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Oracle® Server X8-2L Service Manual

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Updated: October 2019
 
 

Getting Help

The following sections describe how to get additional help to resolve server-related problems.

Contacting Support

If the troubleshooting procedures in this chapter fail to solve your problem, use the following table to collect information that you might need to communicate to support personnel.

System Configuration Information Needed
Your Information
Service contract number
System model
Operating environment
System serial number
Peripherals attached to the system
Email address and phone number for you and a secondary contact
Street address where the system is located
Superuser password
Summary of the problem and the work being done when the problem occurred
Other Useful Information
IP address
Server name (system host name)
Network or internet domain name
Proxy server configuration

Related Information

Locating the Chassis Serial Number

You might need your server serial number when you ask for service on your system. Record this number for future use. Use one of the following resources or methods to locate your server serial number.

  • The serial number is located on the Radio-frequency Identification (RFID) label on the bottom left side of the front panel bezel, below the general status LEDs.

    For illustrations of the server front panel, see Front and Back Panel Components.

  • The serial number is recorded on a label that is attached to the top-front surface of the system.

  • The serial number is recorded on the yellow Customer Information Sheet (CIS) that is attached to your server packaging.

  • Using Oracle ILOM:

    • From the command-line interface (CLI), type the command: show /System

    • From the web interface, view the serial number on the System Information screen.