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last updated on: 2008-05-29




SPARC


  • Sun Ultra 25, Sun Ultra 45
    • No System Controller
    • Requires Solaris patches only

  • Sun Blade 150, Sun Blade 1000, Sun Blade 1500, Sun Blade 2000, Sun Blade 2500
    • No System Controller
    • Requires Solaris patches only

  • Enterprise 220, Enterprise 250, Enterprise 420R, Enterprise 450
    • No System Controller
    • Requires Solaris patches only

  • Enterprise 3500, Enterprise 4000. Enterprise 4500, Enterprise 5500, Enterprise 6500
    • No System Controller
    • Requires Solaris patches only

  • Sun Fire V100, Sun Fire V120, Sun Fire V125, Sun Fire V210, Sun Fire V215, Sun Fire V240, Sun Fire V245, Sun Fire V440, Sun Fire V445
    Netra 210, Netra 240
    Sun Fire V480, Sun Fire V490, Sun Fire V880, Sun Fire V890
    Sun Fire 280R
    Netra T2000, CP3020, CP3060
    Sun Fire T1000, Sun Fire T2000
    • System Controllers only use UTC
    • Requires Solaris patches only

  • Sun Fire 3800 Server, Sun Fire 4800 Server, Sun Fire 4810 Server, Sun Fire 6800 Server, Sun Fire E6900 Server, Sun Fire E2900 Server, Sun Fire V1280 Server, Sun Fire E4900 Server, Netra 1280, Netra 1290, Sun SPARC Enterprise M4000/M5000/M8000/M9000
    • Solaris Daylight Saving Time (DST) Update for Enterprise/Netra/SunFire/Mx000 Servers

      Sun Alert ID: 231242
      http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-231242-1

      Products: Sun Fire 3800 Server, Sun Fire 4800 Server, Sun Fire 4810 Server, Sun Fire 6800 Server, Sun Fire E6900 Server, Sun Fire E2900 Server, Sun Fire V1280 Server, Sun Fire E4900 Server, Netra 1280, Netra 1290, Sun SPARC Enterprise M4000/M5000/M8000/M9000

      Summary: Customers have the ability with existing firmware commands to customize the DST for the latest goverments changes to DST. Solaris domains on the M series are treated the same as on any system.

    • Apply System Controller timezone firmware patches:
      • 2007 - New Zealand and Mongolia
        • Firmware version 5.20.6 has been released as patch 114527-07
      • 2007 - Canada (Alberta and British Columbia), The Bahamas, and Western Australia
      • 2007 - U.S. and most of Canada
        • See SunAlert 102617 - Required Server Firmware for Timezone Changes Due to U.S. Energy Policy Act of 2005
        • If the firmware was upgraded in 2006, a reboot is required in 2007 due to limitations in the system controller
        • This not an issue on the Netra 1290 which requires firmware version 5.19.6 or 5.20.1, both of which have the fix
        • Canadian customers who are currently using a US timezone need only apply firmware documented in Sun Alert 102617
        • See also: InfoDoc 85393 - Sun Fire Mid-Range Servers: Timezone changes for U.S. Energy Policy Act of 2005
      • See also: InfoDoc 88228 - Unconfigured domains report "current year is 197x" after a reboot of the SC in 2007
      • Requires Solaris patches and Java updates for each domain

  • Sun Fire 12K, Sun Fire 15K, Sun Fire E20K, Sun Fire E25K
    • No SMS changes required but System Controllers need Solaris Patches.
    • Requires Solaris patches for each domain

  • Enterprise 10000
    • Requires Solaris Patches for System Controllers
    • Requires Solaris patches for each domain

  • ALOM (all versions)
  • RSC (all versions)
  • LOM/LOMlite
    • No Platform specific action required
    • May still need OS patches



X64

  • Sun Ultra 20, Sun Ultra 40
    • No System Controller
    • May require OS patches

  • Sun Fire V20z, Sun Fire V40z, Sun Fire V60z (EOL), Sun Fire V65z (EOL)
    Sun Fire X2100, Sun Fire X2100 M2, Sun Fire X2200,
    Sun Fire X4100, Sun Fire X4100 M2, Sun Fire X4200, Sun Fire X4200 M2, Sun Fire X4500, Sun Fire X4600, Sun Fire X4600 M2
    Sun Blade 8000
    • System Controllers only use UTC
    • May require OS patches

  • Nauticus Secure Application Switch
    • The Nauticus Secure Application Switches do not automatically adjust time according to the DST schedule, and thus the change in schedule has no impact on the product operation.




Change Log

Note: This Change Log only reflects changes made to this web page. Please refer to product specific information for details of product updates.
  • [2008-05-29] Added Sun SPARC Enterprise M-Series and DST update for Enterprise/Netra/SunFire/Mx000 Servers
  • [2007-09-21] Section Sun Fire 3800, Sun Fire 4800, Sun Fire 4810, Sun Fire 6800, Sun Fire E6900, Sun Fire E2900, Sun Fire V1280, Sun Fire E4900, Netra 1280, Netra 1290 was redone
  • [2007-03-12] Sun Fire 3800, Sun Fire 4800, Sun Fire 4810, Sun Fire 6800, Sun Fire E6900, Sun Fire E2900, Sun Fire V1280, Sun Fire E4900, Netra 1280 - patch number for firmware version 5.20.5 corrected
  • [2007-03-08] Added link to a clarification on Sun Fire 5.20.5 Firmware
  • [2007-03-01] Updated Sun Fire 3800, Sun Fire 4800, Sun Fire 4810, Sun Fire 6800, Sun Fire E6900, Sun Fire E2900, Sun Fire V1280, Sun Fire E4900, Netra 1280 with firmware 5.20.5 availability
  • [2007-02-26] Added Sun Blade 150, 1000, 1500, Enterprise 220, 250. 3500, 5500, 6500
  • [2007-02-15] Sun Fire 3800, Sun Fire 4800, Sun Fire 4810, Sun Fire 6800, Sun Fire E6900, Sun Fire E2900, Sun Fire V1280, Sun Fire E4900, Netra 1280 - updated new firmware revision number and release date. Added clarification for Canadian customers.
  • [2007-02-08] Sun Fire 3800, Sun Fire 4800, Sun Fire 4810, Sun Fire 6800, Sun Fire E6900, Sun Fire E2900, Sun Fire V1280, Sun Fire E4900, Netra 1280 updated to provide release date for patch to cover Alberta, British Columbia, The Bahamas, and Western Australia
  • [2007-02-08] Added information on Enterprise 10000