Depending on your requirements, you can install base image (126.96.36.199.el6) on a Linux 6 operating system.
To install Oracle Exalytics Release 2.1 Base Image (188.8.131.52.el6) on the Exalytics Machine, you must download the new base image (ISO file) from edelivery.
Reinstalling the base image will delete all software and configurations on the Exalytics Machine. It is therefore recommended that you make a backup copy of all the essential files you need.
To install Oracle Exalytics base image:
To install base image on a Linux 6 operating system, download Oracle Exalytics X2-4/ X3-4/X4-4 Base Image 184.108.40.206.el6 for Linux x86-64, Part number V789533-01.
For installing the base image on a Linux 6 operating system, link the base image ISO file to a remote CD-ROM device in ILOM by performing one of the following actions:
For X2-4 and X3-4 machines, from the menu bar, select Devices, then CD-ROM Image to link the base image ISO file as a remote virtual CD-ROM in ILOM
For X4-4 machines, from the menu bar, select KVMS, then Storage. Click Add to link to the base image ISO file as a remote virtual CD-ROM in ILOM. Click Connect.
In the left pane of the ILOM, expand Host Management, then select Host Control. In the Next Boot Device list, select CDROM, then click Save.
The Exalytics Machine restarts.
The Exalytics Machine uses the Exalytics ISO image in the CD-ROM to install the Exalytics Linux base image.
The installation process detects all the components of the Exalytics Machine, formats the disk drives, and transfers the image to complete the installation.
After the base image is installed successfully, the installation process automatically restarts the Exalytics Machine twice.
User Name: root
The Exalytics Machine is now ready for network configuration.
After installation, download the patch p24427676_20001_Linux-x86_64.zip and unzip the patch (#unzip p24427676_20001_Linux-x86_64.zip -d /tmp). To apply the patch, complete the instructions in the /tmp/readme.txt file.