You can install Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2012 using any one
of the following methods, depending on whether you are a novice, expert, or
Installation for novice users
Installing Windows using Oracle Hardware Installation Assistant (OHIA) – For the novice user, OHIA provides a wizard-like interface
that assists in the installation of the Windows operating system and firmware upgrades.
OHIA can install Windows by using a local or remote CD/DVD.
Installing Windows manually – For the
experienced user, follow the instructions in this document to install Microsoft Windows from
distribution media connected through Oracle ILOM redirection or the USB port. You can
deliver the Windows distribution media by using a remote console with a redirected
CD/DVD drive or CD/DVD image.
Installing Windows from a deployment server environment – For the advanced user, you can
create a customized Windows installation image (WIM) for your server on a system
running Windows Deployment Services (WDS). Once this installation image file has been created, you
can boot your server from its network card and select the image
from the WDS system for unattended deployment.