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Using This Documentation

Product Notes

Related Documentation

Feedback

Support and Accessibility

Installation and Setup

Confirming Server and Site Specifications

Server Overview

Front Panel Components

Rear Panel Components

Confirming Specifications

Preparing for Installation

Shipping Kit

Handling Precautions

ESD Precautions

Tools Needed for Installation

Installing the Server

Install Optional Components

Rack Compatibility

Rackmount Kit

Determine Correct Rackmount Hardware

Mark the Rackmounting Location

Install the Rackmount Hardware

Install the Server

Installing the Shipping Bracket Assembly (Optional)

Installing the CMA (Optional)

Connecting the Server Cables

Cabling Requirements

Identifying Ports

Connecting Data and Management Cables

Secure Cables Using the CMA

Powering On the Server for the First Time

Connect a Terminal or Emulator to the SER MGT Port

Prepare Power Cords

Power On the System for the First Time

Oracle Solaris OS Configuration Parameters

Assigning a Static IP Address to the SP

Booting the Oracle Solaris Operating System

Administration

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

Service

Identifying Components

Front Panel Components

Rear Panel Components

Main Module Components

Processor Module Components

Illustrated Parts Breakdown

Detecting and Managing Faults

Diagnostics Overview

Diagnostics Process

Interpreting Diagnostic LEDs

Memory Fault Handling

Managing Faults (Oracle ILOM)

Fault Management Command Examples

Interpreting Log Files and System Messages

Managing Faults (POST)

Managing Faults (PSH)

Managing Components (ASR)

Verifying Oracle VTS Installation

Preparing for Service

Safety Information

Tools Needed for Service

Find the Server Serial Number

Locate the Server

Understanding Component Replacement Categories

Removing Power From the Server

Accessing Internal Components

Accessing the Main Module

Main Module Components

Remove the Main Module

Install the Main Module

Filler Panels

Servicing Processor Modules

Processor Module Overview

Processor Module LEDs

Replacing a Faulty Processor Module

Install a New Processor Module

Verify Processor Module Functionality

Servicing DIMMs

Understanding DIMM Configurations

Locate a Faulty DIMM (DIMM Fault Remind Button)

Locate a Faulty DIMM (show faulty Command)

Remove a DIMM

Install a DIMM

Increase Memory With Additional DIMMs

Increase Memory With Additional DIMMs (16-Gbyte Configurations)

Verify DIMM Functionality

Understanding DIMM Configuration Error Messages

Servicing Hard Drives

Hard Drive Hot-Pluggable Capabilities

Hard Drive Configuration Reference

Hard Drive LEDs

Locate a Faulty Hard Drive

Remove a Hard Drive

Install a Hard Drive

Verify Hard Drive Functionality

Servicing Power Supplies

Power Supply Overview

Power Supply and AC Power Connector Configuration Reference

Power Supply and AC Power Connector LEDs

Locate a Faulty Power Supply

Remove a Power Supply

Install a Power Supply

Verify Power Supply Functionality

Servicing RAID Expansion Modules

Remove the RAID Expansion Module

Install the RAID Expansion Module

Servicing the Service Processor Card

Service Processor Card Overview

Locate a Faulty Service Processor Card

Remove the Service Processor Card

Install the Service Processor Card

Verify Service Processor Card Functionality

Servicing the System Battery

Remove the System Battery

Install the System Battery

Verify the System Battery

Servicing Fan Modules

Fan Module Overview

Fan Module Configuration Reference

Fan Module LED

Locate a Faulty Fan Module

Remove a Fan Module

Install a Fan Module

Verify Fan Module Functionality

Servicing Express Modules

Express Module Configuration Reference

Express Module FRU Paths

Locate a Faulty Express Module

Remove an Express Module

Install an Express Module

Verify Express Module Functionality

Servicing the Rear I/O Module

Locate a Faulty Rear I/O Module

Remove the Rear I/O Module

Install the Rear I/O Module

Verify Rear I/O Module Functionality

Servicing the System Configuration PROM

System Configuration PROM Overview

Remove the System Configuration PROM

Install the System Configuration PROM

Servicing the Front I/O Assembly

Front I/O Assembly Overview

Remove the Front I/O Assembly

Install the Front I/O Assembly

Servicing the Storage Backplane

Remove a Storage Backplane

Install a Storage Backplane

Servicing the Main Module Motherboard

Main Module Motherboard Overview

Main Module Motherboard LEDs

Locate a Faulty Main Module Motherboard

Remove the Main Module Motherboard

Install the Main Module Motherboard

Verify Main Module Motherboard Functionality

Servicing the Rear Chassis Subassembly

Rear Chassis Subassembly Overview

Remove the Rear Chassis Subassembly

Install the Rear Chassis Subassembly

Returning the Server to Operation

Connect Power Cords

Power On the Server (start /SYS Command)

Power On the Server (Power Button)

Glossary

Index

Numbers and Symbols

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B

C

D

E

F

G

H

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K

L

M

N

O

P

Q

R

S

T

U

V

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safety information and symbols, index iconSafety Information
SCSI controller alias, index iconPrepare to Use the FCode Utility
select command, index iconPrepare to Use the FCode Utility
serial management port, see SER MGT port, index iconAccess the SP (Oracle ILOM)
serial terminal, settings, index iconConnect a Terminal or Emulator to the SER MGT Port
SER MGT port, index iconAccess the SP (Oracle ILOM)
server
connecting power cords, index iconConnect Power Cords
controlling, index iconControlling the Server
locating, index iconLocate the Server
powering off
emergency shutdown, index iconPower Off the Server (Emergency Shutdown)
gracefully with power button, index iconPower Off the Server (Power Button - Graceful)
using service processor command, index iconPower Off the Server (SP Command)
powering on
using power button, index iconPower On the Server (Power Button)
usingstart /SYS command, index iconPower On the Server (start /SYS Command)
resetting from ILOM, index iconReset the Server (Oracle ILOM)
resetting from the OS, index iconReset the Server (Oracle Solaris OS)
service processor
accessing, index iconAccess the SP (Oracle ILOM)
accessing with serial management port, index iconLog In to the SP (SER MGT Port)
FRU name, index iconFRU Reference
installing, index iconInstall the Service Processor Card
locating faulty, index iconLocate a Faulty Service Processor Card
powering on for the first time, index iconPower On the System for the First Time
removing, index iconRemove the Service Processor Card
set command, index iconAssign a Static IP Address to the NET MGT Port
verifying functionality, index iconVerify Service Processor Card Functionality
Service Processor LED, index iconInterpreting Diagnostic LEDs
service processor prompt, index iconPower Off the Server (SP Command)
set command, index iconAssign a Static IP Address to the NET MGT Port
shipping bracket fasteners, index iconDetermine Correct Shipping Bracket Fasteners
show-children command, index iconPrepare to Use the FCode Utility
show command, index iconDisplay FRU Information (show Command)
showcomponent command, index iconDisplay System Components
show-disks command, index iconBoot the Oracle Solaris Operating System
show faulty command
index iconCheck for Faults (show faulty Command)
index iconFault Management Command Examples
index iconClear POST-Detected Faults
index iconClear PSH-Detected Faults
and DIMM configuration errors, index iconDIMM Configuration Errors (show faulty Command Output)
using to check for faults, index iconDiagnostics Process
show /SP/network command, index iconAssign a Static IP Address to the NET MGT Port
slots, ports, and LEDs illustrated, index iconRear Panel Components
SP, resetting, index iconReset the SP to Default Values
Standby mode, index iconPrepare Power Cords
standby mode, when AC connected, index iconCabling Requirements
standby voltage, 3.3v, index iconPower On the System for the First Time
stop bit, index iconConnect a Terminal or Emulator to the SER MGT Port
stop /SYS (ILOM command), index iconPower Off the Server (SP Command)
storage backplanes
FRU name, index iconFRU Reference
installing, index iconInstall a Storage Backplane
removing, index iconRemove a Storage Backplane
SunVTS, index iconDiagnostics Overview
system administration overview, index iconUnderstanding System Administration Resources
system battery
FRU name, index iconFRU Reference
installing, index iconInstall the System Battery
removing, index iconRemove the System Battery
system communication, index iconAccessing the Server
system components, see components, index iconDisplay System Components
system configuration PROM
FRU name, index iconFRU Reference
installing, index iconInstall the System Configuration PROM
locating, index iconMain Module Components
removing, index iconRemove the System Configuration PROM
system console escape sequence#., index iconPower Cycle the Server
system console, logging in, index iconLog In to the System Console
system controls, front panel, index iconInterpreting Diagnostic LEDs
system identification, changing, index iconChange System Identifier Information
System Locator LED
index iconInterpreting Diagnostic LEDs
index iconInterpreting Diagnostic LEDs
system message log files, viewing, index iconView System Message Log Files
System Overtemp LED
index iconInterpreting Diagnostic LEDs
index iconInterpreting Diagnostic LEDs
System Power button, index iconInterpreting Diagnostic LEDs
System Power OK LED
index iconInterpreting Diagnostic LEDs
index iconInterpreting Diagnostic LEDs
System Service Required LED
index iconInterpreting Diagnostic LEDs
index iconInterpreting Diagnostic LEDs