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Related Documentation

Documentation Feedback

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

Supported User Authentication Configuration Options

Assignable Oracle ILOM User Roles

Single Sign-On Service (Enabled by Default)

Maximum Number of User Sessions Supported

Viewable User Authenticated Sessions per Managed Device

CLI Authentication Using Local User SSH Key

Security Action: Change Default root Account Password

Password Recovery for root Account

Supported File Transfer Methods

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

Navigating the Redesigned 3.1 Web Interface

Navigating the Command-Line Interface (CLI) Namespace Targets

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



Configuring LDAP

System administrators can configure Oracle ILOM to use the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) service to authenticate users. This service is based on a client-server query model that uses a read-only proxy user account to query the LDAP server for user authentication.

The property for the LDAP service state, in Oracle ILOM, is disabled by default. To enable the LDAP service state and configure properties for using the LDAP directory service for user authentication, see these tables:

Table 29 Requirements for Enabling Oracle ILOM as an LDAP Client

Prior to configuring Oracle ILOM as an LDAP client, the LDAP server must be properly configured. Refer to the following guidelines, and Related Information section, when configuring the LDAP server to recognize Oracle ILOM as an LDAP client.
  • Ensure that the LDAP server is set to use the default password {crypt} format. The passwords for all LDAP users authenticating to Oracle ILOM must be stored in one of the following two {crypt} formats:

    userPassword: {CRYPT}ajCa2He4PJhNo

    userPassword: {CRYPT}$1$pzKng1$du1Bf0NWBjh9t3FbUgf46

  • Refer to the Internet Engineering Task Force Schema (RFC 2307) for adding object classes for posixAccount and shadowAccount and then populate the required property values for:

    - uidnumber

    - gidnumber

    - uid (Oracle ILOM user name),

  • Enable the LDAP server to accept anonymous binds, or create a proxy user on the LDAP server to have read-only access for all user accounts authenticating to Oracle ILOM.

Related Information:

Table 30 Enabling Oracle ILOM to Use LDAP Authentication

User Interface Configurable Target:
  • CLI: /SP|CMM/clients/ldap

  • Web: ILOM Administration > User Management > LDAP Settings

  • User Role: User Management (u) (required for all property modifications)

Default Value


Disabled |Enabled

To enable Oracle ILOM to authenticate users using the LDAP directory service, set the State property to enabled.

When the State property is enabled, Oracle ILOM queries the LDAP server to authenticate LDAP users.

CLI State Syntax:

set /SP|CMM/clients/ldap/ state=disabled|enabled



Administrator |Operator |Advanced

To define which features in Oracle ILOM are accessible to LDAP authenticated users, set the default Roles property to one of three Oracle ILOM user roles: Administrator (a|u|c|r|o), Operator (c|r|o), or Advanced (a|u|c|r|o|s)

Authorization levels for using features within Oracle ILOM are dictated by the user privileges granted by the configured Oracle ILOM user role. For a description of privileges assigned, see the user role and user profile topics listed in the Related Information section below.

CLI Roles Syntax:

set /SP|CMM/clients/ldap/ defaultrole=administrator|operator|a|u|c|r|o|s

Related Information:


IP address| DNS host name (LDAP Server)

To configure the LDAP server network address, populate the Address property with the LDAP server IP address or DNS host name. If a DNS host name is used, then the DNS configuration properties in Oracle ILOM must be properly configured and operational.

CLI Address Syntax:

set /SP|CMM/clients/ldap/ address=ldap_server ip_address|ldap_server_dns_host_name

Related Information:



389 | User-specified TCP port

TCP port 389 is used by Oracle ILOM to communicate with the OpenLDAP server.

If necessary, configure Oracle ILOM to use another port by modifying the default Port number: 389

CLI Port Syntax:

set /SP|CMM/clients/ldap/ port=number



ou=organization_unit |dn=domain_name|dc=domain|

The Searchbase is the location in the LDAP tree where Oracle ILOM searches to validates user credentials.

Using the accepted input format, populate the Searchbase property with a Distinguished Name for the search base object, or with the LDAP tree branch for where Oracle ILOM should search for the LDAP user accounts.

For example, to search the IT container in the domain, you would specify a search base of:

ou=IT, dc=mycompany,

CLI Searchbase Syntax:

set /SP|CMM/clients/ldap/ searchbase= ou=organization_name, dn=domain_name, dc=domain

Bind DN


ou=organization_unit |dn=domain_name|dc=domain|cn=common_name

To provide Oracle ILOM with read-only access to the LDAP server, populate the Bind DN property with a Distinguished Name (DN) for a read-only proxy user.

Note. Oracle ILOM must have read-only access to the LDAP server in order to search and authenticate LDAP users.

CLI Bind DN Syntax:

set /SP|CMM/clients/ldap/ binddn=cn=proxyuser, ou=organization _name, dc=domain

Bind Password


To provide Oracle ILOM with a password for the read-only proxy user, populate the Bind Password property with a password.

CLI Bind Password Syntax:

set /SP|CMM/clients/ldap/ bindpw=password

Web interface – To apply changes made to properties within the LDAP Settings page, you must click Save.