How to upgrade System Firmware on Sun/Oracle X86 Systems (Doc ID 1968158.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 14, 2017

Applies to:

Sun Server X4-2L - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Sun Fire X2200 M2 Server - Version All Versions and later
x86
x86_64

Goal

This document will guide you on how to locate and install Firmware upgrades on Sun/Oracle X86 systems.

Note that some of the information contained herein may apply to other Sun/Oracle systems (Such as ILOM based SPARC systems, and certain Sun/Oracle Storage products), but is written explicitly to apply to X86 systems Only.

If you require assistance with upgrading firmware on other Sun/Oracle devices and systems, please open a support SR for the appropriate Support Group and they will be happy to assist you further.

SPECIAL NOTE REGARDING ORACLE ENGINEERED SYSTEMS - Firmware for Oracle Engineered Systems (Exadata, Exalogic, Exalytics, Supercluster, Oracle Database Appliance (ODA), Oracle Virtual Compute Appliance (OVCA), Big Data Appliance(BDA) ) is controlled and tested by Product Development. Provided firmware versions are specific to any given image version. Never attempt to update firmware manually on Oracle Engineered Systems except under the direction of an Oracle Technical Services Engineer (TSE).

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