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How to Use the Oracle ILOM 3.x Fault Management Shell (Doc ID 1309092.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 13, 2018

Applies to:

Sun Fire X4170 M2 Server - Version Not Applicable and later
Sun Fire X2200 M2 Server - Version Not Applicable and later
Sun SPARC Enterprise T5240 Server - Version Not Applicable and later
SPARC M7-8 - Version All Versions and later
SPARC M8-8 - Version All Versions and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This document describes how to use the Fault Management Shell on ILOM 3.x and later platforms.

Caution : The purpose of the Oracle ILOM Fault Management Shell is to help Oracle Services personnel diagnose system problems. Customers should not launch this shell or run fault management commands in the shell unless requested to do so by Oracle Services.

The following fault management terms are defined :

Term Description
Fault A detected error condition in the hardware or software. A fault can be logged to the ILOM system event log.
FMRI Fault Management Resource Identifier. This could be either the FRU name or UUID.
FRU Field Replaceable Unit (such as a drive, memory DIMM, or printed circuit board).
Proactive Self-Healing Proactive Self-Healing is an architecture and methodology for automatically diagnosing, reporting, and handling software and hardware fault conditions. This reduces the time required to debug a hardware or software problem and provides the administrator or Oracle support with detailed data about each fault. The architecture consists of an event management protocol, the fault manager, and the fault-handling software.
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID) Used to uniquely identify a problem across any set of systems.

Note : By using /X to navigate through the ILOM targets, the system will automatically drive you to /SP or to /CMM accordingly.  Example from a T3-4 system :

-> help /X/diag/snapshot

 /SP/diag/snapshot : Take snapshot of system for diagnostic purposes


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