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Oracle Server CLI Tools and IPMItool 2.1 User's Guide
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Oracle Hardware CLI Tools Overview

Installing Components Using the Oracle Hardware Management Pack Installer

Getting Started


Installation Issues

Getting the Software

Installing Hardware Management Pack Components Using Installer

CLI Tools Command Syntax and Conventions

CLI Tools Command Syntax

CLI Tools Device-Naming Convention

Using the biosconfig Tool

biosconfig Dependencies

biosconfig Terminology

Using biosconfig

biosconfig for Solaris OS

biosconfig for Windows

biosconfig Command Overview

What Changes the Boot List

Important Notes on Devices

Configuring the Device Boot Order

BIOS CMOS Configuration

Commands That Produce Unrelated, Innocuous, Extra Output

Using the fwupdate Tool

fwupdate Command-Line Interface

Automatic Mode fwupdate Command-Line Interface

Manual Mode fwupdate Command-Line Interface

update Subcommand

list Subcommand

reset Subcommand

Device-Naming Convention

Execution Summary

Using the raidconfig Tool

raidconfig Overview

raidconfig Command Overview

list Subcommand

create raid Subcommand

delete raid Subcommand

add spare Subcommand

remove spare Subcommand and Options

modify Subcommand

export Subcommand

raidconfig export Options

import Subcommand

Using the ilomconfig Tool

ilomconfig Overview

ilomconfig Commands

Using ipmitool for Windows

ipmitool Overview

Sun IPMI System Management Driver 2.1

Using ipmitool for Configuration Tasks

CLI Tools Error Codes

Common Error Codes

biosconfig Error Codes

raidconfig Error Codes

ilomconfig Error Codes

fwupdate Error Codes


Manual Mode fwupdate Command-Line Interface

Manual command-line mode is designed to update a single component with a user-specified firmware file.

The following restrictions apply when using the fwupdate command:

When a command fails, it returns one of several failure codes listed in fwupdate Error Codes.

Note - Default (noarg) behavior of the tool lists the help options. Incomplete command-line arguments result in an error, and context-sensitive help is displayed.

The tool uses the following syntax:

fwupdate subcommand target options

where target is the type of device that is being listed or updated, options are options specific to the subcommand, and subcommand is one of the options shown in the following table.

Listing mode displays system data and helps select components for upgrade.
Update mode allows updating a single component based on command-line directives.
Reset mode allows resetting of individual components.

See also: