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Oracle® Server X6-2 Product Notes

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Updated: August 2021

Important – Install Latest OS Updates, Patches, and Firmware

Some product features are enabled only when the latest versions of operating system, patches, and firmware are installed. To retain optimal system performance, security, and stability, you must install the latest available operating systems, patches, and firmware.

To verify that the Oracle ILOM firmware version is a minimum 5.0 or higher:

  1. Use Oracle ILOM to verify the Oracle ILOM firmware version.
    • From the web interface, click System Information → Summary, then view the property information for the System Firmware Version in the General Information table.
    • From the command-line interface, at the command prompt (->), type: show /System/Firmware

      For more details, refer to information about viewing system information and inventory in your server administration guide, which is available at https://www.oracle.com/goto/x86admindiag/docs.

  2. Ensure that the firmware version is at the minimum required version, noted above, or a subsequent release, if available.
  3. If the required firmware version (or newer) is not installed:
    1. Download the latest software release from My Oracle Support at https://support.oracle.com.

      For more information, see Getting Firmware and Software Updates.

    2. Install the downloaded firmware.

      Refer to the information about performing firmware updates in the Oracle ILOM Administrators Guide for Configuration and Maintenance, which is available at https://www.oracle.com/goto/ilom/docs. Ensure that you perform the preparatory steps described in that document before updating the firmware.

    Note -  Occasionally after installing the firmware, the Oracle ILOM web interface cannot display the power state correctly on the power control page. To correct this problem, clear your browser cache before logging in to the Oracle ILOM web interface.