JavaScript is required to for searching.
Skip Navigation Links
Exit Print View
Oracle Solaris 10 1/13 Installation Guide: Network-Based Installations     Oracle Solaris 10 1/13 Information Library
search filter icon
search icon

Document Information


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)

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)

WAN Boot Installation Commands

OBP Commands

System Configuration File Settings and Syntax

wanboot.conf File Parameters and Syntax

Part IV Appendixes

A.  Troubleshooting (Tasks)

B.  Installing or Upgrading Remotely (Tasks)



OBP Commands

The following table lists the OBP commands that you type at the client ok prompt to perform a WAN boot installation.

Table 15-3 OBP Commands for a WAN Boot Installation

Task and Description
OBP Command
Begin an unattended WAN boot installation.
boot net – install
Begin an interactive WAN boot installation.
boot net –o prompt - install
Begin a WAN boot installation from a local CD.
boot cdrom –F wanboot - install
Install a hashing key before you begin a WAN boot installation.key-value is the hexadecimal value of the hashing key.
set-security-key wanboot-hmac-sha1 key-value
Install an encryption key before you begin a WAN boot installation.
  • key-type is either wanboot-3des or wanboot-aes.

  • key-value is the hexadecimal value of the encryption key.

set-security-key key-type key-value
Verify that key values are set in OBP.
Set client configuration variables before you begin your WAN boot installation.
  • client-IP is the IP address of the client.

  • router-IP is the IP address of the network router.

  • mask-value is the subnet mask value.

  • client-name is the host name of the client.

  • proxy-IP is the IP address of the network's proxy server.

  • wanbootCGI-path is the path to the wanbootCGI programs on the web server.

setenv network-boot-arguments host-ip=client-IP,router-ip=router-IP,subnet-mask=mask-value,hostname=client-name,http-proxy=proxy-IP,file=wanbootCGI-path
Check the network device alias.
Set the network device alias, where device-path is the path to the primary network device.
  • To set the alias for the current installation only, type devalias net device-path.
  • To permanently set the alias, type nvvalias net device-path.