C H A P T E R  5

Configure the JavaRConsole System

This chapter describes how to set up the JavaRConsole system to deliver the mass storage drivers (required for Windows Server 2003) and the Windows distribution media for operating system installation. If you do not plan on installing Windows from a remote system, you can skip this chapter.

Note - If you have chosen both the Floppy Disk Local (only required for Windows Server 2003 installations) and Windows Local delivery methods in Selecting the Delivery Methods, proceed to Installing Windows Server 2003.

Note - This procedure does not provide detailed instructions for setting up the JavaRConsole hardware. See the Integrated Lights Out Manager (ILOM) Administration Guide for your Sun Fire server for further information.

JavaRConsole System Requirements

The requirements for the JavaRConsole system are:

Setting Up the JavaRConsole System

This section describes how to setup the JavaRConsole system to deliver the mass storage drivers during a remote Windows Server 2003 installation.

Note - This procedure assumes that the JavaRConsole system and ILOM service processor have been set up according to the instructions in the Integrated Lights Out Manager (ILOM) Administration Guide for your Sun Fire server.

procedure icon  To Set Up the JavaRConsole System

1. Start the remote console application by typing the IP address of the Integrated Lights Out Manager (ILOM) service processor into a browser on the JavaRConsole system.

FIGURE 5-1 URL Sample

Screenshot of URL sample in browser

The Security Alert dialog box displays.

FIGURE 5-2 Security Alert Dialog Box

Screenshot of Security Alert dialog box

2. Click Yes.

The ILOM login screen appears.

FIGURE 5-3 Login Screen

Screen shot of Login screen

3. Enter the user name and password and click Log In.

The default user name is root and default password is changeme.

The ILOM Version Information screen appears.

FIGURE 5-4 ILOM WebGUI Interface Version Information Screen

Screenshot of ILOM GUI Version Information screen

4. Click the Remote Control tab in the ILOM WebGUI.

The Launch Redirection screen appears.

Note - Make sure that the mouse mode is set to Absolute mode in the Mouse Mode Settings tab.

FIGURE 5-5 ILOM WebGUI Launch Redirection Screen

Screenshot of ILOM GUI Launch Redirection screen

5. Click 8-bit color or 16-bit color, then click Launch Redirection.

Note - When using Windows for JavaRConsole system redirection, an additional warning appears after clicking Launch Redirection. If the Hostname Mismatch dialog box is displayed, click the Yes button.

FIGURE 5-6 Hostname Mismatch Dialog Box

Screenshot of Hostname Mismatch dialog box

The Remote Control dialog box appears.

FIGURE 5-7 Remote Control Login Dialog Box

Screenshot of Remote Control Login dialog box

6. In the Remote Control Login dialog box, enter your user name and password and click OK.

The default user name is root and password is changeme.

After the login is successful, the JavaRConsole screen appears.

FIGURE 5-8 JavaRConsole Devices Menu

Screenshot of JavaRConsole Devices menu

7. From the Devices menu, select Floppy and/or CD-ROM according to the delivery method you have chosen.

caution icon Caution - Using the CD-ROM Remote or CD-ROM Image options to install the Windows Server 2003 or Windows Server 2008 will significantly increase the time necessary to perform the installation as the content of the CD/DVD is accessed over the network. The installation duration will depend on the network connectivity and traffic.