For the most updated information about supported firmware and operating systems, important operating notes, and known issues, refer to the latest platform Product Notes document, which is available in the Oracle Server X7-2 Documentation Library at https://www.oracle.com/goto/x7-2/docs.
You can find detailed information about supported hardware in these Oracle Server X7-2 documents:
Oracle Server X7-2 Installation Guide
Oracle Server X7-2 Service Manual
Within those documents, you can find descriptions of supported hardware components, including the following:
Memory modules (DIMMs)
Host bus adapters and other PCIe cards
https://support.oracle.com/handbook_private/Systems/Oracle_Server_X7_2/Oracle_Server_X7_2.html (Access requires Oracle Support purchase and log in.)
Some product features are enabled only when the latest versions of patches or firmware are installed. You must install the latest system software release for optimal performance, security, and stability. See Important – Install Latest OS Updates, Patches, and Firmware.
You can find detailed information about supported firmware releases here:
Information about the latest firmware and Software Release, including tools, drivers, component firmware versions, and bug fixes is available in the ReadMe file for each Software Release. To access the ReadMe file, see Getting Firmware and Software Updates.
The following table lists supported operating systems for Oracle Server X7-2. To identify the latest version of an operating system supported on your server, go to an Oracle Hardware Compatibility List (HCL) or to the third-party operating system certification information.
The following table lists the latest supported operating systems and virtual machine software. Supported operating systems and software are cumulative with each release; that is, later software releases contain all components of earlier software releases.
New features, major enhancements, bug fixes, and other changes that are introduced in platform software release 3.2.2 include:
Oracle Integrated Lights Out Manager (ILOM) 5.0.2 features
Oracle Hardware Management Pack Version 2.4.8
Oracle ILOM Adaptive Double DRAM Device Correction (ADDDC) and Post Package Repair (PPR) features were added and enabled in the firmware. ADDDC is a RAS feature to test memory reliability.
Bug ID 31170440 - Incorrect DIMM slot callout by Oracle ILOM FMA (Fault Management Architecture). Fixed in Oracle ILOM 18.104.22.168.
Bug ID 31118365 - EXACS: MEMORY issue not reported in Oracle ILOM when Oracle Linux stops. Fixed in Oracle ILOM 22.214.171.124.
Bug ID 32298843 - Enh 32298843 - Oracle ILOM to issue UE ereport and log fault. Fixed in Oracle ILOM 126.96.36.199.
Bug ID 32033315 - Oracle ILOM stop/offline in FW 188.8.131.52. Fixed in Oracle ILOM 184.108.40.206.
Bug ID 33218717 - 800GB SSD reports disk.over-temperature when upgrading to Oracle ILOM 220.127.116.11. Fixed in Oracle ILOM 18.104.22.168.
BIOS 22.214.171.124 - Enh ID 32790718 - Enable PPR in memtest flow in X7. Fixed in Oracle ILOM 126.96.36.199.
The following table lists software release 3.2.2 supported operating systems and virtual machine software.
The following single system management tools are available for the server:
Oracle Integrated Lights Out Management (ILOM). For information, refer to the product information page at: https://www.oracle.com/servers/technologies/integrated-lights-out-manager.html. For documentation, refer to the Oracle Integrated Lights Out Manager (ILOM) 5.0 Documentation Library at: https://www.oracle.com/goto/ilom/docs
You can find descriptions of new Oracle ILOM 5.0 features in the Oracle ILOM Feature Updates and Release Notes.
Oracle Hardware Management Pack, available with the Oracle Solaris OS or as a standalone product with other OS. For information, refer to the product information page at: https://www.oracle.com/servers/technologies/hardware-management-pack.html. For documentation and OS support matrix, refer to the Oracle Hardware Management Pack 2.4 Documentation Library at: https://www.oracle.com/goto/ohmp/docs
Oracle Hardware Management Pack for Oracle Solaris 11.4 Documentation Library at https://docs.oracle.com/cd/E79568_01/index.html
In addition, the following software is available to manage multiple systems in a data center:
Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center, available software to manage multiple systems in a data center. For information, refer to the product information page at: https://www.oracle.com/enterprise-manager/technologies/. For documentation, refer to the Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control Documentation Library at: https://docs.oracle.com/en/enterprise-manager/related-products.html
The table below lists the storage drives and part numbers that are supported for use with Oracle Server X7-2. Support for storage drives depends on the server model and its configuration. Basic storage drive support is listed below.
Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)
800 GB 2.5-inch SAS SSD: 7115078 (factory installation). Refer to https://docs.oracle.com/cd/E85538_01/index.html
800 GB 2.5-inch SAS SSD without encryption: 7118668 (factory installation), 7118709 (orderable option).
480 GB M.2 SATA SSD 1U [Quantity Two] 7115464 (factory installation). Refer to https://docs.oracle.com/cd/E86841_01/index.html
Internal Hard Disk Drive (HDD)
14 TB 7200 rpm 3.5-inch SAS-3 HDD: 7600029 (factory installation), 7600183 (orderable option). Refer to https://docs.oracle.com/cd/F15116_01/index.html
14 TB 7200 rpm 3.5-inch SAS-3 HDD without encryption: 7600030 (factory installation), 7600184 (orderable option)
1.2 TB 10000 rpm 2.5-inch SAS-3 HDD: 7111107 (factory installation), 7111108 (orderable option). Refer to https://docs.oracle.com/cd/E59286_01/index.html
1.2 TB 10000 rpm 2.5-inch SAS-3 HDD without encryption: 7118662 (factory installation), 7118670 (orderable option)
NVM Express (NVMe)
Oracle 6.4 TB NVMe SSD v2 with 2.5-inch bracket: 7120557 (factory installation), 7120558 (orderable option). Refer to https://docs.oracle.com/cd/E87231_01/index.html
Oracle 6.4 TB NVMe SSD with 2.5-inch bracket: 7115452 (factory installation), 7115457 (orderable option). Refer to https://docs.oracle.com/cd/E87231_01/index.html
The table below lists the PCI Express (PCIe) cards that are supported for use with Oracle Server X7-2.