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Oracle Solaris 10 1/13 Installation Guide: Network-Based Installations     Oracle Solaris 10 1/13 Information Library
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Part I Planning to Install Over the Network

1.  Where to Find Oracle Solaris Installation Planning Information

2.  Preconfiguring System Configuration Information (Tasks)

3.  Preconfiguring With a Naming Service or DHCP

Part II Installing Over a Local Area Network

4.  Installing From the Network (Overview)

5.  Installing From the Network With DVD Media (Tasks)

6.  Installing From the Network With CD Media (Tasks)

7.  Patching the Miniroot Image (Tasks)

8.  Installing Over the Network (Examples)

9.  Installing From the Network (Command Reference)

Part III Installing Over a Wide Area Network

10.  WAN Boot (Overview)

11.  Preparing to Install With WAN Boot (Planning)

12.  Installing With WAN Boot (Tasks)

13.  SPARC: Installing With WAN Boot (Tasks)

14.  SPARC: Installing With WAN Boot (Examples)

15.  WAN Boot (Reference)

WAN Boot Installation Commands

OBP Commands

System Configuration File Settings and Syntax

wanboot.conf File Parameters and Syntax

Part IV Appendixes

A.  Troubleshooting (Tasks)

B.  Installing or Upgrading Remotely (Tasks)



System Configuration File Settings and Syntax

The system configuration file enables you to direct the WAN boot installation programs to the following files.

The system configuration file is a plain text file, and must be formatted in the following pattern.


The system.conf file must contain the following settings:


This setting points to the directory on the install server that contains the sysidcfg file. For WAN installations that use HTTPS, set the value to a valid HTTPS URL.


This setting points to the JumpStart directory that contains the rules.ok and profile files. For WAN installations that use HTTPS, set the value to a valid HTTPS URL.

You can store the system.conf in any directory that is accessible to the WAN boot server.