This section describes how to configure a PXE server on a Linux system and use it to install Linux on your server.
You can configure PXE to support a network installation of a supported OS for your server, such as Oracle Linux 5.5 (64–bit), RHEL 5.5 (64–bit), and SLES 11 (64–bit).
PXE is a powerful and convenient solution for setting up a number of servers so their configuration is identical. It allows you to configure a server, which you can then use to install identical versions of the OS on any number of network systems.
Configuring a PXE server consists of the following procedures.