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Oracle® Servers X8-2 and X8-2L Installation Guide

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Updated: January 2020
 
 

Installation Procedure Overview

The following table summarizes the tasks that you must perform to properly install the servers.

Step
Description
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1
Review the product notes for any late-breaking information about the server.
2
Prepare to install the server:
  • Review the server site requirements, specifications, and components.

  • Confirm that you received all the items you ordered.

  • Familiarize yourself with electrostatic discharge (ESD) and safety precautions.

  • Assemble the required tools and equipment.

3
Review the server features.
4
Install any separately shipped optional components.
5
Review the server management features.
6
Install the server into a rack.
7
  • Attach cables and power cords to the server

  • Power on the server.

8
Connect to Oracle Integrated Lights Out Manager (ILOM).
9
Prepare storage drives and configure RAID.
10
If applicable, install operating systems or virtual machines.
11
Review procedures for controlling system power.
12
Review procedures for getting the latest server firmware and software.
13
Troubleshoot installation issues.