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Oracle® ZFS Storage Appliance Installation Guide

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Updated: November 2018

Installation Overview

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

Each controller should have at least one NIC port configured as a management interface. If necessary, install additional NIC card(s) into the appropriate PCIe slot(s) before initial controller installation. For information on installing a PCIe card, see the appropriate section for your controller in the Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance Customer Service Manual.

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 Getting Started with Cabling.

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

  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.