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Oracle® ZFS Storage Appliance Installation Guide

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Updated: February 2016

Installation Overview

This guide describes installation procedures for the Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance.

Follow these steps to install your appliance:

  1. Read Prerequisites for Installation.

  2. Review the information about your disk shelves and controllers in Installation Prerequisites and Hardware Overviews.

  3. Install your disk shelves using the appropriate procedure in Installing Disk Shelves.

  4. Install your controllers:

  5. Cable the appliance as described in Cabling the Appliance and the Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance Cabling Guide.

    For the maximum number of disk shelves supported per controller configuration, see Maximum Disk Shelves per Controller.

  6. Power on your appliance using the procedures in Powering On the Appliance.

  7. Complete first-time configuration and prepare the appliance for production using the procedures in Configuring the Appliance for the First Time.

For information about troubleshooting hardware faults using Oracle Integrated Lights Out Manager (ILOM), see Troubleshooting Hardware Faults.