Specifying Security and Configuration
Information in the /etc/netboot Directory
the security and configuration information by creating the following files
and storing the files in the /etc/netboot directory.
wanboot.conf – This file specifies the client configuration information
for a WAN boot installation.
configuration file (system.conf) – This system
configuration file specifies the location of the client's sysidcfg file and custom JumpStart files.
This file contains the client's HMAC SHA1 hashing key, 3DES or AES encryption
key, and SSL private key.
This file contains the digital certificates of certificate signing authorities
that the client should trust. These trusted certificates instruct the client
to trust the server during the installation.
This file contains the client's digital certificate.
The certstore file must be located in the
client ID directory. See Customizing the Scope of the WAN Boot Installation for more information about
subdirectories of the /etc/netboot directory.
For detailed instructions on how to create and store these files, see
the following procedures.