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Product Downloads

Download Product Software and Firmware

Oracle ILOM 3.1 Firmware Version Numbering Scheme

Support and Accessibility

Quick Start

Oracle ILOM 3.1 – Quick Start

Factory Default Settings

Mandatory Setup Tasks

Optional Setup Tasks

Daily Management Tasks

Routine Maintenance Tasks

Initial Setup FAQs

Configuration and Maintenance

Setting Up a Management Connection to Oracle ILOM and Logging In

Establishing a Management Connection to Oracle ILOM

Logging In to Oracle ILOM Server SP or CMM

Configuring Oracle ILOM for Maximum Security

Setting Up and Maintaining User Accounts

Managing User Credentials

Configuring Local User Accounts

Configuring Active Directory

Configuring LDAP/SSL

Configuring LDAP

Configuring RADIUS

Modifying Default Settings for Network Deployment and Administration

Network Deployment Principles and Considerations

Modifying Default Management Access Configuration Properties

Modifying Default Connectivity Configuration Properties

Example Setup of Dynamic DNS

Assigning System Identification Information

Setting Properties for SP or CMM Clock

Suggested Resolutions for Network Connectivity Issues

Using Remote KVMS Consoles for Host Server Redirection

First-Time Setup for Oracle ILOM Remote Console

Launching and Using the Oracle ILOM Remote Console

First Time Setup for Oracle ILOM Storage Redirection CLI

Launching and Using the Oracle ILOM Storage Redirection CLI

Starting and Stopping a Host Serial Redirection Session

Host Serial Console Log Properties

Configuring Host Server Management Actions

Controlling Host Power to Server or Blade System Chassis

Setting Host Diagnostic Tests to Run

Setting Next Boot Device on x86 Host Server

Setting Boot Behavior on SPARC Host Server

Overriding SPARC Host Boot Mode

Managing SPARC Host Domains

Setting SPARC Host KeySwitch State

Setting SPARC Host TPM State

Setting Up Alert Notifications and Syslog Server for Event Logging

Configuring Alert Notifications

Configuring Syslog for Event Logging

Setting System Management Power Source Policies

Power-On and Cooling-Down Policies Configurable From the Server SP

System Management Power Supply Policies Configurable From CMM

Setting Power Alert Notifications and Managing System Power Usage

Setting Power Consumption Alert Notifications

Setting CMM Power Grant and SP Power Limit Properties

Setting SP Advanced Power Capping Policy to Enforce Power Limit

Setting SP Power Management Settings for Power Policy (SPARC)

Setting the CMM Power Supply Redundancy Policy

Performing Oracle ILOM Maintenance and Configuration Management Tasks

Performing Firmware Updates

Reset Power to Service Processor or Chassis Monitoring Module

Backing Up, Restoring, or Resetting the Oracle ILOM Configuration

Maintaining x86 BIOS Configuration Parameters

BIOS Configuration Management

Performing BIOS Configuration Tasks From Oracle ILOM

SAS Zoning Chassis Blade Storage Resources

Zone Management for Chassis-Level SAS-2 Capable Resources

Manageable SAS-2 Zoning-Capable Devices

Sun Blade Zone Manager Properties

Important SAS Zoning Allocations Considerations

Enabling Zoning and Creating SAS-2 Zoning Assignments

Managing Existing SAS-2 Storage Resource Allocations

Resetting Sun Blade Zone Manager Allocations to Factory Defaults

Resetting the Zoning Password to Factory Default for Third-Party In-Band Management

User's Guide

Oracle ILOM Overview

About Oracle ILOM

Oracle ILOM Features and Functionality

Supported Management Interfaces

Supported Operating System Web Browsers

Integration With Other Management Tools

Getting Started With Oracle ILOM 3.1

Logging In to Oracle ILOM

Network Requirements for Logging In

Log In to the Oracle ILOM Web Interface

Log In to the Oracle ILOM CLI

Navigating the Redesigned 3.1 Web Interface

Redesigned Web Interface as of Oracle ILOM 3.1

Web Interface Navigation Options for Managed Devices

CMM Web Interface: Blade Server Views

Navigating the Command-Line Interface (CLI) Namespace Targets

Case Insensitivity in the Oracle ILOM 3.1 and Later CLI

Oracle ILOM 3.1 CLI Namespace Targets

Managing Blade Servers From the CMM CLI

Show or Hide Oracle ILOM 3.0 CLI Legacy Targets

Navigating to Targets and Listing Their Properties and Supported Commands

Collecting System Information, Monitoring Health Status, and Initiating Host Management

Collecting Information, Status, and Initiating Common Actions

Administering Open Problems

Administering Service Actions: Oracle Blade Chassis NEMs

Managing Oracle ILOM Log Entries

Performing Commonly Used Host Management Actions (Web)

Applying Host and System Management Actions

Administering Host Management Configuration Actions

Administering System Management Configuration Actions

Troubleshooting Oracle ILOM Managed Devices

Network Connection Issues: Oracle ILOM Interfaces

Tools for Observing and Debugging System Behavior

Enabling and Running Oracle ILOM Diagnostic Tools

Real-Time Power Monitoring Through Oracle ILOM Interfaces

Monitoring Power Consumption

Monitoring Power Allocations

Analyzing Power Usage Statistics

Comparing Power History Performance

Managing Oracle Hardware Faults Through the Oracle ILOM Fault Management Shell

Protecting Against Hardware Faults: Oracle ILOM Fault Manager

Oracle ILOM Fault Management Shell

Using fmadm to Administer Active Oracle Hardware Faults

Using fmdump to View Historical Fault Management Logs

Using fmstat to View the Fault Management Statistics Report

Using the Command-Line Interface

About the Command-Line Interface (CLI)

CLI Reference For Supported DMTF Syntax, Command Verbs, Options

CLI Reference For Executing Commands to Change Properties

CLI Reference For Mapping Management Tasks to CLI Targets

CLI Reference

Basic CLI Command Reference for Oracle ILOM 3.1

System Information and Management

Host and System Control

Oracle ILOM Initial Setup

System Monitoring and Status

System Inventory

Oracle ILOM Maintenance

Oracle ILOM Configuration Management

Oracle ILOM Help

SNMP, IPMI, CIM, WS-MAN Protocol Management

SNMP Overview

About Simple Network Management Protocol

SNMP Components


SNMP Command-Line Syntax Examples

Configuring SNMP Settings in Oracle ILOM

Managing SNMP Read and Write Access, User Accounts, and SNMP Trap Alerts (CLI)

Managing SNMP Read and Write Access, User Accounts, and SNMP Trap Alerts (Web)

Downloading SNMP MIBs Using Oracle ILOM

Manage User Accounts Using SNMP

Before You Begin – User Accounts (SNMP)

Configuring Oracle ILOM User Accounts (SNMP)

Configuring Oracle ILOM for Active Directory (SNMP)

Manage DNS Name Server Settings (SNMP)

Configuring Oracle ILOM for LDAP (SNMP)

Configuring Oracle ILOM for LDAP/SSL (SNMP)

Configuring Oracle ILOM for RADIUS (SNMP)

Manage Component Information and Email Alerts (SNMP)

Before You Begin – Component Information (SNMP)

Viewing Component Information (SNMP)

Managing Clock Settings, Event Log, Syslog Receiver, and Alert Rules (SNMP)

Configuring SMTP Client for Email Alert Notifications (SNMP)

Configuring Email Alert Settings (SNMP)

Monitor and Manage System Power (SNMP)

Before You Begin – Power Management (SNMP)

Monitoring the Power Consumption Interfaces (SNMP)

Maintaining System Power Policy (SNMP)

Managing System Power Properties (SNMP)

Manage Oracle ILOM Firmware Updates (SNMP)

Update Oracle ILOM Firmware (SNMP)

Manage Oracle ILOM Backup and Restore Configurations (SNMP)

View and Configure Backup and Restore Properties (SNMP)

Manage SPARC Diagnostics, POST, and Boot Mode Operations (SNMP)

Before You Begin – Manage SPARC Hosts (SNMP)

Managing SPARC Diagnostic, POST, and Boot Mode Properties (SNMP)

Server Managment Using IPMI

Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI)

Configuring the IPMI Service

Using IPMItool to Run ILOM CLI Commands

Performing System Management Tasks (IPMItool)

IPMItool Utility and Command Summary

Server Management Using WS-Management and CIM

WS-Management and CIM Overview

Configuring Support for WS-Management in Oracle ILOM

Supported DMTF SMASH Profiles, CIM Classes and CIM Indications

Oracle's Sun-Supported CIM Classes

Document Conventions for Oracle's Sun-Supported CIM Classes


































SNMP Command Examples

snmpget Command

snmpwalk Command

snmpbulkwalk Command

snmptable Command

snmpset Command

snmptrapd Command

Feature Updates and Release Notes

Feature Enhancements as of Oracle ILOM 3.1

Feature Enhancements Summary

Updates to Oracle ILOM 3.1.x Firmware

Initial 3.1 Point Releases for Servers and Sun Blade 6000 CMM

Deprecation Notice for WS-Man as of Oracle ILOM 3.2.1

Oracle ILOM 3.1 Known Issues

Documentation Titles in Translated Documents



Web Interface Navigation Options for Managed Devices

The following table describes the web interface navigation options available for managed devices.

Note - The CMM and SP navigation options presented in the web interface might differ slightly depending on the Oracle ILOM firmware version currently installed on the managed device.

Table 77 Web Interface Navigation Options for Managed Devices

First-Level Menu
Second- and Third-Level Menu
What You Can Do
Managed Device
Chassis View
View a graphical representation of the front and rear view of the chassis, including the blades and monitoring modules installed in the chassis.
System Information

View summary information about the system. You can also perform the following actions:
  • Turn the system power state off or on.

  • Locate the system in the chassis by turning on or off the system indicator LED.

  • Update the system firmware.

  • Launch the Remote Console.

  • View overall system status and problem count for the entire system.

Server SP


View summary and detailed information about the blades, monitoring modules, and NEMs in the blade chassis.
View summary and detailed information about the processors in the system.
Server SP
View summary and detailed information about the memory installed in the system.
Server SP
View summary and detailed information about the power supplies in the system.
Server SP


View summary and detailed information about the fans that cool the system.
Server SP
View summary information about the storage in the SP or CMM. Oracle ILOM reports on the following storage:
  • Disks

  • Volumes (including logical volumes)

  • Controllers

  • Expanders

Server SP


I/O Modules
View summary and detailed information about the I/O modules in the system.
View summary and detailed information about system networking.
Server SP
PCI Devices
View summary and detailed information about the PCI devices in the system.
Server SP
View the current firmware levels and choose to upgrade the firmware, if needed.
Server SP


Open Problems
View information about systems and subsystems that are in a faulted state.
Server SP


Remote Control

Manage the host remotely by redirecting the system console to your local machine.
Server SP


Enable or disable the remote management state of the keyboard, video, mouse, or storage device.
Server SP
Host Management
Power Control
Select a power state: Immediate Power Off, Graceful Shutdown and Power Off, Power On, Power Cycle, or Reset.
Server SP


Enable or disable diagnostics for x86 processor–based systems or SPARC processor–based systems.
Server SP
Host Control
View and configure the host control information. Configure the boot device at the next system power-on.
Server SP
System Management
Manage the BIOS configuration backup and restore.
Server SP
SAS Zoning
Enable or disable Zone Manager settings and reset the Zone Manager password.
Enable or disable system policies, such as managing the chassis power, forcing power supply fans to run on high or low, and monitoring specific power supplies.
Server SP


Power Management
View power consumption metrics for actual power and permitted power, as well as set power consumption thresholds to generate email alerts or SNMP notifications.
Server SP


View or configure server power limits.
Server SP
View system power requirements for capacity planning.
Server SP


Configure policy options for power consumption on SPARC servers.
View and configure CMM power supply redundancy options.
View power statistical data for the Oracle server or blade chassis server.
Server SP


View a history of rolling averages for power consumption.
Server SP


ILOM Administration
Enter or change the service processor identification information by assigning a host name or system identifier.
Server SP


Logs > Event
View various details about each particular event, including the event ID, class, type, severity, date and time, and description of the event.
Server SP


Logs > Audit
View interface-related user actions such as user logins, logouts, configuration changes, and so on.
Server SP


Management Access > Web Server
Edit or update the web server settings, such as the HTTP web server or the HTTP port.
Server SP


Management Access > SSL Certificate
View information about the default SSL certificate, or optionally find and enter a new SSL certificate.
Server SP


Management Access > SNMP
Edit or update SNMP settings.
Server SP


Management Access > SSH Server
Configure Secure Shell (SSH) server access and key generation.
Server SP


Management Access > IPMI
Use a command-line interface to monitor and control your server platform, as well as to retrieve information about your server platform.
Server SP


Management Access > CLI
Configure the CLI settings. The Session Time-out value indicates the number of idle minutes that can lapse before automatic CLI logout occurs.
Server SP


Management Access > WS-MAN
Configure the WS-Management settings. WS‐Management is a Web Services and SOAP–based protocol for managing servers and devices.
Server SP
Management Access > Banner Messages
View and configure a message that appears prior to login and the login message that appears after user login.
Server SP


User Management > Active Sessions
View the users who are currently logged in to Oracle ILOM, and the type of session each user initiated.
Server SP


User Management > User Accounts
Add, delete, or modify local Oracle ILOM user accounts.
Server SP


User Management > LDAP
Configure Oracle ILOM access for LDAP users.
Server SP


User Management > LDAP/SSL
Configure Oracle ILOM access for LDAP users with enhanced security settings enabled by Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.
Server SP


User Management > RADIUS
Configure Oracle ILOM access for RADIUS users.
Server SP


User Management > Active Directory
Configure Oracle ILOM access for Active Directory users.
Server SP


Connectivity > Network
View and edit the IPv4 and IPv6 network settings for Oracle ILOM and for local interconnect interface settings.
Server SP


Connectivity > DNS
Specify host names, and have those host names resolved into IP addresses using the Domain Name Service (DNS).
Server SP


Connectivity > Serial Port
View and edit the baud rate of the internal and external serial ports.
Server SP


Configuration Management > Backup/Restore
Back up and restore the service processor configuration to a remote host or removable storage device in a secure manner.
Server SP


Configuration Management > Reset Defaults
Manage the service processor configuration data.
Server SP


Notifications > Alerts
View details about each alert, and change the list of configured alerts.
Server SP


Notifications > Syslog
Configure the server addresses to which the syslog messages will be sent.
Server SP


Notifications > SMTP Client
Configure the state of the SMTP client, which is used for sending email notifications of alerts.
Server SP


Date and Time > Clock
View and edit the Oracle ILOM clock time manually, or synchronize the Oracle ILOM clock with an NTP server.
Server SP


Date and Time > Timezone
Specify a particular time zone so that time stamps displayed by the service processor can be correlated to logs created elsewhere (for example, in the Oracle Solaris Operating System).
Server SP


Maintenance > Firmware Upgrade
Start the process to obtain an upgrade of the Oracle ILOM firmware.
Server SP


Maintenance > Reset Components
Reset the service processor and CMM components.
Server SP


Maintenance > Snapshot
Collect environmental, log, error, and FRUID data and send it to a USB flash drive, or an external host using the CLI, or as a downloaded file.
Server SP