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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)

Task Map: Installing a Client With WAN Boot

Preparing the Client for a WAN Boot Installation

How to Check the net Device Alias in the Client OBP

Installing Keys on the Client

How to Install Keys in the Client OBP

How to Install a Hashing Key and an Encryption Key on a Running Client

Installing the Client

How to Perform a Noninteractive WAN Boot Installation

How to Perform an Interactive WAN Boot Installation

How to Perform a WAN Boot Installation With a DHCP Server

How to Perform a WAN Boot Installation With Local CD Media

14.  SPARC: Installing With WAN Boot (Examples)

15.  WAN Boot (Reference)

Part IV Appendixes

A.  Troubleshooting (Tasks)

B.  Installing or Upgrading Remotely (Tasks)



Task Map: Installing a Client With WAN Boot

The following table lists the tasks you need to perform to install a client over a WAN.

Table 13-1 Task Map: Performing a WAN Boot Installation

For Instructions
Prepare the network for a WAN boot installation.
Set up the servers and files that are required to perform a WAN boot installation.
Verify that the net device alias is set correctly in the client OBP.
Use the devalias command to verify that the net device alias is set to the primary network interface.
Provide keys to the client
Provide keys to the client by setting OBP variables or entering key values during the installation.

This task is required for secure installation configurations. For insecure installations that check data integrity, complete this task to provide the HMAC SHA1 hashing key to the client.

Install the client over a wide area network.
Choose the appropriate method to install your client.