A cold-service component must be serviced when the server is completely powered off. For more information about component serviceability, see Component Serviceability Requirements.
This procedure describes how to prepare the server for service, so you can:
Remove, replace, or install cold-serviceable components.
Use the motherboard processor and DIMM fault remind circuitry.
Access internal components, such as the internal USB drives.
Before You Begin
Important: Review the Sun Server X4-8 Product Notes for hardware-related information before performing removal and installation procedures.
Direct a web browser to Oracle ILOM using the IP address of the server SP and log in as root or a as user with administrator privileges. See Accessing Oracle ILOM in Oracle X4 Series Servers Administration Guide.
This action powers off the server to standby power mode. For more power off options, see Powering Off the Server.
This action activates the Locator indicator on the server front and back panel. For other options, see Managing the Locator Indicator.
Set up a space where you can place components. The space needs to be ESD safe. See Performing Electrostatic Discharge and Static Prevention Measures.
Caution - Data loss. Removing the power cords when the server is in full power mode results in an immediate shut down of the server. Do not remove the power cord if the server is in full power mode. Power off the server to standby power mode first.
If you plan to remove a component that has cables attached to it (SMOD, DPCC), label the port or slot to which the cable is attached and remove the cable.