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Oracle® Server X6-2 Installation Guide

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Updated: October 2016
 
 

Installation Procedure Overview

The following table lists the tasks you need to complete to install the Oracle Server X6-2.

Step
Description
Links
1
Review the product notes for any late-breaking information about the server.
Oracle Server X6-2 Product Notes at http://www.oracle.com/goto/x6-2/docs
2
Review the server site requirements, specifications, and components; confirm that you have received all the items you ordered; familiarize yourself with ESD and safety precautions; and assemble the required tools and equipment.
3
Review the server features.
4
Install any separately shipped optional components.
5
Review procedures for getting the latest server firmware and software.
6
Install the server into a rack.
7
Attach cables and power cords to the server.
8
Connect to Oracle Integrated Lights Out Manager (ILOM).
9
Prepare storage drives and configure RAID.
10
If applicable, install one of the following operating systems or virtual machines:
  • Oracle Solaris

  • Oracle Linux

  • Oracle VM Server

  • Windows Server

  • VMware ESXi

11
Review procedures for controlling system power.
12
Troubleshoot installation issues.