Use the Miniroot properties in Oracle ILOM to manage the Solaris Miniroot package that is currently installed on a host server. Supported management actions include:
Viewing the Solaris Miniroot version installed on the host server.
Recovering an existing Solaris Miniroot image on a host server by uploading a new Solaris Miniroot package to the SP and connecting it automatically to the host server.
Before You Begin
The Admin (a) role is required to load a new version of the Solaris Miniroot package on the SP.
Oracle ILOM firmware release 126.96.36.199 or later must be installed on one of the following: 1) SPARC M7 series server, 2) SPARC T7 series server, or 3) a later SPARC series server such as the SPARC S7-2L server.
The Miniroot feature applies only to SPARC servers with a pre-installed Solaris Miniroot image.
To automatically connect the new miniroot.iso file to the host server, the Mode property on the Remote Control > Host Storage Device page must be set to Miniroot.
The Host Management > Keyswitch property in Oracle ILOM must be set to Normal. Otherwise, if the Keyswitch property is set to Locked, the Load button on the Miniroot page will be disabled.
The System Management Miniroot properties are accessible from the active SP. The host storage redirection mode is set on the Host Storage Device page (or the host_storage_device CLI target).
For information about how to update the Solaris mini-root image, see the instructions for "How to Update the Fallback Mini-root Image" in the Solaris documentation (https://docs.oracle.com/cd/E53394_01/html/E54742/gplct.html#scrolltoc).
Follow these steps to manage the Solaris Miniroot package from the Oracle ILOM SP web interface:
The installed version of the Solaris Miniroot package installed on the managed server appears on the Miniroot page.
For instructions on how to modify the Mode property on the Remote Control > Host Storage Device page, click the More details ... link.
The Miniroot Update page appears.
A confirmation message appears indicating the upload is complete and an SP reset is not necessary. The newly uploaded Solaris miniroot.iso file is automatically connected to the host on the managed server.