The ELOM-to-ILOM Migration User’s Guide provides information and detailed procedures for converting Sun Fire X4150 and Sun Fire X4450 servers and Sun Blade X6250 and Sun Blade X6450 server modules from an Embedded Lights Out Manager (ELOM)-based system to an Integrated Lights Out Manager (ILOM)-based system. This document also provides information and procedures for migrating these servers from an ILOM-based system to an ELOM-based system. This document is written for technicians, system administrators, authorized service providers (ASPs), and users who have experience upgrading server hardware, software, and firmware.

Typographic Conventions





The names of commands, files, and directories; on-screen computer output

Edit your.login file.

Use ls -a to list all files.

% You have mail.


What you type, when contrasted with on-screen computer output

% su



Book titles, new words or terms, words to be emphasized. Replace command-line variables with real names or values.

Read Chapter 6 in the User’s Guide.

These are called class options.

You must be superuser to do this.

To delete a file, type rm filename.

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Related Documentation

For a description of the document set for your server, see the Where To Find Documentation sheet that is packed with your server and also posted at the product’s documentation site.

Translated versions of some of these documents are also available at Select a language from the drop-down list, and navigate to your server’s document collection using the High-End Servers and x64 Server or Blade Server category links. Available translations might include Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, French, Japanese, and Korean.

English documentation is revised more frequently and might be more up-to-date than the translated documentation.

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