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Using one power supply for my SunFire x4100

Is there a risk on using just one power supply on this server?, I just found out that you can POST and run stuff with only one power supply (even tho I still get the LED errors) , I read the manual ...
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sun xfire x4150 reset lom password

I dealing with a server where I have to reset the lom password which is not the default root/changeme. There are 2 undocumented jumpers on the back I wonder if anybody knows their functions
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Can I install oracle linux or debian in Sun enterprise m4000 sparc?

I would like to install a linux OS on this server but after trial and error always came back with a error, i know that the installation is fully compatible with SPARC architecture, every time i used ...
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Sun T5240 Server ILOM missing /SYS - can't get to boot OS

I've acquired a Sun T5240 that's supposed to be in good working order. I can't get the server to the point of booting/installing operating systems though. Logging into ILOM via serial (ser mgt port) ...
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Sun x4150 server, SP not starting, video garbled

I have a number of Sun x4150 servers at my university. Several have what appears to be an identical problem. This seems to be a fairly common problem. I have searched but not found a resolution. The ...
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Is it possible to copy the firmware from one SUN server to another SUN server?

There is no valid account for the oracle support site. I could not download the latest release. V440,Sun Fire V440 and Netra 440 Flash PROM Update POST 4.30.4.a OBP 4.30.4.a OpenBoot 4.30, https://...
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Will Sun/Oracle HDD work in a non-Sun system?

I know that Sun/Oracle-branded HDD's have a modified firmware, but can these drives work in a non-Sun system? Specifically Sun ST32000SSUN2.0T (which are 2 TB 7200 RPM Seagate Constellation ES drives) ...
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Sun Fire v440 does not power on

I have an old Sun Fire v440 server which was in working condition before a shutdown a few months ago. Today I tried to power it on but nothing happens when I press the power button. On both PSUs ...
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Can't send commands to server via Serial connection in putty/termite

I acquired a Sunfire v215 server from work (they were recycling it) to fiddle around with in my spare time. I'm trying to start it up - the installation guide says you need to use a serial terminal or ...
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How to set up an Sun SPARC T5120 from scratch?

Hello I am a newbie when it comes to server set up, especially SUN SPARC server since I never worked with this architecture. At work I have an Sun SPARC T5120 server that is not used anymore, I want ...
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memory Stuck in Solaris can't free memory

I am Working On Solaris 11, Now facing problem related to memory As my root is reached to 90%, I have deleted the audit file from /var/share/audit which is of 8 GB after deleting the file,server ...
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Sun Fire X4100 RAM Upgrade Error

I apologize if this question is not appropriate to ServerFault, but I have been Googling for hours to no avail and Sun doesn't really exist anymore and I don't have a support contract with Oracle so I ...
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Server hardware replacement assessment

I need to assess if it is time to replace our server hardware. I am trying to see if I need to find some stats to determine if it is time for replacement. I am new to the servers area and looking for ...
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Sun X4150 not powering up via power button

What I have I have a Sun Server X4150 ( https://docs.oracle.com/cd/E19121-01/sf.x4150/820-1852-13/doradi-overview.html ) which I have set up in a research environment (I'm testing various OSs and ...
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Comparing 1x Xeon multi core vs 4x UltraSparc IV

I'm in the process of reviewing specs for hardware running an Oracle server. The new hardware will be running using Xeon processor compared to the old servers (Solaris) running on UltraSparc IV. So ...
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#raidctl - Operation not support with volume of this level [duplicate]

I am having problem to create a RAID volume on the internal disks of a Sun Server (Sunf Fire V440) When I type the below command raidctl -f -c -r 5 c1t0d0 c1t1d0 c1t2d0 c1t3d0 it displaysOperation ...
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Setup SunFire 440 Raid Configuration

How can I setup Internal Hard disk RAID5 configuration? I have SunFire 440 machine with 4 internal hard disk. I have never worked on Sun systems except for now and I am exploring google for the above ...
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RAID configuration of a Sun Blade X6270 M2 Server Module

One Sun Blade X6270 M2 server module has four 146GB disks, but the running RHEL5-x64 O.S. finds only a 146GB disk. I guess two from the four disks are a RAID 1 volume -- the one found by O.S; and the ...
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ALOM 1.3.2 Unable to activate network management port

I recently got my hands on a Sun Fire T-2000 server, second hand. I can connect to the ALOM using the serial port, but I cannot connect to it over the network. Here are the settings that I have: sc&...
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Solaris missing memory

I have two identical Sun/Oracle Netra X4250s both with 16 x 4096MB DIMMs (as reported by memconf.pl, prtdiag and the ILOM) On one, prtconf shows 64768MB but the other shows 57344MB 16 x 4096 = 65536 ...
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Sparc T5240 ILOM password grief

I'm trying to reset the ILOM root password on a SPARC Enterprise T5240. Neither of the 2 methods described below work for me, so I'm after further suggestions (short of guessing the root password - I'...
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Simple Paged Results control on Sun-Directory-Server/11.1.1.5.1

I am confused. I am trying to run simple pager results against what I believe is Oracle 11g Directory Server. I know that an old version at some point did not support RFC 2696. Now, according to ...
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Stop Sun Java System Web Server 7 reverse proxy resending long running requests

We have a Sun Java System Web Server (7) running as a reverse proxy. When someone does a long running request (e.g. the web application does a major update on the DB) that doesn't return for a while (...
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on M5000, can i install only 3 domains?

i am looking if it's possible to only install an odd number of domain in the M5000? i have already check some links like this How many domains can you configure on a Sun M5000 system? and Oracle's ...
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SPARC T4 iLom CLI not accessible from SER MGT Port. (NET MGT - inaccessible)

Our 3 SPARC T4 Sun servers have all of a sudden began the exact same behaviour. -Fans are at full RPM -Attentions lights on all 3 are on solid amber -ILOM network interfaces not responding (all 3 were ...
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Sun Netra 240 not booting to ALOM

I inherited a Sun Netra 240 with no OS installed (indeed, with no hard drives). I did some googling, and came up with a few manuals, all of which I downloaded: Netra 240 PROM Guide Netra 240 ALOM ...
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Using Sun Netra 240 to Host asp.net Web page

My boss was offered a Sun Netra 240 server, still in the box. The machine,purchased in 2008, is has two single core 1.5GHZ processors and two gigabytes of RAM. My boss asked if it would be worth ...
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access preboot menu sun x4170

I bought a second hand sun x4170 and need to reset the ilom password. I get output to serial console, but can't access the preboot menu as described by oracle. (by pressing the locate button) Can ...
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Can a Sun rack be converted to a normal rack?

The Sun rack with PN 595-5953-01 does not use the normal rails like HP and IBM uses. Does there exist Sun rails so standard servers can be put in it? Or perhaps those L-shelves, where you lay the ...
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Xm setup on SunFire X4200

I'm trying to set a Xen VM on a SunFire X4200. I'm using Debian Wheezy and have followed this guide https://wiki.debian.org/Xen which I used in previous attempts on different servers and worked ...
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Exit from SP mode on SUN FIR X2270

i have sun fire x2270 , iam able to log in on sp mode and here i want to start my console mean i want the access of # mode. -> cd /SP/console /SP/console -> start Are you sure you want to start /SP/...
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Accessing iLOM configuration from Solaris on SPARC

Is there any way to get network configuration of iLOM in Solaris SPARC? I want to get the IP address of iLOM console at least. It's pretty easy on x86 by ipmitool lan print, but for SPARC I can't ...
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Identifying failed hard drive in RAID

I have a server which is running customized version of Debian. It is attached a sun storage raid. It has very limited tools and installing new tools is not allowed. :( This message I see in dmesg: ...
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Is there a Informix command to repair database?

We have a Sun Solaris system running Avaya CMS software. The software uses an Informix database. We have a single drive in the server. The drive began to go bad, corrupting files. We sourced a new ...
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Can't access my Sun X2270 Fire Server BIOS/ILOM

I just purchased two 2nd hand Sun X2270 Intel servers and i can't boot or access them. They have a Service Processor installed but i don't get any signal on VGA output. If i add an ethernet to the ...
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How to dump BIOS from running Sun Blade 1500?

I'd like to replace an old-aged Sun Blade 1500 Red running SunOS 5.8 by a Qemu-based Virtual Machine. Tutorials like this describe how to do this with older hardware, but as I need to run SPARC64 ...
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ipmitool and ALOM (Sun T2000)

ipmitool -vv -I lan -H srv-alom -U admin sdr ipmitool -vv -I lanplus -H srv-alom -U admin sdr or ipmitool -vv -I lan -H srv-alom -U admin sensor ipmitool -vv -I lanplus -H srv-alom -U admin sensor ...
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Find number of unused disk bays on a Sun/Oracle server running Solaris

How can you find the number of unused disk bays on a Sun/Oracle server running Solaris? I have a Oracle T3-1 server with four disks. Now I would like to find out how many disks more I can insert. ...
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Netra X4270: How do I enable the locator LED from command line (without iLOM)?

Title says it all really - I have a bunch of servers in our lab that I want to set the locator LED on (so they can be identified and serviced). However the iLOM IP addresses are not accessible (the ...
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Sun X4100 power supply failure LED on, but PSU working

I have a Sun X4100 with dual power supplies. The "rear PSU" LED comes on after the system is powered on and has gone through the self-test. Both power supplies are working just fine -- I can take out ...
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Sun Grid Engine : jobs are not well balanced

I use Open Grid Scheduler (a fork/copy of Sun Grid Engine). I have tried this configuration from master: # qconf -mattr exechost complex_values slots=8 slave2 # qconf -mq all.q | grep slots slots ...
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Sun Fire X4200 (not M2) Firmware (BIOS/ILOM)?

i've running BIOS/ILOM 1.0 and it sucks with the hyperthreading sync error flood :( I just got my hands on a nice Sun Fire x64 server but I'm in a bit of a bind.  I need BIOS and ILOM files for a Sun ...
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Solaris Service not showing any status in svcs

I'm creating a solaris service using SMF by following steps: Create SMF manifest Import manifest via svccfg Enable it using svcadm Check status using svcs Now in this process i had frequently added/...
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Solaris: information on sparc hardware

I'm having 2 solaris machines to manage, So i want to write my own scripts for getting various information. I'm able to get most of the information but not able to retrieve following: Chassis type ...
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Where to get FW/BIOS for Sun Fire X4150

I have been trying to get the lastest software for the X4150. I get to this link http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/systems/patches/firmware/release-history-jsp-138416.html#X4150 but it gets me no ...
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ILOM (Integrated Lights Out Manager) “Too many users are logged in” message

Upon entering the web interface of a sun server and when trying to login the following message appears: Too many users are logged in Can anyone advise me on what this means, or how to fix it?
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Corrupt label; bad magic number

While trying to install Solaris 10 on a Sun Blade 2500 Silver, I got an error: OpenBoot indicates me a problem with the hard drive: "Corrupt label; bad magic number". Later, during the Solaris ...
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Sun Solaris 10, /opt folder accidentally become file

While i was copying some files in /opt folder through WINSC, the /opt folder become file. Can you please inform how to make this again in folder?
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Installing Solaris 10 on a Sun Blade 2500 Silver

I recently bought a used Sun Blade 2500 Silver. The system has been completly wiped, so I get an OpenBoot prompt when I boot. When I look on Oracle's compatibility page, I can see the station is able ...
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“Attach to native process failed” with Apache 2.0 Agent 2.202 for RHEL5 Linux 64bit

In trying to install Apache 2.0 Agent 2.202 for RHEL5 Linux 64bit, the dialogue appears as follows. # export JAVAHOME=/usr/java/jdk1.6.0_24/; echo $JAVAHOME /usr/java/jdk1.6.0_24/ # ./setup ...