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Solaris HCL Overview

Here's a quick example of how to use the HCL to find info for Solaris on HP hardware.

Note: Go here instead for an example of how to use the OpenSolaris HCL.

  1. First, go to the main HCL page and click View the Solaris 10 OS HCL on the right under the Solaris logo, which opens the HCL for Solaris OS.
  2. On the HCL for Solaris OS page, click OEM and System Vendor Products under System Categories on the upper left, which opens the following page showing a table of OEM and vendor products compatible with the Solaris OS:

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    You can sort the info by Last Updated (date), Manufacturer, or Model using the links next to Sort Order in the upper left of the table. Last Updated is the default.

    You can also see all results (the default), only servers, only desktops, or only laptops using the tabs at the top of the table.

  3. Click Manufacturer, to see a list of all products that are certified with the Solaris 10 OS, in alphabetical order according to manufacturer.

    As of this publication date, the list of all HP products starts on page 3. Click a page link in the upper right of the table to jump to a page.

    After you find the product you are interested in, for example, the HP ProLiant DL380 G5, you can click the link in the Model column to get details for that product. Or you can click the link in the Support column to get info on how to buy Solaris subscriptions.

    Here's an example of the details you get by clicking a link in the Model column:

    Sol HCL Detail
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  4. At any time, if you'd prefer to search the HCL, click the Search the HCL link in the upper right on any page

    In the search page, enter your search criteria in the form and click Submit. Search results are displayed under the form. Click a link in the search results to get more details.

    The HP Servers subtab above displays an example of the HCL Search for HP Servers.

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