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Transitioning From Oracle Solaris 10 JumpStart to Oracle Solaris 11 Automated Installer provides information to help you migrate from JumpStart to Automated Installer (AI), both of which are automated installation features of Oracle Solaris.
This book describes the following procedures and tools:
The differences between JumpStart and AI
How JumpStart rule and profile keywords translate to AI criteria and manifest keywords
How sysidcfg files translate to AI system configuration profiles
How to use the js2ai conversion utility
How to set up one server to serve both Oracle Solaris 10 and Oracle Solaris 11 installations
This book is for JumpStart users who want to transition to using AI to perform automated installations of the Oracle Solaris 11 operating system (OS).
This book contains the following chapters:
Chapter 1, Comparing JumpStart and Automated Installer provides a table of installation tasks that tells you how to do each task using JumpStart and using AI.
Chapter 2, Converting Rules and Profile Files provides tables of JumpStart rule and profile keywords and the equivalent AI criteria and manifest directives. This chapter also shows example conversions using the js2ai utility.
Chapter 3, Converting Configuration Files provides a table of sysidcfg file keywords and the equivalent AI system configuration profile specifications and shows an example conversion using the js2ai utility.
Chapter 4, Installing Oracle Solaris 10 Using JumpStart on an Oracle Solaris 11 Server describes how to use an Oracle Solaris 11 server as both a JumpStart install server and an AI install server.
Oracle Solaris 10 8/11 Installation Guide: Custom JumpStart and Advanced Installations describes how to use JumpStart.
Installing Oracle Solaris 11 Systems describes different methods for installing the Oracle Solaris 11 OS, including using AI.
Chapter 6, Managing Services (Overview), in Oracle Solaris Administration: Common Tasks describes the Oracle Solaris Service Management Facility (SMF) feature. You can use SMF profiles to configure your system.
The pkg(5) man page describes the Oracle Solaris Image Packaging System (IPS) feature, which enables you to store and retrieve software packages for installation. The pkg(1) man page explains how to install IPS packages.
See the Oracle Solaris 11 System Administration documentation for more information about how to administer Oracle Solaris 11 systems.
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The following table describes the typographic conventions that are used in this book.
Table P-1 Typographic Conventions
The following table shows the default UNIX system prompt and superuser prompt for shells that are included in the Oracle Solaris OS. Note that the default system prompt that is displayed in command examples varies, depending on the Oracle Solaris release.
Table P-2 Shell Prompts