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

Last updated on JANUARY 31, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle ZFS Storage ZS5-4 - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Oracle ZFS Storage ZS5-2 - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Oracle ZFS Storage ZS4-4 - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance Racked System ZS4-4 - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Oracle ZFS Storage ZS3-2 - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
7000 Appliance OS (Fishworks)

Goal

Appliance Firmware Release OS 8.7 and higher 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, ZS5-4 and ZS7-2 systems support the ILOM/BIOS auto-upgrade functionality7xxx and ZS3-4 systems do NOT.

(Requires UEFI-capable server platform)

 

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

 

Solution

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