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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)

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)

WAN Boot Requirements and Guidelines

Web Server Software Requirements and Guidelines

Server Configuration Options

Storing Installation and Configuration Files in the Document Root Directory

Storing Configuration and Security Information in the /etc/netboot Hierarchy

Customizing the Scope of the WAN Boot Installation

Specifying Security and Configuration Information in the /etc/netboot Directory

Sharing Security and Configuration Information in the /etc/netboot Directory

Storing the wanboot-cgi Program

Digital Certificate Requirements

WAN Boot Security Limitations

Gathering Information for WAN Boot Installations

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 11

Preparing to Install With WAN Boot (Planning)

This chapter describes how to prepare your network for a WAN boot installation. This chapter describes the following topics.