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This section describes how to configure a PXE server on a Linux system and use it to install Linux on the Sun Server X2-8.
You can configure PXE to support a network installation of a supported OS for your server, such as Oracle Linux (64–bit), RHEL (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.