System Controller

How To Upgrade The M4000 XSCF Firmware

Upgrading the M4000 XSCF firmware is a three-step process. These sequence of Solaris commands performs the XCP import, XSCF update and OBP application which make up the XSCF firmware upgrade process.

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How To Configure The M4000 XSCF

Unless you create a new user in the Sun M4000 XSCF, you may only log in as the 'default' user. This requires that you be physically present in the front of the server to turn the mode switch. This set of Solaris commands configures the Sun M4000 XSCF including setting up an admin account that gets around the limitations of the default user.

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How To Change The IP Address Of A Sun T5120 System Controller

Changing the IP address of a Sun T5120 system controller should be easy. And it is. But only if you know that magic command that makes the change stick.

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4 comments - What do you think?  Posted by Ariel Giron - 6 January 2012 at 6:52 pm

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How To Reset The ALOM Password On A Sun Fire T1000 Or T2000

If an ALOM password reset is required on a Sun Fire T1000 or Sun Fire T2000 in case the password is lost or forgotten, the following steps can be taken to erase the ALOM NVRAM so that a user can gain access to it, set a new password and restore the NVRAM settings.

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8 comments - What do you think?  Posted by Ariel Giron - 26 January 2011 at 4:41 pm

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