To monitor a silent installation, navigate to the log file directory:
Solaris OS: cd /var/sadm/install/logs
Linux and HP-UX: cd /var/opt/sun/install/logs
Locate the log files for the current installation.
The shared components are installed first and the product components follow. The timestamp variable represents the time the log was created. The variable has the format MMddhhmm.
Specifies the month
Specifies the date
Specifies the hour
Specifies the minute
tail -f logfile-name
To exit the tail program, press Ctrl+C.