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Oracle Server CLI Tools and IPMItool 2.1 User's Guide
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About This Documentation (PDF and HTML)

Change History

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


Automatic Mode fwupdate Command-Line Interface

Automatic command-line mode uses an XML metadata file that is included in the platform firmware downloads.

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.

Automatic fwupdate mode uses the following syntax:

fwupdate subcommand target —x filename .xml options

where target is the type of device that is being listed or updated, filename is the .xml file that contains the firmware update metadata, and subcommand is one of the options shown in the following table.

Update mode allows updating a single component based on command-line directives.

See also: