Sun Fire[TM] Midframe Server:Symptom:Flashupdate fails when user is root-No boards can be updated (Doc ID 1018210.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 02, 2017

Applies to:

Sun Fire 4800 Server - Version Not Applicable and later
Sun Fire 4810 Server - Version Not Applicable and later
Sun Fire 3800 Server - Version Not Applicable and later
Sun Fire 6800 Server - Version Not Applicable and later
Sun Fire E4900 Server - Version Not Applicable and later
All Platforms

Symptoms


Attempt to flashupdate the System Controller fails to upgrade firmware and
simply resets the System Controller when root is used as the FTP user
account.

SC> flashupdate -f ftp://root:password@hostname//tmp/directory scapp rtos
As part of this update, the system controller will automatically reboot.
RTOS will be upgraded automatically during the next boot.
ScApp will be upgraded automatically during the next boot.
Do you want to continue? yes (-y)
No boards can be updated.
Rebooting the SC to automatically complete the upgrade.
Rebooting.
Software Reset...

Cause

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