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Using This Documentation

Install Guide

Management Agents User's Guide

CLI Tools User's Guide

Oracle Server CLI Tools Overview

CLI Tools Command Syntax and Conventions

CLI Tools Command Syntax

CLI Tools Device-Naming Convention

Using the biosconfig Tool

biosconfig Overview

biosconfig Requirements

biosconfig Terminology

Device Terminology Used by biosconfig

Device Name Examples

Editing XML Files

biosconfig Command Overview

biosconfig for Oracle Solaris OS

biosconfig for Windows

How to Install the biosconfig Sun System Management Driver on Windows 2008 R2 and Windows 2008 64–bit

How to Uninstall the biosconfig Sun System Management Driver on Windows 2008 R2 and Windows 2008 64–bit

Viewing biosconfig Command Options and Version Information

How to View biosconfig Command Options

How to View biosconfig Version Information

Configuring the Device Boot Order

Methods for Changing the Boot List

How to Set the First Boot Device for the Next Boot

How to Make a Persistent Change to Boot Order

How to Change Boot Order Based on the PCI Bus, Device, or Function

Configuring the BIOS CMOS

How to Capture the BIOS CMOS Golden Image

How to Apply the BIOS CMOS Golden Image

Configuring Individual CMOS Settings

Static and Dynamic CMOS Settings

How to Configure a Static CMOS Setting

How to Configure a Dynamic Setting

Commands That Produce Unrelated, Innocuous, Extra Output

Using the ubiosconfig Tool

ubiosconfig Command Overview

export Subcommand

import Subcommand

list Subcommand

cancel Subcommand

reset Subcommand

Using the fwupdate Tool

fwupdate Overview

fwupdate Command Prerequsite

Downloading Firmware Files

Automatic and Manual Update Modes

Host-to-ILOM Interconnect

fwupdate Command Overview

fwupdate Command-Line Interface

Automatic Mode fwupdate Command-Line Interface

Manual Mode fwupdate Command-Line Interface

list Subcommand

update Subcommand

Automatic Mode update Subcommand

Manual Mode update Subcommand

reset Subcommand

fwupdate Network Based Service Processor Options

How to Use fwupdate to Update an Oracle ILOM Service Processor

Execution Summary

Using the raidconfig Tool

raidconfig Overview

raidconfig Requirements

raidconfig Command Overview

list Subcommand

list Subcommand Overview

Brief Listing Example

Brief Listing of a Disk Example

Detailed Listing Example

create raid Subcommand

How To Create a RAID Volume

delete raid Subcommand

How To Delete a RAID Volume

add disk Subcommand

How to Add a Disk

remove disk Subcommand

How to Remove a Disk from a RAID Volume

add spare Subcommand

How to Add a Spare

remove spare Subcommand

How to Remove a Spare Disk or a RAID Volume

modify Subcommand

How to Modify the BIOS Boot Target

How to Disable Auto Rebuild

How to Modify a RAID Volume Name

start task and stop task Subcommands

Start and Stop Task Examples

restore config and clear config Subcommands

How to Check a Controller Configuration Exists

How to Restore a RAID Controller Configuration

How to Clear a RAID Controller Configuration

export Subcommand

How to Export Inventory Data to a File

import Subcommand

How to Configure RAID Volumes from a File

Creating RAID Volumes With Partial Disks

Guidelines for Using the RAID Volume Size Option

Disk Display

Deletion of RAID Volumes With Partial Disks

Exporting a RAID Configuration Including a RAID Volume With Partial Disks

Adding or Removing a Partial Disk

Using the ilomconfig Tool

ilomconfig Overview

ilomconfig Features

Restoring and Modifying Oracle ILOM XML Configuration Files

Host-to-ILOM Interconnect

OS-Specific Notes

ilomconfig Commands

ilomconfig Command Usage



XML File Configuration Commands

How to Export an XML Configuration

How to Import an XML Configuration

How to Restore Oracle ILOM to Defaults

How to List System Summary Information

How to Create a User

How to Delete a User

How to Modify a User Password or Role

How to List Users

How to List an SNMP Community

How to Create an SNMP Community

How to List IPv4 Network Settings

How to Modify IPv4 Network Settings

How to List IPv6 Network Settings

How to Modify IPv6 Network Settings

How to List Service Processor Identification Information

How to Modify Identification Information

How to List DNS Information

How to Modify DNS Information

How to List Clock Information

How to Modify Clock Information

Host-to-ILOM Interconnect Configuration Commands

How to Enable the Host-to-ILOM Interconnect

How to Disable the Host-to-ILOM Interconnect

How to Modify the Host-to-ILOM Interconnect

How to List the Host-to-ILOM Interconnect Settings

How to Set Up a Credential Cache on the Host

How to Delete a Credential Cache on the Host

Using the hwmgmtcli Tool

hwmgmtcli Command Overview

list Subcommand

How to List Subsystem Information

How to View Open Problems

export Subcommand

How to Export Subsystem Information

Using the zoningcli Tool

zoningcli Command Overview

list expander Subcommand

How to List Zoning Information

enable zoning and disable zoning Subcommands

How to Enable and Disable Zoning

Using ipmitool for Windows

ipmitool Overview

Sun IPMI System Management Driver 2.1

Configuring Boot Order Using ipmitool

CLI Tools Error Codes

Common Error Codes

biosconfig Error Codes

raidconfig Error Codes

ilomconfig Error Codes

fwupdate Error Codes

hwmgmtcli Error Codes

zoningcli Error Codes


How to Capture the BIOS CMOS Golden Image

The BIOS configuration consists of the contents of the CMOS and the boot tables in the NVRAM. The command biosconfig –get_CMOS_dump captures the 256 bytes of CMOS, but it does not gather the boot table information from NVRAM.

So this command might not capture the boot-order information, unless the bootable I/O configurations for the source and destination machines are the same.

  1. To generate a golden (known reliable) CMOS image, use the BIOS Setup Utility to configure the BIOS settings.
  2. To capture the 256 bytes of CMOS containing the configuration information, use the following command:

    biosconfig -get_CMOS_dump filename.xml

    The following is example output for the command.

    Copyright (C) SUN Microsystems 2009.
    BIOSconfig Utility Version 2.1
    Build Date: Jul 16 2009
    Build Time: 15:55:12
    BIOSconfig Specification Version 2.4

    The following is an example of the .xml file containing the CMOS configuration information:

          <HELP_STRING>FIRST=Choose one of: pxe, cdrom, disk, floppy,
    bios, none</HELP_STRING>
          <HELP_STRING>CLEAR_CMOS=Choose Yes, No or leave it empty,

    Note ‐  The data between the <CMOS_DUMP> element tags contains raw CMOS data.

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