Before You Begin
Note - The Oracle System Assistant Install OS task is available for supported versions of Microsoft Windows and Linux operating systems and Oracle VM software.
It is highly recommended that you perform the following tasks before you begin this procedure:
Click Get Updates to get the latest tools and drivers. See Get Platform Software Release Updates.
Click Update Firmware to update firmware. See Update Firmware.
Click Configure Hardware > RAID Configuration to configure RAID. See Configure Hardware for RAID.
Follow these steps to install an operating system using Oracle System Assistant.
The Install Operating System screen appears.
The list contains only the supported operating systems that can be installed using the Install OS task.
The choice of BIOS modes is available only if the target OS supports booting in UEFI mode. See Selecting Legacy BIOS or UEFI Boot Mode.
This is the location of the OS distribution media. Options are CD/DVD devices. Click the Refresh button to update the list of devices.
Note - If you are installing the OS remotely using KVM, choose the KVM menu option Devices and click CD-ROM to get the remote CD-ROM to appear. Then on the Oracle System Assistant screen, click Refresh and select the CD/DVD location.
This is the device on which you install the OS.
If you chose a Linux distribution, the Select the boot disk portion of the screen appears. If you chose a Windows distribution, the Select the boot disk portion of the screen does not appear.
Caution - Loss of data. The OS installation erases the contents of the disk. All data on the selected disk is erased.
The Operating System Installation Details dialog appears. The OS and Drivers software components are listed. Deselect any components that you do not want to install. For most operating systems, all components that are listed are required.
The Install Operating system screen appears.
After the installation is complete, the server boots.