OVM SPARC cheat sheet – Part 1

In this article I am going to show you the basic commands which can be used in OVM for SPARC to check the status and version information. You can provide the output of these commands to oracle as well to expedite the troubleshooting.

How to check the OVS server version ?

ovs01_sparc ~> cat /etc/ovs-release
Oracle VM server release 3.3.1

How to check the more detailed information ?

ovs01_sparc ~> cat /etc/ovs-info
OVS summary
release: 3.3.1
date: 201406191717
build: 1065

ovm ovm/dlm 0.0.1,5.11-
ovm ovm/extra/urlgrabber 3.9.1,5.11-
ovm ovm/extra/vbox-img 1.0.0,5.11-
ovm ovm/ovs-agent 3.3.1,5.11-
ovm ovm/storage-connect/plugin-manager 1.2.8,5.11-
ovm ovm/storage-connect/plugins/oracle-generic 1.1.0,5.11-
ovm ovm/storage-connect/plugins/oracle-zfs 1.0.0,5.11-

How to check the version of ldm ?

ovs01_sparc ~> ldm -V

Logical Domains Manager (v
Hypervisor control protocol v 1.11
Using Hypervisor MD v 1.4

System PROM:
Hostconfig v. 1.4.0 @(#)Hostconfig 1.4.0 2014/04/04 17:51
Hypervisor v. 1.13.0.a @(#)Hypervisor 1.13.0.a 2014/04/08 14:05
OpenBoot v. 4.36.0 @(#)OpenBoot 4.36.0 2014/04/04 15:50

How to check the more detailed information about each package ?

ovs01_sparc ~> pkg info ovs-agent
Name: ovm/ovs-agent
Summary: Oracle VM Agent
Description: Oracle VM Agent for LDoms
Category: System/Virtualization
State: Installed
Publisher: ovm
Version: 3.3.1
Build Release: 5.11
Packaging Date: June 20, 2014 12:16:40 AM
Size: 1.94 MB
FMRI: pkg://ovm/ovm/ovs-agent@3.3.1,5.11-

How to check the solaris version information ?

ovs01_sparc ~> pkg info entire
Name: entire
Summary: entire incorporation including Support Repository Update (Oracle Solaris
Description: This package constrains system package versions to the same
build. WARNING: Proper system update and correct package
selection depend on the presence of this incorporation.
Removing this package will result in an unsupported system. For
more information see https://support.oracle.com/CSP/main/article
Category: Meta Packages/Incorporations
State: Installed
Publisher: solaris
Version: 0.5.11 (Oracle Solaris
Build Release: 5.11
Packaging Date: July 1, 2014 04:57:05 PM
Size: 5.46 kB
FMRI: pkg://solaris/entire@0.5.11,5.11-

What is main service which is running in physical server OVS ?

ovs01_sparc log> svcs ovm/*
online Oct_08 svc:/ovm/ovs-config:default
online Oct_08 svc:/ovm/ovs-agent:default
online Oct_08 svc:/ovm/ovmwatch:default

How to check the status of ovs agent setup status?

root@ovs01_sparc log> ovs-agent-setup check
Network Configuration
Network Configuration OK
Storage Configuration
Storage Configuration OK
OVS Agent Configuration
OVS Agent Configuration OK
Cluster Configuration
Cluster Configuration OK
LDoms Manager Configuration
LDoms Manager Configuration OK
Virtual I/O Services Configuration
Virtual I/O Services Configuration OK
LDoms Configuration
LDoms Configuration OK

Main log files which are present in physical server


Ldoms Manager (ldmd) log



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