If Oracle System Assistant has been erased, overwritten, or corrupted, you can download the image file that is available from the My Oracle Support web site to restore an update image of Oracle System Assistant to the USB device.
The package name for the update image for the server is:
Sun Server X3-2 (X4170 M3) SWversion – Oracle System Assistant
Download the image that is specific to your server. For example, you could download the image:
Where x.x.x is the release number and yyyyy is the build number of Oracle System Assistant.
For information about accessing My Oracle Support and downloading this image, see Download Firmware and Software Using My Oracle Support.
Use the image file to burn a physical DVD image. Install the DVD in the server's DVD drive or in a DVD drive attached to the server. You can also make the DVD available to the server as a redirected DVD by using the Oracle ILOM Remote System Console application.
Make the update image file available to the server as an ISO image using the Oracle ILOM Remote System Console application.
From the local server, press the Power button (approximately 1 second) on the server front panel to power off the server, then press the Power button again to power on the server.
From the Oracle ILOM web interface, click Host Management > Power Control and select Reset from the Select Action list box.
From the Oracle ILOM CLI on the server SP, type reset /System
The BIOS screen appears.
Note - The next events occur very quickly; therefore, focused attention is needed for the following steps. Please watch carefully for these messages as they appear only briefly on the screen.
The Please Select Boot Device screen appears.
Note - The items listed in the Please Select Boot Device menu might differ, depending on whether the system was booted in Legacy BIOS or UEFI Boot Mode. The following screens reflect a Legacy BIOS boot.
If you chose to burn a DVD and placed the DVD into the server's DVD drive or into an attached DVD drive, select SATA:HDD:P4:TSSTcorp CDDVDW TS-T633C as shown in the following Please Select Boot Device menu, then press Enter.
If you chose to use the Oracle ILOM Remote System Console application to make the image available to the server as a redirected DVD or as an ISO image, select USB:VIRTUAL:AMI Virtual CDROM 1.00 as shown in the following Please Select Boot Device menu, then press Enter.
A message appears and a prompt asks whether you want to continue the restore process.
The following message appears, indicating the progress of the restore process, and, when the process completes, asks whether the restored Oracle System Assistant USB flash drive should be verified to ensure that it was programmed correctly.
It is recommended that you perform this integrity check of the USB device.
The following screen appears, indicating that the Oracle System Assistant USB device was verified successfully. The system then reboots and launches the Oracle System Assistant application.
The following screen appears, indicating that the restore process is complete. The system then reboots and launches the Oracle System Assistant application.