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Oracle® X4 Series Servers Administration Guide

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Updated: April 2016

Preparing to Install an Operating System

Before you install the operating system, you must perform a number of actions to prepare the server. You can complete all of these actions using Oracle System Assistant (recommended), or you can complete them without Oracle System Assistant. The following table lists both options.

Oracle System Assistant
Without Oracle System Assistant
Prepare Oracle System Assistant for updates
Configure Oracle ILOM.
See your Oracle ILOM documentation at:
Download and Install Updates of Platform Software, Drivers, and Firmware
Configure RAID

Note -  There are many ways to configure RAID. This section provides instructions for using Oracle System Assistant as well as other options.

Install the Operating System.
See your operating system installation guide.