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The following procedure applies to Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 and Windows Server 2012.
Note - The power-on messages and prompts occur quickly and might appear on the screen for a brief time. You might want to enlarge the size of the screen to eliminate scroll bars.
All Sun Server X2-8 platform drivers for Windows Server 2012 are in-box. There are currently no Windows Server 2012 drivers available for the following PCIe add-in cards:
Sun StorageTek Dual 8 Gb FCDual 1 GbE HBA in ExpressModule form factor, RoHS-6 compliant, Emulex X-Option (Metis-E)
Sun StorageTek Dual 8 Gb FCDual 1 GbE HBA in ExpressModule form factor, RoHS-6 compliant, Qlogic X-Option (Metis-Q)
Sun Storage Dual 10 GbE PCIe FCoE Converged Network Adapter, Qlogic and SR optics (Europa-Q)-SR
Sun Storage Dual 10 GbE FCoE ExpressModule Converged Network Adapter, Qlogic, 2 port and Twinax (Europa-Q)-LR
Before You Begin
To deploy Windows 2012 using PXE, you need to first install Windows Deployment Service (WDS) on a Windows 2008 or a Windows 2012 server.
From the Oracle ILOM web interface, on the Remote Power Control tab, select Reset.
From the local server, press the Power button on the front panel of the server for approximately 1 second to initiate a graceful shutdown and power off the server. Once powered off, press the Power button again to power on the server.
The Please Select Boot Device screen appears.
Note - The PXE installation boot device is the physical network port used to communicate with the network installation server.
The Boot Agent screen appears.
For additional information, consult Microsoft Windows Deployment Services product documentation.