This document contains procedures and special information for upgrading your Sun Firetrademark X4500 server to the software release 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, and 1.7.

Related Documentation

All Sun hardware and software documentation is available at:

For other documentation, go to:

For the most up-to-date information about the Sun Fire X4500/X4540 server, navigate to the Sun Fire X4500/X4540 document collection using the High-End Servers and x64 Servers product category links.

Translated versions of some of these documents might also be available after the product’s world-wide release date. Select a language from the drop-down list and browse or navigate to the Sun Fire X4500/X4540 x64 document collection. Available translations for the Sun Fire servers 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.

Product Updates

For product updates that you can download for the Sun Fire X4500 server, follow the links at the following Web site:

This site contains updates for firmware and drivers, as well as CD-ROM .iso images.

Contacting Sun Technical Support

If you have technical questions about the Sun Fire X4500 server that are not answered in this document, go to:

See the Support menu for links to the Knowledgebase.

If you need to contact Sun technical support, please have the following information available so that we can best assist you in resolving problems:

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Sun Fire X4500 Server Release Notes For Software Releases 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, and 1.7, 820-3840-14.