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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 Configuration

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)



Hardware Management Pack Overview

The Hardware Management Pack (HMP) from Oracle provides tools you can use to manage and configure Oracle servers from the host operating system. To use these tools, you must install the HMP software on your server. After installing the software, you will be able to perform the following server management tasks described in the following table.

Table 1 Hardware Management Pack -- Server Management Tasks

Server Management Task From Host OS1
Hardware Management Pack Implementation
Monitor Oracle hardware with host IP address
Use the Hardware Management Agent and the associated Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) plug-ins at the operating-system level to enable in-band monitoring of your Oracle hardware. This in-band monitoring functionality enables you to use your host operating system IP address to monitor your Oracle servers without the need of connecting the Oracle ILOM management port to your network.
Host OS-level management tool
Monitor storage devices, including RAID arrays
Use the Server Storage Management Agent at the operating-system level to enable in-band monitoring of the storage devices configured on your Oracle servers. The Server Storage Management Agent provides an operating-system daemon that gathers information about your server’s storage devices, such as hard disk drives (HDDs) and RAID arrays, and sends this information to the Oracle ILOM SP. The Storage Monitoring features in Oracle ILOM enable you to view and monitor the information provided by the Server Storage Management Agent. You can access the Storage Monitoring features in Oracle ILOM from the command-line interface (CLI).
Oracle ILOM 3.0 CLI Storage Monitoring features
Query, update, and validate firmware versions on supported SAS storage devices
Use the fwupdate CLI tool from the host operating system to query, update, and validate firmware versions on supported storage devices such as SAS host bus adapters (HBAs), embedded SAS storage controllers, LSI SAS storage expanders, and disk drives.
Host OS-level fwupdate CLI
Restore, set, and view Oracle Oracle ILOM configuration settings

Use the ilomconfig CLI tool from the host operating system to restore Oracle ILOM configuration settings, as well as to view and set Oracle ILOM properties associated with network management, clock configuration, and user management.
Host OS-level ilomconfig CLI
View or create RAID volumes on storage drives
Use the raidconfig CLI tool from the host operating system to view and create RAID volumes on storage drives that are attached to RAID controllers, including storage arrays.
Host OS-level raidconfig CLI
Use IPMItool to access and manage Oracle servers
Use the open source command-line IPMItool from the host operating system to access and manage your Oracle servers via the IPMI protocol.
Host OS-level command-line IMPItool

1Supported host operating systems include: Oracle Solaris, Linux, Windows, and VMware