Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance: Automatic upgrade of ZFSSA ILOM/BIOS Firmware in OS 8.7 (Doc ID 2285244.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 18, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle ZFS Storage ZS5-4 - Version All Versions and later
Oracle ZFS Storage ZS5-2 - Version All Versions and later
Oracle ZFS Storage ZS4-4 - Version All Versions and later
Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance Racked System ZS4-4 - Version All Versions and later
Oracle ZFS Storage ZS3-2 - Version All Versions and later
7000 Appliance OS (Fishworks)

Goal

Appliance Firmware Release OS 8.7 contains functionality to automatically upgrade the ILOM/BIOS for certain ZFS Storage Appliances.

For further details see the Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance Customer Service Manual (http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E78901_01/html/E78914/grohe.html#scrolltoc)

 

NOTE:  ZS3-2, ZS3-ES, ZS4-4, ZS5-2, ZS5-ES and ZS5-4 systems support the ILOM/BIOS auto-upgrade functionality.   7xxx and ZS3-4 systems do NOT.

 

After upgrading to the OS8.7 Appliance Software Release, you may see 'downrev Platform Firmware' in the 'Maintenance > Problems' section of the BUI :

 

Solution

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