST fault messages, index iconInterpret POST Fault Messages
and memory faults, index iconMemory Faults
modes and Oracle ILOM parameters, index iconOracle ILOM Properties That Affect POST Behavior
output, index iconPOST Output Reference
running, index iconManaging Faults (POST)
running diagnostics, index iconDiscover Faults Using POST
running in Diag mode, index iconRun POST With Maximum Testing
troubleshooting with, index iconDiagnostics Process
using for fault diagnosis, index iconDiagnostics Process
POST-detected faults, index iconCheck for Faults (show faulty Command)
power button
index iconFront and Rear Panel Components
index iconShut Down the OS and Host (Power Button – Graceful)
index iconShut Down the OS and Host (Emergency Shutdown)
power connector, index iconFront and Rear Panel Components
power off, index iconPower Off the Server (Oracle ILOM)
power on, index iconPower On the Server (Oracle ILOM)
power specifications, index iconElectrical Specifications
powering on
index iconPower On the Host (Oracle ILOM)
index iconPower On the Host (Power Button)
powering on the server module, index iconPowering On the Server Module for the First Time
ESD, index iconESD Precautions
handling, index iconHandling Precautions
preconfigured SCSI controller alias, index iconPrepare to Use the FCode Utility
preparing for service, index iconPreparing for Service
processor architecture, index iconServer Module Overview
prtdiag command, index iconList FRU Status (prtdiag Command)
PSH, index iconManaging Faults (PSH)
knowledge article web site, index iconCheck for PSH-Detected Faults
overview, index iconPSH Overview
PSH-detected faults, index iconCheck for Faults (show faulty Command)
checking for, index iconCheck for PSH-Detected Faults
clearing, index iconClear PSH-Detected Faults