Solaris 10 Installation Guide: Network-Based Installations

Copying the WAN Boot CGI Program to the WAN Boot Server

The wanboot-cgi program creates the data streams that transmit the following files from the WAN boot server to the client.

The wanboot-cgi program is installed on the system when you install the Solaris 10 software. To enable the WAN boot server to use this program, copy this program to the cgi-bin directory of the WAN boot server.

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

  1. Become superuser on the WAN boot server.

  2. Copy the wanboot-cgi program to the WAN boot server.

    # cp /usr/lib/inet/wanboot/wanboot-cgi /WAN-server-root/cgi-bin/wanboot-cgi

    Specifies the root directory of the web server software on the WAN boot server

  3. On the WAN boot server, change the permissions of the CGI program to 755.

    # chmod 755 /WAN-server-root/cgi-bin/wanboot-cgi
Continuing the WAN Boot Installation

After you copy the WAN boot CGI program to the WAN boot server, you can optionally set up a logging server. For instructions, see (Optional) To Configure the WAN Boot Logging Server.

If you do not want to set up a separate logging server, see (Optional) Protecting Data by Using HTTPS for instructions about how to set up the security features of a WAN boot installation.

See Also

For overview information about the wanboot-cgi program, see What Is WAN Boot?.