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Introduction to Windows Installation

Sun Installation Assistant (SIA)

SIA Task Overview

Obtaining SIA

Getting Started With Windows Server 2008 Installation

Supported Windows Operating Systems

Windows Installation Considerations

Windows Installation Overview

Downloading Server Software

How to Download Server Software

Selecting a Media Delivery Method

Windows Media Delivery Methods

Configuring a Remote Console

How to Set Up the JavaRConsole System

Installing Windows Server 2008

How to Install Windows Server 2008

Updating Critical Drivers and Installing Supplemental Software

How to Update the Server-Specific Drivers

How to Install Supplemental Software

Additional Information for Supplemental Software

Incorporating Sun Fire Drivers Into a WIM Image

How to Add Drivers to a WIM Image

How to Deploy a WIM Image to Your Server

Identifying Network Interfaces in Windows

To Determine the Server's Active Network Data Ports

Confirm Physical Port MAC Addresses and Match Them to Windows Device Names


Introduction to Windows Installation

This document describes how to install the Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 (64–bit) operating system on Oracle's Sun Fire X4640 server. The following topics are included:

Experienced users: Manually install Windows on your server.
Advanced users: Create a Windows image file for your server to be use with Windows Deployment Services.
Post installation: Install server-specific drivers and supplemental software.
Reference: Learn how to identify your active network ports in Windows. Learn how to upgrade system firmware using the Sun Installation Assistant.