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Oracle Solaris 10 8/11 Installation Guide: Network-Based Installations     Oracle Solaris 10 8/11 Information Library
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Part I Planning to Install Over the Network

1.  Where to Find Oracle Solaris Installation Planning Information

2.  Preconfiguring System Configuration Information (Tasks)

3.  Preconfiguring With a Naming Service or DHCP

Part II Installing Over a Local Area Network

4.  Installing From the Network (Overview)

5.  Installing From the Network With DVD Media (Tasks)

6.  Installing From the Network With CD Media (Tasks)

7.  Patching the Miniroot Image (Tasks)

8.  Installing Over the Network (Examples)

9.  Installing From the Network (Command Reference)

Part III Installing Over a Wide Area Network

10.  WAN Boot (Overview)

What Is WAN Boot?

When to Use WAN Boot

How WAN Boot Works (Overview)

Sequence of Events in a WAN Boot Installation

Protecting Data During a WAN Boot Installation

Checking the Integrity of Data With a Hashing Key

Encrypting Data With Encryption Keys

Protecting Data by Using HTTPS

Security Configurations Supported by WAN Boot (Overview)

Secure WAN Boot Installation Configuration

Insecure WAN Boot Installation Configuration

11.  Preparing to Install With WAN Boot (Planning)

12.  Installing With WAN Boot (Tasks)

13.  SPARC: Installing With WAN Boot (Tasks)

14.  SPARC: Installing With WAN Boot (Examples)

15.  WAN Boot (Reference)

Part IV Appendices

A.  Troubleshooting (Tasks)

B.  Installing or Upgrading Remotely (Tasks)



Chapter 10

WAN Boot (Overview)

This chapter provides an overview of the WAN boot installation method. This chapter describes the following topics.