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Oracle® X4 Series Servers Administration Guide

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Updated: April 2016

Using This Documentation

The section describes the Sun Server X4 series model naming conventions, and provides other general information. It includes:

Sun X4- Series Model Name

The platform name identifies the following:

  • X identifies an x86 product.

  • The first number, 4, identifies the generation of the server.

  • The second number identifies the number of processors.

  • If a letter is present, L identifies it as a large system and B identifies it as a blade.

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Primary Authors: Michael Bechler, Cheryl Smith.

Contributors: Ray Angelo, Cynthia Chin-Lee, Lisa Kuder, Mary Martyak.

Change History

The following lists the release history of this documentation:

  • April 2016. Backup and restore fault data added.

  • December 2015. Technical updates.

  • September 2015. Added information to Initial Setup, and to Updating BIOS instructions.

  • June 2015: Editorial improvement and technical updates.

  • September 2014. Added Elastic Computing, updates for Oracle ILOM 3.2.4, and editorial improvements.

  • April 2014. Additional updates and improvements.

  • April 2014. More editorial improvements.

  • December 2013. Updates for Oracle System Assistant 1.2.

  • September 2013. Initial publication.