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Oracle® x86 Servers Diagnostics and Troubleshooting Guide

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Updated: January 2020

Operating System Diagnostics

If a system passes the power-on self-test (POST), it attempts to boot its operating system (OS) environment. If you are running the Oracle Solaris or Oracle Linux operating system, you can use diagnostic commands and access log files from the operating system environment.

After the server is running the OS, you have recourse to run software-based diagnostic tools, such as Oracle VTS. The software-based diagnostic tools can help you with more advanced monitoring, exercising, and fault isolating capabilities.

To use the operating system diagnostics, see the following procedures:

For more information about Oracle Linux and Oracle Solaris operating system diagnostics, refer to the following documentation: