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Sun Blade X3-2B (formerly Sun Blade X6270 M3) Installation Guide
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Document Information

Using This Documentation

Sun Blade X3-2B Model Name Change

Getting the Latest Firmware and Software

Documentation and Feedback

About This Documentation

Support and Training


Change History

About the Installation Procedure

About Server Features and Components

Server Features

Server Module Front Panel and Indicators

Rear Panel Features



Installing the Server Module

Preparing to Install the Server Module

Install Your Server Module

Cabling the Server Module

Attach the 3-Cable Dongle to the Server Module

Attach a VGA Monitor to the Dongle Video Connector

Attach a Keyboard and Mouse to the Dongle or Server Module

Attach a Serial Device to the Dongle

Cable the CMM NET MGT Port

Connecting to Oracle ILOM

Oracle ILOM Overview

Determining the Oracle ILOM SP IP Address

Logging In to Server Module SP Oracle ILOM

Accessing the Server Module Console Through Oracle ILOM

Setting Up Software and Firmware

Accessing Oracle System Assistant

Set Up Software and Firmware (Oracle System Assistant)

Setting Up an Operating System and Drivers

Preparing the Storage Drives to Install an Operating System

Supported Host Bus Adapters

Prepare the Storage Drives (Oracle System Assistant)

Make a Virtual Drive Bootable (LSI WebBIOS Utility)

Configuring the Preinstalled Oracle Solaris OS

Oracle Solaris OS Documentation

Configuration Worksheet

Configure Preinstalled Oracle Solaris 11

Configuring Preinstalled Oracle VM Software

Oracle VM Server Configuration Worksheet

Configure the Preinstalled Oracle VM Server

Updating Oracle VM Software

Getting Started With Oracle VM

Configuring the Preinstalled Oracle Linux OS

Oracle Linux Configuration Worksheet

Configure the Preinstalled Oracle Linux OS

Register and Update Your Oracle Linux OS

Troubleshoot Installation Issues

Powering Off the Server for Graceful Shutdown

Powering Off the Server for Immediate Shutdown

Resetting the Server

Identifying Server Faults

Troubleshooting Server Power States

Technical Support Information Worksheet

Locating the System Serial Number

Getting Server Firmware and Software

Firmware and Software Updates

Firmware and Software Access Options

Available Software Release Packages

Accessing Firmware and Software

Installing Updates


Configuring the Preinstalled Oracle Linux OS

If your server has the optional preinstalled Oracle Linux OS image, finish the installation by configuring the software. The preinstalled OS image contains all of the necessary drivers for your server model.

The following table describes the tasks necessary for configuring the preinstalled Oracle Linux OS.

Fill out the Oracle Linux configuration worksheet for your server environment.
Configure the preinstalled Oracle Linux OS.
Update and register the Oracle Linux OS.