Category: Oracle Hardware


ORACLE-SUN Hardware Reference

Current trend of System Administration is Remote System Administration, and as a remote system administrator most of us having very less exposure to the Server hardware and their architecture.  For a system administrator it is always beneficial to know about the hardware that he is supporting remotely, this...


Solaris Reference – How to Create a New Domain on Sun Enterprise 10K

Below Procedure describes how to add a new two-board domain, using Sun direct attach boot storage to an existing Sun Enterprise 10000 platform. You will use the System Service Process (SSP) as a boot server for the domain’s new operating system. The SSP is a SPARC...


ILOM ( Integrated Lights out Manager) Command line Reference

The X4000 Family implements the ILOM – Integrated Lights Out Manager. This is a combination of dedicated hardware and supporting software. The Sun Fire X64 family of servers implement a technology called ILOM – Integrated Lights Out Manager where available. This is a combination of dedicated...


VxVM Troubleshooting – Procedure to Replace Internal FibreChannel (FC) Disks controlled by VxVM

Hot swapping of a failed disk is fairly straight procedure if the disks are regular SCSI disks, but for the Fibre Channel (FC) disks we should follow different procedure for hot swaping. Below specific procedure should be used when replacing one of the internal disks in...


Solaris Troubleshooting : Configuration of serial consoles (headless) for legacy server hardware

the definition of a headless system is one that does not have an attached keyboard or does not have a Sun console. It will, by default,  send the boot information out serial port A if the keyboard or console are not attached.  Serial port B can also...

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