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Introduction to Oracle Solaris OS Installation

Preparing for OS Installation

How to Erase Your Boot Hard Disk

Creating a Virtual Disk

How to Create a Virtual Disk

Installing Solaris OS

Solaris OS Installation Task Map

Choosing an Installation Method

Obtaining Solaris 11 Documentation

Obtaining Solaris 10 Documentation

Identifying Logical and Physical Network Interface Names for Solaris OS Installation

Introduction to Oracle Solaris OS Installation

This document provides information about installing the Oracle Solaris 10 8/11 OS or the Oracle Solaris 11 OS on your server, and points to the Oracle Solaris documentation for installation.

Note - The Sun Server X2-8 was formerly named the Sun Fire X4800 M2 server. This former name might still appear in the product. The name change does not indicate any change in system features or functionality.

This document includes the following topics:

Preliminary tasks to be done before installing Oracle Solaris OS.
Erase an existing volume on the boot disk.
Create a required virtual drive volume on the boot disk.
Install Solaris OS.
Decide on an installation method.
Obtain Solaris OS installation documentation.
Identify your logical and physical network ports.