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Part I Oracle Solaris 11.1 Installation Options

1.  Overview of Installation Options

Part II Installing Using Installation Media

2.  Preparing for the Installation

3.  Using Live Media

4.  Using the Text Installer

5.  Automated Installations That Boot From Media

6.  Unconfiguring or Reconfiguring an Oracle Solaris instance

Part III Installing Using an Install Server

7.  Automated Installation of Multiple Clients

8.  Setting Up an Install Server

AI Server Setup Task Map

Install Server Requirements

AI Server Hardware Requirements

Install Service Operation Privileges

AI Server Software Requirements

Installing the AI Installation Tools

Configuring the Install Server

Enabling Multicast DNS

Configuring a Multihomed Install Server

Configuring the Web Server Host Port

Configuring the Default Image Path

Automatically Updating the ISC DHCP Configuration

Creating an AI Install Service

Creating an Install Service Without Setting Up DHCP

Creating a SPARC Install Service Using an ISO File

Creating an x86 Install Service Using an IPS Package

Creating an Install Service Including Local DHCP Setup

ISC DHCP Configuration for an Oracle Solaris 11.1 i386 Install Service

ISC DHCP Configuration for an Oracle Solaris 11 i386 Install Service

ISC DHCP Configuration for an Oracle Solaris 11.1 sparc Install Service

Maintaining an Install Server

Adding, Modifying, or Deleting an Install Service

Creating an Install Service

Modifying Install Service Properties

Updating an Install Service

Renaming an Install Service

Enabling or Disabling an Install Service

Deleting an Install Service

Associating Clients With Install Services

Adding a Client To an Install Service

Associating a Client With a Different Install Service

Deleting a Client From an Install Service

Associating Client-Specific Installation Instructions With Install Services

Adding an AI Manifest to an Install Service

Updating an AI Manifest

Deleting an AI Manifest

Associating Client-Specific Configuration Instructions With Install Services

Adding a System Configuration Profile to an Install Service

Updating a System Configuration Profile

Validating a System Configuration Profile

Deleting a System Configuration Profile

Exporting an AI Manifest or a System Configuration Profile

Modifying Criteria for an AI Manifest or a System Configuration Profile

Showing Information About Install Services

Listing All Install Services on the Install Server

Showing Information for a Specified Install Service

Listing Clients Associated With Install Services

Listing Clients Associated With a Specific Install Service

Showing Information About Customized Installations

Listing All AI Manifests and System Configuration Profiles

Listing Manifests and Profiles Associated With a Specified Install Service

Administering the AI SMF Service

9.  Customizing Installations

10.  Provisioning the Client System

11.  Configuring the Client System

12.  Installing and Configuring Zones

13.  Running a Custom Script During First Boot

14.  Installing Client Systems

15.  Troubleshooting Automated Installations

Part IV Performing Related Tasks

A.  Working With Oracle Configuration Manager

B.  Using the Device Driver Utility


Chapter 8

Setting Up an Install Server

To install clients over the network, AI requires a separate system to function as an install server. On the install server, create an AI install service to provide a net image and instructions for installing the desired Oracle Solaris 11 release on different clients.