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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

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

Client Installation Fails

Check the Installation Logs

Check IPS Repository

Check DNS

Check Client Boot Errors

SPARC Network Booting Errors and Possible Causes

Timed out Waiting for BOOTP/DHCP Reply

Boot Load Failed

Internal Server Error or WAN Boot Alert

Error Message 403: Forbidden or 404 Not Found

Automated Installer Disabled

x86 Network Booting Errors and Possible Causes

No DHCP or Proxy DHCP Offers Were Received

TFTP Error or System Hangs After GATEWAY Message

System Hangs After GRUB Menu Entry is Selected

HTTP Request Sent Results in 403 Forbidden or 404 Not Found

Automated Installer Disabled

SPARC and x86 Error Messages

Automated Installation Failed Message

Unable to Contact Valid Package Server Message

Install Log Reports Missing Package

Run Automated Installations in Debug Verbose Mode

Boot SPARC Systems in Debug Mode

Boot x86 Systems in Debug Mode

Boot the Install Environment Without Starting an Installation

Start Installation After Booting Without Initiating an Installation

B.  Automated Installer Installation Administration Commands

C.  Migrating From JumpStart to Automated Installer

Appendix A

Troubleshooting Automated Installations

This appendix discusses some possible failures and how to recover.