The part of the server or server module with the CPU and other hardware that runs the Oracle Solaris OS and other applications. The term host is used to distinguish the primary computer from the SP. See SP.
Describes a component that can be replaced with power applied, but the component must be prepared for removal.
Describes a component that can be replaced with power applied, and no preparation is required.
Keyboard, video, and mouse. Refers to using a switch to enable sharing of one keyboard, one display, and one mouse with more than one computer.
Logical domain managed by Oracle VM Server for SPARC. See Oracle VM Server for SPARC.
Nonvolatile memory express controller. The optional NVMe switch card provides NVMe services in the server.
Non-volatile memory host controller interface. A specification for accessing solid-state drives (SSDs) through a PCI Express bus device. See NVMe.
OpenBoot PROM. Sometimes OBP is used in file names and messages to indicate a relationship to OpenBoot.
Oracle Integrated Lights Out Manager. Oracle ILOM firmware is preinstalled on a variety of Oracle systems. Oracle ILOM enables you to remotely manage your Oracle servers regardless of the state of the host system.
PCI Express, an industry-standard bus architecture that supports high-bandwidth peripherals and I/O devices.
System configuration chip on programmable read-only memory. Removable module containing system configuration data.
Simplified data model name. A way of providing device information on Oracle ILOM consistently across different types of servers. See NAC name.
Service processor. In the server, the SP is a card with its own OS that is operating and accessible whenever the server power cords are connected and energized, regardless of host power state. The SP processes Oracle ILOM commands providing lights out management control of the host. See host.
Service processor module. This is the physical component that contains the service processor firmware.