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Sun Fire V210 and V240 Servers Administration Guide






1. Introduction

1.1 Sun Fire V210 and V240 Servers Overview

1.1.1 Sun Fire V210 Server

1.1.2 Sun Fire V240 Server

1.1.3 Features

1.1.4 Preinstalled Software

1.1.5 Sun Fire V210 and V240 Servers--Comparison

1.2 Bezel Features

1.2.1 Server Status Indicators

1.2.2 To Turn the Locator LED On

1.2.3 To Turn the Locator LED Off

1.2.4 To Display Locator LED Status

1.2.5 Front Panel

1.2.6 On/Standby Switch Controlling Server Power States

1.2.7 Hard Drives

1.2.8 DVD-ROM Drive

1.2.9 System Configuration Card

1.2.10 Keyswitch

1.3 Back Panel Features

1.3.1 I/O Ports

1.3.2 Network Status Indicators

1.3.3 USB Ports

1.3.4 External SCSI Port

1.3.5 Power Supply Unit

1.4 System Prompts

2. Removing and Replacing Components

2.1 Replaceable Components

2.2 Avoiding Electrostatic Discharge

2.2.1 Avoiding Electrostatic Discharge While Working on the Front Panel

2.2.2 Opening the Front Bezel

2.3 Controlling Server Power

2.3.1 Powering On--Using the On/Standby Switch

2.3.2 Powering Off--Using the On/Standby Switch

2.4 Swapping a System Configuration Card Between Servers

2.4.1 Swapping a System Configuration Card Between Servers

2.5 Removing and Replacing Hard Drives

2.5.1 Removing a Hard Drive

2.5.2 Replacing a Hard Drive

2.5.3 Installing a SCSI Hard Drive With Solaris Running

2.5.4 Removing a SCSI Hard Drive With Solaris Running

2.6 Removing and Replacing the DVD Drive

2.6.1 Removing the DVD Drive

2.6.2 Replacing the DVD Drive

2.7 Removing and Replacing a Power Supply Unit

2.7.1 Removing a Power Supply Unit

2.7.2 Replacing a Power Supply Unit

3. Sun Advanced Lights Out Manager

3.1 Sun Advanced Lights Out Manager (ALOM)

3.1.1 Email Delivery Alerts

3.1.2 What ALOM Monitors

3.1.3 Automatic Server Restart

3.2 ALOM Management Ports

3.3 Setting the admin Password

3.4 Basic ALOM Functions

3.4.1 To Switch to the ALOM Prompt

3.4.2 To Switch to the Server Console Prompt

3.4.3 To Set the Serial Port Speed Back to the Default

3.4.4 scadm resetrsc Command

3.4.5 TTYB Console Output

4. Sun Management Center

4.1 Sun Management Center

4.1.1 How Sun Management Center Works

4.1.2 Other Sun Management Center Features Informal Tracking Hardware Diagnostic Suite Interoperability--Third-Party Monitoring Tools

4.1.3 Using Sun Management Center Obtaining the Latest Information

4.2 Hardware Diagnostic Suite

4.2.1 When to run Hardware Diagnostic Suite

4.2.2 Requirements for Using Hardware Diagnostic Suite

5. SunVTS

5.1 SunVTS

5.1.1 SunVTS Software and Security

5.1.2 Using SunVTS

5.1.3 To Find Out Whether SunVTS Is Installed

5.1.4 Installing SunVTS

5.1.5 Viewing SunVTS Documentation

6. Diagnostics

6.1 Overview of Diagnostic Tools

6.2 Status Indicators

6.3 Sun Advanced Lights Out Manager

6.4 POST Diagnostics

6.4.1 To Start POST Diagnostics--Method 1

6.4.2 To Start POST Diagnostics--Method 2

6.4.3 Controlling POST Diagnostics

6.5 OpenBoot Diagnostics

6.5.1 To Start OpenBoot Diagnostics

6.5.2 Controlling OpenBoot Diagnostics Tests test and test-all Commands What OpenBoot Diagnostics Error Messages Tell You

6.6 OpenBoot Commands

6.6.1 probe-scsi Command

6.6.2 probe-ide Command

6.6.3 show-devs Command

6.6.4 To Run OpenBoot Commands

6.7 Operating System Diagnostic Tools

6.7.1 Error and System Message Log Files

6.7.2 Solaris System Information Commands prtconf command prtdiag Command prtfru Command psrinfo Command showrev Command

6.7.3 To Run Solaris System Information Commands

6.8 Recent Diagnostic Test Results

6.8.1 To View Recent Test Results

6.9 OpenBoot Configuration Variables

6.9.1 To View and Set OpenBoot Configuration Variables To View OpenBoot Configuration Variables To Set OpenBoot Configuration Variables

6.10 Additional Diagnostic Tests for Specific Devices

6.10.1 Using the probe-scsi Command to Confirm That Hard Drives are Active

6.10.2 Using probe-ide Command to Confirm That the DVD or CD-ROM Drive is Connected

6.10.3 Using watch-net and watch-net-all Commands to Check the Network Connections

6.11 Automatic System Recovery

6.11.1 Auto-Boot Options

6.11.2 Error Handling Summary

6.11.3 Reset Scenarios

6.11.4 To Enable ASR

6.11.5 To Disable ASR