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Configuration, Save & Restore Setup and Troubleshooting of Oracle VM Server for SPARC (LDom) (Doc ID 1464421.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 29, 2020

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 3/05 and later
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)


This document describes commands and tools to show/modify/save configurations of Oracle VM Server for SPARC (LDom) as well configuration and troubleshooting.

Troubleshooting Steps

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In this Document
Troubleshooting Steps
  Basic information:
 The LDom configuration resides on several locations on Oracle VM Server for SPARC (LDom)
 Commands to list / modify LDom configurations
 Meaning of Labels
 Commands to save LDom configurations to service processor (SP)
 Commands to save LDom configurations (constraints)
 How-To show "bootmode" on all SP Firmware-versions
 How-To show "config" with Version 8.2.x of the System Firmware
 How-To set "bootmode" in ILOM to activate another configuration
 How-To set bootmode "factory-default"
 How-To list the autorecovery policy
 How-To modify the autorecovery policy
 How-To find autosave information
 How-To check the timestamps of SP config on control (primary) domain and SP
 Managing Logical Domains Configurations in LDom 3.0 (bootsets)
 After migration of a Guest LDom, save the configuration to the SP on source and target system
 Don't try to use  the  /var/opt/SUNWldm/ldom-db.xml for the 'ldm init-system -r -i ... ' command
 Related manpage ldm(1M) information
 Troubleshooting information:
 How-To reset LDom setup after booting from factory-default (config available on service processor (SP))
 How-To restore LDom config from an autosave-config after lost configuration on the service processor (SP)
 How-to recover domains after detecting faulty or missing resources
 Procedure to Back Up and Restore the Oracle ILOM Configuration Settings

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