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Oracle Solaris 10 1/13 Installation Guide: JumpStart Installations     Oracle Solaris 10 1/13 Information Library
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1.  Where to Find Oracle Solaris Installation Planning Information

2.  JumpStart (Overview)

3.  Preparing JumpStart Installations (Tasks)

Task Map: Preparing JumpStart Installations

Creating a Profile Server for Networked Systems

How to Create a JumpStart Directory on a Server

Allowing All Systems Access to the Profile Server

Using a Wildcard Entry to Allow All Systems Access to the Profile Server

Creating a Profile Diskette for Stand-alone Systems

SPARC: How to Create a Profile Diskette

x86: How to Create a Profile Diskette With GRUB

Creating the rules File

Syntax of the rules File

How to Create a rules File

rules File Example

Creating a Profile

Syntax of Profiles

How to Create a Profile

Profile Examples

Testing a Profile

How to Create a Temporary Oracle Solaris Environment to Test a Profile

How to Test a Profile

Profile Test Example

Validating the rules File

How to Validate the rules File

4.  Using Optional JumpStart Features (Tasks)

5.  Creating Custom Rule and Probe Keywords (Tasks)

6.  Performing a JumpStart Installation (Tasks)

7.  Installing With JumpStart (Examples)

8.  JumpStart Keyword Reference

9.  Installing a ZFS Root Pool With JumpStart



Chapter 3

Preparing JumpStart Installations (Tasks)

This chapter provides step-by-step instructions about how to prepare the systems at your site from which and on which you intend to install the Oracle Solaris software by using the JumpStart, installation method.

Note - If you are installing an Oracle Solaris ZFS root pool, see Chapter 9, Installing a ZFS Root Pool With JumpStart for limitations and profile examples.

This chapter covers the following topics: