Before You Begin
Before you begin the OS installation, ensure that the following prerequisites are met:
You have performed the steps in Preparing to Install the Operating System.
If you want to configure the boot drive (that is, the storage drive onto which you are installing the Windows Server OS) for RAID, you must do so before you install the OS. For instructions on how to configure RAID on your server, see the Installation, Configuring Server Drives for OS Installation.
For additional information about how to set up the installation media, see Selecting the Boot Media Option.
The Oracle ILOM Remote Console screen appears.
Note - The next events occur very quickly; therefore, focused attention is needed for the following steps. Watch carefully for these messages as they appear on the screen for a brief time. You might want to enlarge the size of your screen to eliminate scroll bars.
Oracle System Assistant is launched, and the Overview screen appears.
This action ensures that the latest software release package is installed before you begin the OS installation.
Note - Server web access is required to update Oracle System Assistant.
This action ensures that the server has the latest firmware and drivers before you begin the OS installation.
The Install OS screen appears.
This is the location of the OS distribution media. The options are CD/DVD devices.
Note - Oracle System Assistant does not support Preboot eXecution Environment (PXE) installs.
The Installation Options dialog appears.
Note - In the Installation Options dialog, the OS and Drivers options are mandatory and cannot be deselected.
The server boots.