Perform the following tasks before you create DHCP macros for your installation.
Add the clients that you want to install with DHCP as install clients of your network installation server. For information about how to add a client to an install server, see Chapter 7, Preparing to Install From the Network (Overview).
Configure your DHCP server. If you have not configured your DHCP server, see Chapter 13, Planning for DHCP Service (Tasks), in System Administration Guide: IP Services.
Become superuser on the DHCP server system.
Start the DHCP Manager.
# /usr/sadm/admin/bin/dhcpmgr &
The DHCP Manager window is displayed.
Select the Options tab in DHCP Manager.
Choose Create from the Edit menu.
The Create Option dialog box opens.
Type the option name for the first option, then type values appropriate for that option.
Use the output of the add_install_client command , Table 6–4, and Table 6–5 to check the option names and values for options you must create. Notice that the vendor client classes are only suggested values. You should create classes to indicate the actual client types that need to obtain Solaris installation parameters from the DHCP service. See Working With DHCP Options (Task Map) in System Administration Guide: IP Services for information about how to determine a client's vendor client class.
Click OK when you have entered all the values.
In the Options tab, select the option you just created.
Select Duplicate from the Edit menu.
The Duplicate Option dialog box opens.
Type the name of another option, then modify other values appropriately.
You can now create macros to pass the options to network installation clients, as explained in the following procedure.
You do not need to add these options to a Solaris client's /etc/dhcp/inittab file because they are already included in that file.