Oracle Integrated Lights Out Manager

Oracle Integrated Lights Out Manager (ILOM) is the service processor embedded on all Oracle's SPARC Enterprise T-series and Sun Fire x86 servers, including all rack mounts and blades. Oracle ILOM enables full out-of-band management, providing a “Just like being there” remote management capability.

Click here for information on IPv6 support in Oracle ILOM.


Oracle ILOM service processors provide the following features:
  • Accessible from the host operating system
  • Remote Keyboard, Video, Mouse and Storage (RKVMS)
  • Boot host platform from:
    • Local DVD
    • Remote DVD or .iso image via RKVMS, PXE
  • Rich standards support:
    • WS-MAN
    • IPv6 (information on IPv6 support in ILOM is available here)
    • SSH 2.0
  • LDAP, Microsoft Active Directory, and Radius Support
  • Email/SMTP alerts, fully configurable remote syslog
  • System serial console redirection via serial port and LAN
  • Integration with Automatic Service Request (ASR) for qualified products to automatically initiate service when specific hardware faults occur

Functions Performed

Oracle ILOM enables you to perform the following functions:
  • Remote hardware monitoring
  • Monitor system status and event logs
  • Error and fault management
  • Environmental and power reporting
  • Alerting
  • Indicators - Manage fault LEDs
  • SNMP Traps
  • Hardware inventory and status
  • NIC card MAC addresses
  • Access to system part numbers, versions and serial numbers
  • Auditing of Oracle ILOM users, and management user accounts including role based access control
  • Monitor system BIOS/POST