Firmware update fails with sysfwdownload: download failure - status = 2 (Doc ID 1616612.1)

Last updated on MAY 18, 2017

Applies to:

Sun SPARC Enterprise T5220 Server - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Sun SPARC Enterprise T5120 Server - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Sun SPARC Enterprise T5140 Server - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Sun SPARC Enterprise T5240 Server - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)

Symptoms

 When updating the firmware using sysfwdownload the system displays the following:

sysfwdownload: download failure - status = 2

Cause

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