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Oracle Solaris 11 Express Automated Installer Guide     Oracle Solaris 11 Express 11/10
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1.  Automated Installer Overview

2.  Setting Up an AI Install Server

3.  Customizing Installations

4.  Specifying Installation Instructions

AI Manifest Tags

Creating a Custom AI Manifest

Defining a Target for the Installation

Deterministic Target Disk Specifications

Nondeterministic Target Disk Specifications

Configuring Partitioning on an x86 Client

Specifying a Partition as the Installation Target for an x86 Client

Modifying Partitions on an x86 Install Client

Configuring Slices on a Disk

Specifying a Slice as the Installation Target

Modifying Slices on the Install Client

Configuring Swap and Dump on the Install Device

Installing Software

Specifying a Source of Packages to Install

Specifying an HTTP Proxy to Reach an IPS Repository

Specifying Packages to Install

Identify and Install Missing Drivers on an Install Target

Annotated AI Manifest

5.  Configuring the Client System

6.  Setting Up DHCP for AI

7.  Installing Client Systems

8.  Automated Installations That Boot From Media

A.  Troubleshooting Automated Installations

B.  Automated Installer Installation Administration Commands

C.  Migrating From JumpStart to Automated Installer

Chapter 4

Specifying Installation Instructions

When you create an AI install service, you get a default AI manifest that specifies how to install the clients. See Review the Default Installation Instructions for information about the default AI manifest and how to customize the default manifest.

This chapter explains how you can create custom AI manifests for particular clients.