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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)

12.  Installing With WAN Boot (Tasks)

Installing Over a Wide Area Network (Task Maps)

Configuring the WAN Boot Server

Creating the Document Root Directory

Creating the WAN Boot Miniroot

SPARC: To Create a WAN Boot Miniroot

Verifying WAN Boot Support on the Client

To Check the Client OBP for WAN Boot Support

Installing the wanboot Program on the WAN Boot Server

SPARC: To Install the wanboot Program on the WAN Boot Server

Creating the /etc/netboot Hierarchy on the WAN Boot Server

To Create the /etc/netboot Hierarchy on the WAN Boot Server

Copying the WAN Boot CGI Program to the WAN Boot Server

To Copy the wanboot-cgi Program to the WAN Boot Server

(Optional) To Configure the WAN Boot Logging Server

(Optional) Protecting Data by Using HTTPS

(Optional) To Use Digital Certificates for Server and Client Authentication

(Optional) To Create a Hashing Key and an Encryption Key

Creating the Custom JumpStart Installation Files

To Create the Solaris Flash Archive

To Create the sysidcfg File

To Create the Profile

To Create the rules File

(Optional) Creating Begin and Finish Scripts

Creating the Configuration Files

To Create the System Configuration File

To Create the wanboot.conf File

(Optional) Providing Configuration Information With a DHCP Server

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 12

Installing With WAN Boot (Tasks)

This chapter describes the following tasks that are necessary to prepare your network for a WAN boot installation.