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Oracle Solaris 10 9/10 Installation Guide: Network-Based Installations
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Part I Planning to Install Over the Network

1.  Where to Find Solaris Installation Planning Information

2.  Preconfiguring System Configuration Information (Tasks)

Advantages of Preconfiguring System Configuration Information

Preconfiguring With the sysidcfg File

To Create a sysidcfg Configuration File

Syntax Rules for the sysidcfg File

sysidcfg File Keywords

auto_reg Keyword

keyboard Keyword

name_service Keyword

network_interface Keyword

nfs4_domain Keyword

root_password Keyword

security_policy Keyword

service_profile Keyword

system_locale Keyword

terminal Keyword

timezone Keyword

timeserver Keyword

SPARC: Preconfiguring Power Management Information

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)

Part IV Appendixes

A.  Troubleshooting (Tasks)

B.  Installing or Upgrading Remotely (Tasks)



Chapter 2

Preconfiguring System Configuration Information (Tasks)

This chapter describes how to preconfigure system information by using the sysidcfg file. Preconfiguration can help you to avoid being prompted for this information when you install the Solaris OS. This chapter also describes how to preconfigure Power Management information. This chapter contains the following sections: