Software Stack Information for the Netra SPARC T3-1BA Server

The Software Stack platform specific components for the Netra SPARC T3-1BA ATCA Blade consist of the Operating System, System Firmware, Virtualization and System Management components, along with common components like Compilers, Java, Middleware and other Software Tools. Updating any one of these individual components that make up the Software Stack may require others to also be updated. Oracle always recommends installation of the latest available versions for the best performance, security and stability.

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Operating Systems

The following Operating Systems are available for the Netra SPARC T3-1BA ATCA Blade:

Oracle Solaris 11

The latest information regarding Solaris 11 is available in the Oracle Solaris 11 Information Library.

Oracle Solaris 10

The Netra SPARC T3-1BA ATCA Blade Product Notes contain detailed information about supported Solaris 10 versions and required patches. The latest information regarding Solaris 10 patches is available on the Patching Documentation Center page.

 

Firmware

The System Firmware that ships on your Netra SPARC T3-1BA should be updated to the latest version available. The Netra SPARC T3-1BA ATCA Blade may be shipped from the factory with an older version of the System Firmware.

To locate and download the latest version of the Netra SPARC T3-1BA ATCA Blade System Firmware, go to the Oracle Technology Network Patching Center Firmware Download and Release History page. Follow the firmware upgrade instructions in the firmware patch README and Install.Info text files.

A single downloadable package of bundled software drivers and firmware for the Netra CT 900 ATCA Chassis is available here.

 

Systems Management

Sun Management Center 4.0 is supported on the Sun Netra CT 900 ATCA Chassis. The Netra CT 900 Config Reader Add-on is required.

The latest version of this Add-On can be downloaded from the Oracle Technology Network Patching Center Systems Management page.

Oracle ILOM is an embedded service processor that is accessible any time the server is plugged in, even when the server is powered off. It provides advanced fault management and actively monitors the health of the server. Other features include power control, a virtual video console, and storage redirection. ILOM can be managed using a command-line interface over SSH, a web interface, SNMP, or IPMI. ILOM is preinstalled in each system at the factory and the documentation can be found here.

Oracle Hardware Management Pack is a collection of command line tools for configuring logical disk volumes, updating the firmware on the server, and configuring Oracle ILOM. The Hardware Management Pack also includes an SNMP agent for monitoring the health of the server including disk and controller status. The pack can be downloaded from here, and the documentation can be found here.

 

Virtualization

Oracle VM Server for SPARC (formerly LDoms) virtualization technology is available for the Netra SPARC T3-1BA ATCA Blade.

The latest version of Oracle VM Server for SPARC along with release notes and detailed documentation and installation information can be downloaded from the Oracle VM Server for SPARC download page.

 

 

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