SPARC M-series Administration

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Benefits of taking this course include being able to compare and contrast the key features of the SPARC M-series servers as well as their architectural features. In addition, you will be able to perform FRU replacements on the low-end, mid-range and high-end servers in the M-series line. This training solution includes hands-on management of the M-series server platform environment. It also includes configuration and administration the service processor and of domains.

You will also learn and practice dynamically reconfiguring the domains that you create in the lab environment. The course concludes with learning how to troubleshoot the M-series servers by viewing and monitoring logs. By the …

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Benefits of taking this course include being able to compare and contrast the key features of the SPARC M-series servers as well as their architectural features. In addition, you will be able to perform FRU replacements on the low-end, mid-range and high-end servers in the M-series line. This training solution includes hands-on management of the M-series server platform environment. It also includes configuration and administration the service processor and of domains.

You will also learn and practice dynamically reconfiguring the domains that you create in the lab environment. The course concludes with learning how to troubleshoot the M-series servers by viewing and monitoring logs. By the end of this course, attendees should be comfortable with installing, configuring, and administrating the M-series servers.

Learn To:
  • Configure the service processor and manage the platform of the M-series servers
  • Compare and contrast the key features of the SPARC M-series servers

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Audience
  • Support Engineer
  • Technical Administrator
  • Technical Consultant

Course Topics Introduction to the Sun SPARC M-Series Servers
  • Compare and contrast the five Sun SPARC Enterprise M-series server models
  • Differentiate hardware features across the entry-level server M3000
  • Differentiate hardware features across the mid-range server product line
  • Differentiate hardware features across the M--series high-end server product line
  • List the common features of all five Sun SPARC Enterprise M-series servers
Introducing the SPARC M-Series Low-End and Mid-Range Server Hardware
  • Identifying site-planning guidelines
  • List environmental and power requirements
  • Follow the proper safefy protocols
  • Labeling M-series low-end and mid-range server components
  • Compare the major features of the M-series low-end and mid-range servers
  • Listing the features of the Sun™ Rack 1000 hardware
  • Introducing the SPARC M-series High-End Server Hardware
  • Identifying site-planning guidelines
Introducing the SPARC M-series High-End Server Hardware
  • Listing the power requirements for the M-series high-end servers
  • Labeling the M-series high-end servers’ components
  • Comparing the major features of each hardware component found in the M-series high-end servers
Introducing the SPARC Enterprise Architecture
  • Comparing and contrasting the Jupiter bus interconnect with previous product lines
  • Documenting the architectural similarities and differences across the M-series server product line
  • Classifying and labeling architectural components across the entire M-series server product line
  • Differentiating between uni-mode XSBs and quad-mode XSBs
  • Identifying the terms used in nomenclature in the M-series server line
Configuring the service processor
  • Documenting the functions of the service processor
  • Comparing and contrasting the differences between the service processors of the entry-level, mid-range, and high-end servers
  • Describing the service processor architecture
  • Listing the features of the External Administration Network, Domain to Service Processor Communication Protocol Network, and the Internal Service Network
  • Identifying the features of the service processor firmware
Administering and Configuring the Platform
  • Managing administrative privileges and user accounts
  • Configuring the service processor to make use of the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
  • Configuring the Domain Name System (DNS)
  • Configuring the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
  • Managing the platform environment
  • Viewing hardware configurations
  • Managing Capacity on Demand (COD)
  • Using the XSCF Web
Administering and Configuring the Domains
  • Documenting the characteristics of a domain
  • Choosing between Uni-mode or Quad-mode for a Physical System Board (PSB) set
  • Powering on a domain
  • Documenting the structure of the OpenBoot PROM (OBP) device tree for the M-series servers
  • Configuring the Oracle SOlaris OS after installing it on the domain
  • Accessing domain information using standard Oracle Solaris OS utilities
Reconfiguring Domains Dynamically
  • Documenting the purpose and benefits of Dynamic Reconfiguration (DR)
  • Analyzing the locations from which DR can be performed
  • Discussing the concepts of DR in preparation for attaching and detaching XSBs
Collecting Data for Fault Analysis
  • Configuring log archiving on the service processor
  • Collecting log and audit data

Course Objectives
  • Compare and contrast the key features of the M-series servers
  • List the architectural features of the M-series servers
  • Manage the M-series server platform environment
  • Be familiar with and use troubleshooting tools and techniques available within the Solaris OS
  • Configure and manage the platform using service processor utilities
  • Manage Dynamic Reconfiguration (DR) on the M-series servers
  • Define and edit nonvolatile random access memory (NVRAM) parameters
  • Perform flash programmable read-only memory (PROM) image updates
  • View and monitor logs on the M-series servers

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