C H A P T E R  4

ALOM Fault Management Tasks

ALOM CMT contains fault management features. To use these features, use the showfaults and clearfault commands. This chapter contains information on the following headings:

Sources of Fault Information

Faults are events indicating that some corrective action is required.

Faults can come from three sources:

The corrective actions indicated by faults can take three forms:

Getting Knowledge Articles for Managing Faults

To manage system faults effectively, access the knowledge article database at www.sun.com.

procedure icon  To Get the Appropriate Knowledge Article

1. At the sc> prompt, issue the showfaults command

sc> showfaults
ID FRU               Fault
 0 FIOBD             Host detected fault, MSGID: SUNW-TEST07
 1 MB                Host detected fault, MSGID: SUNW-TEST07

2. Identify the SUNW-MSG-ID string in the showfault output

In this example, it is SUNW-TEST07.

3. Point your browser to http://www.sun.com/msg/SUNW-TEST07

(Alternatively, point your browser to http://www.sun.com/msg/ and type the SUNW-MSG-ID SUNW-TEST07 into the lookup window on the http://www.sun.com/msg/ web page)

4. Read and follow the instructions in the article supplied by the www.sun.com/msg web site.

For example, the knowledge article might advise you to: