Solaris 10 10/08 Installation Guide: Custom JumpStart and Advanced Installations

Archive Stored on an NFS Server

If the archive is stored on an NFS server, use the following syntax for the archive_location keyword.

archive_location nfs server_name:/path/filename retry n

The name of the server where you stored the archive.


The location of the archive to be retrieved from the specified server. If the path contains $HOST, the Solaris Flash installation utilities replace $HOST with the name of the clone system that you are installing.


The name of the Solaris Flash archive file.

retry n

An optional keyword. n is the maximum number of times the Solaris Flash utilities attempt to mount the archive.

Example 8–1 Archive Stored on an NFS Server

archive_location nfs golden:/archives/usrarchive

archive_location nfs://golden/archives/usrarchive