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Related Documentation

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Product Downloads

Download Product Software and Firmware

Oracle ILOM 3.1 Firmware Version Numbering Scheme

Support and Accessibility

Quick Start

Oracle ILOM 3.1 – Quick Start

Factory Default Settings

Mandatory Setup Tasks

Optional Setup Tasks

Daily Management Tasks

Routine Maintenance Tasks

Initial Setup FAQs

Configuration and Maintenance

Setting Up a Management Connection to Oracle ILOM and Logging In

Establishing a Management Connection to Oracle ILOM

Logging In to Oracle ILOM Server SP or CMM

Configuring Oracle ILOM for Maximum Security

Setting Up and Maintaining User Accounts

Managing User Credentials

Configuring Local User Accounts

Configuring Active Directory

Configuring LDAP/SSL

Configuring LDAP

Configuring RADIUS

Modifying Default Settings for Network Deployment and Administration

Network Deployment Principles and Considerations

Modifying Default Management Access Configuration Properties

Modifying Default Connectivity Configuration Properties

Example Setup of Dynamic DNS

Assigning System Identification Information

Setting Properties for SP or CMM Clock

Suggested Resolutions for Network Connectivity Issues

Using Remote KVMS Consoles for Host Server Redirection

First-Time Setup for Oracle ILOM Remote Console

Launching and Using the Oracle ILOM Remote Console

First Time Setup for Oracle ILOM Storage Redirection CLI

Launching and Using the Oracle ILOM Storage Redirection CLI

Starting and Stopping a Host Serial Redirection Session

Host Serial Console Log Properties

Configuring Host Server Management Actions

Controlling Host Power to Server or Blade System Chassis

Setting Host Diagnostic Tests to Run

Setting Next Boot Device on x86 Host Server

Setting Boot Behavior on SPARC Host Server

Overriding SPARC Host Boot Mode

Managing SPARC Host Domains

Setting SPARC Host KeySwitch State

Setting SPARC Host TPM State

Setting Up Alert Notifications and Syslog Server for Event Logging

Configuring Alert Notifications

Alert Notification Configuration Properties

Configure and Test Alert Notification (IPMI PET, SNMP, or Email)

Disable Alert Notification (IPMI PET, SNMP, or Email)

Configure SMTP Client for Email Alerts

Configuring Syslog for Event Logging

Configure Syslog IP Address for Event Logging

Setting System Management Power Source Policies

Power-On and Cooling-Down Policies Configurable From the Server SP

System Management Power Supply Policies Configurable From CMM

Setting Power Alert Notifications and Managing System Power Usage

Setting Power Consumption Alert Notifications

Setting CMM Power Grant and SP Power Limit Properties

Setting SP Advanced Power Capping Policy to Enforce Power Limit

Setting SP Power Management Settings for Power Policy (SPARC)

Setting the CMM Power Supply Redundancy Policy

Performing Oracle ILOM Maintenance and Configuration Management Tasks

Performing Firmware Updates

Reset Power to Service Processor or Chassis Monitoring Module

Backing Up, Restoring, or Resetting the Oracle ILOM Configuration

Maintaining x86 BIOS Configuration Parameters

BIOS Configuration Management

Performing BIOS Configuration Tasks From Oracle ILOM

SAS Zoning Chassis Blade Storage Resources

Zone Management for Chassis-Level SAS-2 Capable Resources

Manageable SAS-2 Zoning-Capable Devices

Sun Blade Zone Manager Properties

Important SAS Zoning Allocations Considerations

Enabling Zoning and Creating SAS-2 Zoning Assignments

Managing Existing SAS-2 Storage Resource Allocations

Resetting Sun Blade Zone Manager Allocations to Factory Defaults

Resetting the Zoning Password to Factory Default for Third-Party In-Band Management

User's Guide

Oracle ILOM Overview

About Oracle ILOM

Oracle ILOM Features and Functionality

Supported Management Interfaces

Supported Operating System Web Browsers

Integration With Other Management Tools

Getting Started With Oracle ILOM 3.1

Logging In to Oracle ILOM

Navigating the Redesigned 3.1 Web Interface

Navigating the Command-Line Interface (CLI) Namespace Targets

Collecting System Information, Monitoring Health Status, and Initiating Host Management

Collecting Information, Status, and Initiating Common Actions

Administering Open Problems

Administering Service Actions: Oracle Blade Chassis NEMs

Managing Oracle ILOM Log Entries

Performing Commonly Used Host Management Actions (Web)

Applying Host and System Management Actions

Administering Host Management Configuration Actions

Administering System Management Configuration Actions

Troubleshooting Oracle ILOM Managed Devices

Network Connection Issues: Oracle ILOM Interfaces

Tools for Observing and Debugging System Behavior

Enabling and Running Oracle ILOM Diagnostic Tools

Real-Time Power Monitoring Through Oracle ILOM Interfaces

Monitoring Power Consumption

Monitoring Power Allocations

Analyzing Power Usage Statistics

Comparing Power History Performance

Managing Oracle Hardware Faults Through the Oracle ILOM Fault Management Shell

Protecting Against Hardware Faults: Oracle ILOM Fault Manager

Oracle ILOM Fault Management Shell

Using fmadm to Administer Active Oracle Hardware Faults

Using fmdump to View Historical Fault Management Logs

Using fmstat to View the Fault Management Statistics Report

Using the Command-Line Interface

About the Command-Line Interface (CLI)

CLI Reference For Supported DMTF Syntax, Command Verbs, Options

CLI Reference For Executing Commands to Change Properties

CLI Reference For Mapping Management Tasks to CLI Targets

CLI Reference

Basic CLI Command Reference for Oracle ILOM 3.1

System Information and Management

Host and System Control

Oracle ILOM Initial Setup

System Monitoring and Status

System Inventory

Oracle ILOM Maintenance

Oracle ILOM Configuration Management

Oracle ILOM Help

SNMP, IPMI, CIM, WS-MAN Protocol Management

SNMP Overview

About Simple Network Management Protocol

SNMP Components


SNMP Command-Line Syntax Examples

Configuring SNMP Settings in Oracle ILOM

Managing SNMP Read and Write Access, User Accounts, and SNMP Trap Alerts (CLI)

Managing SNMP Read and Write Access, User Accounts, and SNMP Trap Alerts (Web)

Downloading SNMP MIBs Using Oracle ILOM

Manage User Accounts Using SNMP

Before You Begin – User Accounts (SNMP)

Configuring Oracle ILOM User Accounts (SNMP)

Configuring Oracle ILOM for Active Directory (SNMP)

Manage DNS Name Server Settings (SNMP)

Configuring Oracle ILOM for LDAP (SNMP)

Configuring Oracle ILOM for LDAP/SSL (SNMP)

Configuring Oracle ILOM for RADIUS (SNMP)

Manage Component Information and Email Alerts (SNMP)

Before You Begin – Component Information (SNMP)

Viewing Component Information (SNMP)

Managing Clock Settings, Event Log, Syslog Receiver, and Alert Rules (SNMP)

Configuring SMTP Client for Email Alert Notifications (SNMP)

Configuring Email Alert Settings (SNMP)

Monitor and Manage System Power (SNMP)

Before You Begin – Power Management (SNMP)

Monitoring the Power Consumption Interfaces (SNMP)

Maintaining System Power Policy (SNMP)

Managing System Power Properties (SNMP)

Manage Oracle ILOM Firmware Updates (SNMP)

Update Oracle ILOM Firmware (SNMP)

Manage Oracle ILOM Backup and Restore Configurations (SNMP)

View and Configure Backup and Restore Properties (SNMP)

Manage SPARC Diagnostics, POST, and Boot Mode Operations (SNMP)

Before You Begin – Manage SPARC Hosts (SNMP)

Managing SPARC Diagnostic, POST, and Boot Mode Properties (SNMP)

Server Managment Using IPMI

Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI)

Configuring the IPMI Service

Using IPMItool to Run ILOM CLI Commands

Performing System Management Tasks (IPMItool)

IPMItool Utility and Command Summary

Server Management Using WS-Management and CIM

WS-Management and CIM Overview

Configuring Support for WS-Management in Oracle ILOM

Supported DMTF SMASH Profiles, CIM Classes and CIM Indications

Oracle's Sun-Supported CIM Classes

Document Conventions for Oracle's Sun-Supported CIM Classes


































SNMP Command Examples

snmpget Command

snmpwalk Command

snmpbulkwalk Command

snmptable Command

snmpset Command

snmptrapd Command

Feature Updates and Release Notes

Feature Enhancements as of Oracle ILOM 3.1

Feature Enhancements Summary

Updates to Oracle ILOM 3.1.x Firmware

Initial 3.1 Point Releases for Servers and Sun Blade 6000 CMM

Deprecation Notice for WS-Man as of Oracle ILOM 3.2.1

Oracle ILOM 3.1 Known Issues

Documentation Titles in Translated Documents



Alert Notification Configuration Properties

For each alert notification, Oracle ILOM requires these three properties to be set: alert type, alert destination, and alert level. Depending on which alert type is configured, other properties are optionally configurable.

For further details about the configuration properties for alert notifications, see the following table.

Table 68 Alert Notification Configuration Properties

Alert Type
The alert type property specifies the message format and the delivery method that Oracle ILOM will use when creating and sending the alert message.

Alert type choices include:

  • IPMI PET AlertsRequired properties include: alert destination IP address and an alert level. Each specified alert destination must support the receipt of IPMI PET messages.

  • SNMP Trap Alerts – Required property includes: alert destination IP address, alert destination port number, and an alert level. Each specified destination must support the receipt of SNMP Trap messages.

  • Email AlertsRequired properties include: destination email address and alert level. Prior to enabling Email alerts, properties for the SMTP email server must be configured in Oracle ILOM.

Related Information:

Alert Destination
The Alert Destination property specifies where to send the alert message. IP address destinations must be configured for IPMI PET and SNMP alerts. Email address destinations must be configured for Email alerts.
Alert Destination Port
The TCP/UDP destination port only applies to SNMP alert configurations.

Oracle ILOM automatically selects a standard TCP/UDP destination port number. System administrators can optionally choose to accept the standard (162) port number or manually specify a TCP/UDP port number.

Alert Level
All alert notification configurations require setting an alert level.

Alert levels enable the sending of the alert notification. In addition, for IPMI PET alerts and Email alerts, alert levels act as a filter mechanism to ensure alert recipients only receive the alert messages that they are most interested in receiving.

Oracle ILOM offers the following alert levels with Minor being the lowest alert offered:

  • Minor – Generates alerts for informational events, as well as major and critical events.

  • Major – Generates alerts for all non-critical, non-recoverable, and critical events.

  • Critical – Generates alerts for all critical and non-recoverable events.

  • Disabled – Disables the alert configuration. Oracle ILOM will not generate an alert message.

Important - Oracle ILOM supports alert level filtering for all IPMI PET alert configurations and Email alert configurations. Oracle ILOM does not support alert level filtering for SNMP alert configurations. However, to enable Oracle ILOM to generate an SNMP alert, one of the following alert levels must be specified: Minor, Major, or Critical.

Email Custom Sender
Optional for Email Alerts
System administrators can optionally configure this property for Email alert configurations only.

The email_custom_sender property enables Oracle ILOM to override the SMPT customer sender address by using one of the following strings: <IPADDRESS> or <HOSTNAME>.

Example: alert@<IPADDRESS>.

Email Message Prefix
Optional for Email Alerts
System administrators can optionally configure this property for Email alert configurations only.

The Email Message Prefix property enables Oracle ILOM to prepend user-specified information to the message body.

Event Class Filter
Optional for Email Alerts
System administrators can optionally configure this property for Email alert configurations only.

The Event Class Filter property enables Oracle ILOM to filter out all information except the selected event class. To clear the filter and send information about all classes, enter empty double quotes (““).

Event Type Filter
Optional for Email Alerts
System administrators can optionally configure this property for Email alert configurations only.

The Event Type Filter property enables Oracle ILOM to filter out all information except the selected event type. To clear the filter and send information about all event types, enter empty double quotes (““).

SNMP Version
Optional for SNMP Alerts
The SNMP Version property enables system administrators to specify the SNMP trap version being sent. Supported SNMP versions include: 1, 2c, or 3.
SNMP Community Name


User Name

Optional for SNMP Alerts
System administrators can optionally specify an SNMPv1 or 2c community string or an SNMPv3 user name.

Note - If an SNMPv3 user name is configured, the SNMPv3 user name must be configured in Oracle ILOM. If the SNMP user name is not configured, the alert will not be authenticated for delivery.