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Using This Documentation

Product Notes

Related Documentation

Feedback

Support and Accessibility

Installation

About Blade Features and Components

Blade Features

Blade Front Panel Features

Blade Rear Panel Features

UEFI BIOS

Specifications

Installing the Blade

Installation Overview

Preparing to Install the Blade

Shipping Inventory List

ESD and Safety Precautions

Additional Components

Prepare the Chassis

Install Your Blade

Cabling the Blade

Attach the 3-Cable Dongle to the Blade

Attach a VGA Monitor to the Dongle Video Connector

Attach a Keyboard and Mouse to the Dongle or Blade

Attach a Serial Device to the Dongle

Cable the CMM NET MGT Port

Connecting to Oracle ILOM

Oracle ILOM Overview

Determining the Oracle ILOM SP IP Address

Logging In to Blade SP Oracle ILOM

Accessing the Blade Console Through Oracle ILOM

Setting Up Software and Firmware

Accessing Oracle System Assistant

Set Up Software and Firmware (Oracle System Assistant)

Setting Up an Operating System and Drivers

Preparing the Storage Drives to Install an Operating System

Supported Host Bus Adapters

Prepare the Storage Drives (Oracle System Assistant)

Make a Virtual Drive Bootable (LSI WebBIOS Utility)

Configuring the Preinstalled Oracle Solaris OS

Oracle Solaris OS Documentation

Configuration Worksheet

Configure Preinstalled Oracle Solaris 11

Configuring Preinstalled Oracle VM Software

Oracle VM Server Configuration Worksheet

Configure the Preinstalled Oracle VM Server

Updating Oracle VM Software

Getting Started With Oracle VM

Troubleshoot Installation Issues

Powering Off the Blade for Graceful Shutdown

Powering Off the Blade for Immediate Shutdown

Resetting the Blade

Identifying Blade Faults

Troubleshooting Blade Power States

Technical Support Information Worksheet

Locating the System Serial Number

Oracle Solaris OS Installation and Setup

About Oracle Solaris OS Installation

Oracle Solaris Installation Task Table

Supported OS Versions and Latest Information

OS Installation Options

Preparing to Install the OS

Obtaining Oracle Solaris Documentation

Setting Up the Installation Session

Setting Up the BIOS

Installing the Oracle Solaris OS

Install Supported Versions of the Oracle Solaris OS

Identify Logical and Physical Network Interface Names

Installing Server System Tools and Accessing Drivers

Oracle VM OS Installation and Setup

About Oracle VM Software Installation

Oracle VM Installation Task Table

Oracle VM Overview

Oracle VM Installation Options

Oracle System Assistant

Preparing for Oracle VM Server Installation

Preparing the Installation Environment

Creating a Virtual Disk and Setting the Boot Disk

Verify BIOS Optimal Defaults

Installing Oracle VM Server

Install Oracle VM Server (Oracle System Assistant)

Installing Oracle VM Server (Manually)

Completing the Oracle VM Installation

Install Server System Tools

Update the Oracle VM Drivers

Creating and Managing Oracle VM Resources

Linux OS Installation and Setup

About Linux Installation

Supported OS Versions and Latest Information

OS Installation Options

Oracle System Assistant

Preparing to Install the OS

Downloading Installation Media Kits

Setting Up the Installation Method

Setting Up the BIOS

Installing the Operating System

Identifying Logical and Physical Network Interface Names for Linux OS Configuration

Install a Linux OS (Oracle System Assistant)

Installing a Linux OS (Manually)

Installing Server System Tools and Updating Drivers

Updating a Linux OS to a New Version

Windows OS Installation and Setup

About Windows OS Installation

Supported OS Versions and Latest Information

OS Installation Options

Oracle System Assistant

Preparing to Install the OS

Setting Up the Installation Method

Setting Up the BIOS

Installing the Windows OS

Install Windows (Oracle System Assistant)

Install Windows Server 2008 R2 Manually

Install Windows Server 2008 (PXE)

Installing Server System Tools and Updating Drivers

VMware ESXi Installation and Setup

About VMware ESXi 5 Installation

Installation Task Map

VMware ESXi 5 and Blade Documentation

Software Installation Options

Single-Server Interactive Installation Methods

Preparing for ESXi 5 Installation

Set Up for Local Installation

Set Up for Remote Installation

Gather Required Information

Enable UEFI BIOS

Verify BIOS Optimal Defaults

Creating a Virtual Disk and Setting the Boot Disk

Installing VMware ESXi 5

Install VMware ESXi 5 Using Local or Remote Interactive Installation

Update VMware ESXi 5

Install VMware ESXi 5 Drivers

Administration

Planning the System Management Environment

Choosing Tools for Single System Management

Choosing Tools for Multiple System Management

System Management Tools Overview

Common System Management Tasks

Common System Administrative Tasks

Evaluating the Server Environment

Accessing System Management Tools

Accessing Oracle System Assistant

Accessing Oracle ILOM

Accessing Oracle Hardware Management Pack

Setting Up the Blade With Oracle System Assistant

Overview of Oracle System Assistant

Using the Help and Exit Buttons

Using Oracle System Assistant for Server Configuration

Oracle System Assistant Administrative Tasks

Managing a Server Using Oracle System Assistant

Configure the Server Using Oracle System Assistant

View System Overview

View System Inventory

Configure Network Settings

Get Updates for a New Platform Software Release

Update Firmware

Configure Hardware for RAID

Configure Hardware for Oracle ILOM SP

Install an Operating System

Set Preferences to Disable Oracle System Assistant

Set Preferences for Keyboard Language

Perform Advanced Tasks to Access Oracle System Assistant Shell

Perform Advanced Tasks to Check Media Integrity

Maintaining Oracle System Assistant

Troubleshooting Oracle System Assistant

Mounting the Oracle System Assistant USB Flash Drive

Setting Up Software and Firmware

Set Up Software and Firmware (OSA)

Set Up Software and Firmware (Oracle ILOM)

Set Up Software and Firmware (Oracle Hardware Management Pack)

Managing Server Policies Using Oracle ILOM

Oracle ILOM Features

Oracle ILOM Features for x86 Sun Servers

Sideband Management

Service Processor Power-On Policies

Power Management Policies Supported

Diagnostics Using Pc-Check and NMI

Control Next Boot Device

FRU TLI Auto-Update

Switch Serial Port Output to Host Management Console

Back Up and Restore BIOS Configuration

Administer Open Problems

Clear Blade Faults

Configure Management Policies Using Oracle ILOM (Web)

Configure Management Policies Using Oracle ILOM (CLI)

Configuring RAID

Supported HBA REMs

RAID Considerations

Creating a RAID Volume

Setting Up the Blade With BIOS Setup Utility

Access BIOS Setup Utility Menus

Navigate BIOS Setup Utility Menus

BIOS Key Mappings

BIOS Setup Utility Menu Overview

Selecting Legacy and UEFI BIOS

Configuring the UEFI BIOS Boot Mode

Supported Boot Modes

UEFI BIOS Advantages

Configuration Utilities for Add-In Cards

Select UEFI or Legacy BIOS Boot Mode

Common BIOS Setup Utility Tasks

Verify BIOS Factory Default Settings

Select the Boot Device

Configure TPM Support

Configure SP Network Settings

Legacy BIOS Option ROM Allocation Considerations

Configure Option ROM Settings

Modify Device Configuration

Allocating I/O Resources

Configure iSCSI Virtual Drives

Exit BIOS Setup Utility

BIOS Setup Utility Screen Reference

BIOS Main Menu Selections

BIOS Advanced Menu Selections

BIOS IO Menu Selections

BIOS Boot Menu Selections

BIOS UEFI Driver Control Menu Selections

BIOS Save & Exit Menu Selections

BIOS LSI MegaRAID Configuration Utility Screen Reference

Accessing BIOS LSI MegaRAID Configuration Utility Controller Management Menus

BIOS LSI MegaRAID Configuration Utility Controller Management Selections

BIOS LSI MegaRAID Configuration Utility Drive Management Menu Selections

BIOS LSI MegaRAID Configuration Utility Virtual Drive Management Menu Selections

BIOS LSI MegaRAID Configuration Utility Enclosure Management Menu Selections

Identifying Hardware Components and SNMP Messages

Identifying System Hardware Components

Table Legend

System Board Components (Sensors)

Sensors

Field Replaceable Units (FRUs)

SNMP and PET Traps

Service

About the Netra Blade X3-2B

Product Description

Front Panel Features

Front Panel LEDs

Rear Panel Features

Supported Chassis

About Oracle ILOM

About the Chassis Monitoring Module (CMM)

Replaceable Blade Components

Preparing the Blade for Service

Obtaining the Serial Number

Powering Off the Blade

Performing ESD and Antistatic Prevention Measures

Using the Locate LED to Identify the Blade

Removing the Blade from the Chassis

Removing the Blade Top Cover

Removing or Inserting Blade Filler Panels

Removing or Inserting Component Filler Panels

Connecting the Multi-port Cable

Servicing Blade Components

Servicing a Storage Drive

Servicing DIMMs

Servicing the System Battery

Servicing USB Flash Drives

Servicing a Fabric Expansion Module

Servicing a RAID Expansion Module

Servicing a Processor and Heat Sink Assembly

Servicing the Blade and Motherboard Assembly

Returning Blade to Operation

Install the Blade Top Cover

Install the Blade in the Chassis

Powering On the Blade

Power On from Oracle ILOM SP (CLI)

Power On From Oracle ILOM SP (Web)

Troubleshooting the Blade

Diagnosing Hardware Faults

Using LED Indicators

Using the DIMM and Processor Test Circuit

Using Diagnostic Tools

Troubleshooting Power States

Firmware and Software Troubleshooting

BIOS POST Checkpoints

About POST Code Checkpoint Memory Testing

Viewing POST Code Checkpoints

Configure Boot Settings

POST Code Checkpoint Reference

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operating system
choosing a management tool for installation, index iconPlanning for Operating System Installation
installing
index iconInstall an Operating System
index iconInstall an Operating System
Linux tools and drivers, index iconOracle System Assistant
Oracle VM tools and drivers, index iconOracle System Assistant
Solaris tools and drivers, index iconOracle System Assistant
operating system installation, Solaris assisted method, index iconTasks Overview
operating system support, index iconBlade Features
operating system version, updating, index iconUpdating a Linux OS to a New Version
optimal default BIOS settings
index iconLoad BIOS Optimal Default Settings
index iconLoad BIOS Optimal Default Settings
index iconLoad BIOS Optimal Default Settings
optional components, index iconAdditional Components
Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center, overview, index iconChoosing Tools for Multiple System Management
Oracle Hardware Management Pack
accessing through Oracle System Assistant, index iconAccess Oracle Hardware Management Pack (OSA)
overview, index iconOracle Hardware Management Pack
Oracle ILOM
about server module Oracle ILOM SP, index iconAbout Blade SP Oracle ILOM
displaying the IP address using the CLI, index iconDisplay the Oracle ILOM IP Address (CLI)
host console redirection, index iconAccessing the Blade Console Through Oracle ILOM
login using command-line interface (CLI), index iconLog In to the Oracle ILOM SP CLI (Ethernet)
login using serial connection, index iconLog In to Oracle ILOM SP CLI (Serial)
login using web interface, index iconLog In to the Oracle ILOM SP Web Interface (Ethernet)
overview, index iconOracle ILOM Overview
ways to access, index iconLogging In to Blade SP Oracle ILOM
Oracle ILOM configuration (Solaris OS), index iconTasks Overview
Oracle Integrated Lights Out Manager (ILOM)
accessing through CLI, index iconAccess Oracle ILOM (CLI)
accessing through web browser, index iconAccess Oracle ILOM (Web)
clock settings
index iconConfigure Hardware for Oracle ILOM SP
index iconConfigure Hardware for Oracle ILOM SP
DNS settings
index iconConfigure Hardware for Oracle ILOM SP
index iconConfigure Hardware for Oracle ILOM SP
identification
index iconConfigure Hardware for Oracle ILOM SP
index iconConfigure Hardware for Oracle ILOM SP
logging in (CLI)
index iconUse the Locate LED From Oracle ILOM (CLI)
index iconView BIOS POST Code Checkpoints (CLI)
logging in (web), index iconView BIOS POST Code Checkpoints (Web)
network configuration
index iconConfigure Hardware for Oracle ILOM SP
index iconConfigure Hardware for Oracle ILOM SP
overview, index iconOracle Integrated Lights Out Manager (ILOM)
RemoteConsole application
index iconSet Up for Remote Installation
index iconSet Up for Remote Installation
index iconSet Up for Remote Installation
update through Oracle System Assistant
index iconUpdate Firmware
index iconUpdate Firmware
user accounts
index iconConfigure Hardware for Oracle ILOM SP
index iconConfigure Hardware for Oracle ILOM SP
Oracle Linux
installing manually, index iconInstall OEL Manually
logical and physical interface names, identifying, index iconIdentify Logical and Physical Network Interface Names While Installing Oracle Linux or RHEL
media kits, index iconDownload Oracle Linux Media Kits
updating version, index iconUpdate the Linux Operating System Version
Oracle Solaris 11, index iconConfiguring the Preinstalled Oracle Solaris OS
Oracle Solaris Operating System, supported versions, index iconSupported Oracle Solaris Operating System Versions
Oracle System Assistant
accessing during boot, index iconAccess Oracle System Assistant at Startup
accessing file system
index iconPerform Advanced Tasks to Access Oracle System Assistant Shell
index iconPerform Advanced Tasks to Access Oracle System Assistant Shell
accessing from ILOM, index iconAccess Oracle System Assistant From Oracle ILOM (Web)
accessing Linux shell
index iconPerform Advanced Tasks to Access Oracle System Assistant Shell
index iconPerform Advanced Tasks to Access Oracle System Assistant Shell
advanced tasks
index iconPerform Advanced Tasks to Access Oracle System Assistant Shell
index iconPerform Advanced Tasks to Access Oracle System Assistant Shell
check media integrity
index iconPerform Advanced Tasks to Check Media Integrity
index iconPerform Advanced Tasks to Check Media Integrity
configuring hardware RAID
index iconConfigure Hardware for RAID
index iconConfigure Hardware for RAID
configuring ILOM SP
index iconConfigure Hardware for Oracle ILOM SP
index iconConfigure Hardware for Oracle ILOM SP
configuring network settings
index iconConfigure Network Settings
index iconConfigure Network Settings
configuring server
index iconUsing Oracle System Assistant for Server Configuration
index iconManaging a Server Using Oracle System Assistant
corrupted or erased
index iconRestore Oracle System Assistant Software
index iconRestore Oracle System Assistant Software
disabling
index iconSet Preferences to Disable Oracle System Assistant
index iconSet Preferences to Disable Oracle System Assistant
enabling from BIOS
index iconEnable Oracle System Assistant From BIOS
index iconEnable Oracle System Assistant From BIOS
exit, index iconUsing the Help and Exit Buttons
functions, index iconOverview of Oracle System Assistant
getting software updates
index iconGet Platform Software Release Updates
index iconGet Updates for a New Platform Software Release
help, index iconUsing the Help and Exit Buttons
installing an OS
index iconInstall an Operating System
index iconInstall an Operating System
installing Linux OS, index iconOracle System Assistant
installing OS
index iconInstall Oracle VM Server (Oracle System Assistant)
index iconInstall a Linux OS (Oracle System Assistant)
install Linux OS, index iconAssisted OS Installation
Linux OS install task, index iconOracle System Assistant OS Installation Task
obtaining latest version (Linux)
index iconObtaining Oracle System Assistant
index iconObtaining Oracle System Assistant
obtaining latest version (Solaris OS), index iconObtaining Oracle System Assistant
obtaining latest version (Windows OS), index iconObtaining Oracle System Assistant
on Windows OS, overview, index iconOracle System Assistant
Oracle Linux command-line environment, index iconOracle System Assistant
Oracle VM, index iconOracle System Assistant
Oracle VM, install OS task, index iconOracle System Assistant OS Installation Task
Oracle VM, Oracle Linux command-line environment, index iconOracle System Assistant
OS installation, index iconInstall Windows (Oracle System Assistant)
overview
index iconOracle System Assistant
index iconOverview of Oracle System Assistant
overview (Windows OS), index iconOracle System Assistant Tasks Overview
ReadMe, index iconView Oracle System Assistant ReadMe Files
Release Notes, index iconView Oracle System Assistant ReadMe Files
restoring
index iconRestore Oracle System Assistant Software
index iconRestore Oracle System Assistant Software
setting keyboard language
index iconSet Preferences for Keyboard Language
index iconSet Preferences for Keyboard Language
setting up server, index iconSetting Up the Blade With Oracle System Assistant
setting up software, index iconSetting Up Software and Firmware
Solaris command-line environment, index iconOracle System Assistant
Solaris OS
index iconAssisted OS Installation
index iconOracle System Assistant
Solaris OS, installation tasks, index iconOS Installation Task
troubleshooting
index iconTroubleshooting Oracle System Assistant
index iconTroubleshooting Oracle System Assistant
index iconTroubleshooting Oracle System Assistant
update firmware
index iconUpdate Firmware
index iconUpdate Firmware
updating system tools and drivers, index iconInstall Server System Tools
verifying installation
index iconVerify That Oracle System Assistant Is Installed
index iconVerify That Oracle System Assistant Is Installed
viewing system information and inventory
index iconView System Overview
index iconView System Overview
Oracle VM
downloading media
index iconSet Up for Local Installation
index iconSet Up for Remote or PXE Installation
installing
index iconOracle VM Overview
index iconInstalling Oracle VM Server
installing from distribution media, index iconInstall Oracle VM Server Using Local or Remote Media
Oracle VM pre-installed on FMod, index iconConfiguring Preinstalled Oracle VM Software
Oracle VM software, installing
index iconInstall an Operating System
index iconInstall an Operating System
OS, pre-installed image configuration
index iconConfiguring the Preinstalled Oracle Solaris OS
index iconConfiguring Preinstalled Oracle VM Software
overview, blade, index iconAbout Blade Features and Components