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Automatically Installing Oracle® Solaris 11.4 Systems

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Updated: July 2019
 
 

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A

administrator privileges  Seeindex iconinstallation privileges
AI
installing using mediaindex iconOverview of Installation Using AI Media
media installation overviewindex iconHow to Install Using AI Media
overviewindex iconAbout Automated Installation
system requirementsindex iconSystem Requirements
use casesindex iconExamples of Automated Install Setups
AI client , system requirements  Seeindex iconrequirements for installation
AI client installation
installation messages
installation started
index iconHow to Start the Installation on x86 Clients
index iconHow to Start the Installation on SPARC Clients
monitoring using the ssh commandindex iconSetting Secure Shell for Remote Monitoring
network booting
network-boot-arguments OBP variableindex iconHow to Start the Installation on SPARC Clients
SPARC clientindex iconHow to Start the Installation on SPARC Clients
SPARC WAN boot supportindex iconSystem Requirements for OS Installations
x86 clientindex iconHow to Start the Installation on x86 Clients
non-global zones and AIindex iconInstalling and Configuring Zones
secureindex iconConfiguring Client Credentials
AI clients
/system/volatile/install_log fileindex iconCheck the Installation Logs and Instructions
boot errors
troubleshootingindex iconClient Boot Errors
booting without starting an automated installationindex iconBooting the Installation Environment Without Starting an Installation
creatingindex iconRegistering Clients With Install Services
deleting CA certificateindex iconDeleting a CA Certificate
deleting security credentialsindex iconDeleting Credentials for One Client
In AI serviceindex iconComponents of the Automated Installer
starting an installation at the command lineindex iconStarting an Automated Installation from the Command Line
troubleshooting installationindex iconGeneral Troubleshooting Methods
troubleshooting SPARC installationsindex iconSPARC Network Booting Errors and Possible Causes
troubleshooting x86 installationsindex iconx86 Network Booting Errors and Possible Causes
AI install services
associating AI clients withindex iconSetting Up a SPARC Client With an Install Service
AI manifests
overviewindex iconAI Manifests
zones configuration elementindex iconInstalling and Configuring Zones
AI not started
troubleshooting SPARC installationsindex iconAutomated Installer Not Started
troubleshooting x86 installationsindex iconAutomated Installer Not Started
AI server
authenticationindex iconSecuring Automated Installations
configuringindex iconConfiguring an AI Server
authenticationindex iconOverview of Securing Automated Installations
multicast DNSindex iconEnabling Multicast DNS
multihomedindex iconDisabling AI Support on a Network (L Option)
secure web server port numberindex iconConfiguring the Secure AI Web Server Port Number (P Option)
web server files directoryindex iconConfiguring the AI Server's Web Server Files Directory
web server port numberindex iconConfiguring the AI Web Server Port Number (p Option)
deleting credentialsindex iconDeleting AI Server Security Credentials
requirementsindex iconConfiguring an AI Server
security certificates and keysindex iconSecuring Automated Installations
setupindex iconSetting Up the AI Server
telemetry information during installationindex iconGenerating AI Telemetry Information
AI service
components ofindex iconComponents of the Automated Installer
all_services property group
exclude_networks propertyindex iconDisabling AI Support on a Network (L Option)
networks propertyindex iconDisabling AI Support on a Network (L Option)
webserver_files_dir propertyindex iconConfiguring the AI Server's Web Server Files Directory
webserver_secure_files_dir propertyindex iconConfiguring the AI Server's Web Server Files Directory
Apache log files
troubleshooting AI failuresindex iconSecurity-related AI Failures
archiveadm command
descriptionindex iconAdditional Installation Options
authentication failures
troubleshootingindex iconSecurity-related AI Failures
Automated Installation Failed
troubleshootingindex iconAutomated Installation Failed Message
Automated Installer (AI)  Seeindex iconAI

B

base directory
for AI net imagesindex iconConfiguring the Default Image Path (d Option)
boot archive
troubleshooting x86 installationsindex iconSystem Hangs After GRUB Menu Entry is Selected
boot disk not found
troubleshooting AI client installationindex iconBoot Disk Not Found
boot errors
troubleshooting AI client installationindex iconClient Boot Errors
Boot load failed
troubleshooting SPARC installationsindex iconBoot Load Failed
boot command
booting using AI mediaindex iconHow to Install Using AI Media
boot_archive file
troubleshooting SPARC installationsindex iconInternal Server Error or WAN Boot Alert
booting
without starting an automated installationindex iconBooting the Installation Environment Without Starting an Installation

C

CA certificate
deleting for AI clientsindex iconDeleting a CA Certificate
cloning a system
descriptionindex iconAdditional Installation Options
command line
starting an automated installationindex iconStarting an Automated Installation from the Command Line
configuration profiles  Seeindex iconsystem configuration profiles
configure security
creating credentialsindex iconGenerating Credentials
default signatureindex iconSecuring Automated Installations
enabling and disablingindex iconDisabling and Enabling Security
provisioning Kerberosindex iconProvisioning Kerberos Clients
setting HMAC policyindex iconSecuring AI on the AI Server
switching to SHA256index iconUpgrading Security Credentials
using installadmindex iconCommands for Securing Automated Installation
configuring
AI
overviewindex iconOverview of Automated Installation Tasks
credentials
deleting for AI serverindex iconDeleting AI Server Security Credentials

D

–d option
installadm set-server commandindex iconConfiguring the Default Image Path (d Option)
deleting
AI server credentialsindex iconDeleting AI Server Security Credentials
one CA certificateindex iconDeleting a CA Certificate
security credentialsindex iconDeleting Credentials
for one AI clientindex iconDeleting Credentials for One Client
DHCP
automatic configurationindex iconDisabling Automatic Updates of the Local DHCP Service on an AI Server (M Option)
configuring on AI serverindex iconSetting the AI Server to Manage DHCP
dhcpinfo commandindex iconCheck DNS
DHCP server
AI andindex iconDHCP Server
DHCP server not responding
troubleshooting AI client installationindex iconTimed out Waiting for BOOTP/DHCP Reply
troubleshooting x86 installationsindex iconNo DHCP or ProxyDHCP Offers Were Received
dhcpinfo commandindex iconCheck DNS
disk space requirements
for installationsindex iconSystem Requirements for OS Installations
Distribution Constructor
descriptionindex iconAdditional Installation Options
DNS
troubleshooting AI client installationindex iconCheck DNS

E

/etc/resolv.conf configuration fileindex iconCheck DNS
enabling and disabling securityindex iconDisabling and Enabling Security
ERROR 403: Forbidden
troubleshooting SPARC installationsindex iconERROR 403: Forbidden or ERROR 404: Not Found
troubleshooting x86 installationsindex iconHTTP Request Sent Results in 403 Forbidden or 404 Not Found
ERROR 404: Not Found
troubleshooting SPARC installationsindex iconERROR 403: Forbidden or ERROR 404: Not Found
troubleshooting x86 installationsindex iconHTTP Request Sent Results in 403 Forbidden or 404 Not Found

F

first-boot scripts
overview
index iconIPS Repositories
index iconAI Server
Forbidden error
troubleshooting SPARC installationsindex iconERROR 403: Forbidden or ERROR 404: Not Found
troubleshooting x86 installationsindex iconHTTP Request Sent Results in 403 Forbidden or 404 Not Found

G

grub.cfg file
troubleshooting x86 installationsindex iconSystem Hangs After GRUB Menu Entry is Selected

H

hash keys
deletingindex iconConfiguring WAN Boot Security for SPARC Clients
setting on SPARC clientsindex iconConfiguring WAN Boot Security for SPARC Clients
HMAC hashing keyindex iconRegenerating Firmware Keys
troubleshooting SPARC installationsindex iconInvalid HMAC Value
HMAC keys
HMAC1index iconOverview of Securing Automated Installations
HMAC256index iconOverview of Securing Automated Installations

I

image archive
troubleshooting SPARC installationsindex iconERROR 403: Forbidden or ERROR 404: Not Found
install program
troubleshooting x86 installationsindex iconHTTP Request Sent Results in 403 Forbidden or 404 Not Found
install server  Seeindex iconAI server
Install Service Management profileindex iconUsing Rights Profiles to Install Oracle Solaris
install service net image
default base directoryindex iconConfiguring the Default Image Path (d Option)
install services
associating AI clients withindex iconCreating Client-Service Associations
configuring securityindex iconOverview of Securing Automated Installations
creating install servicesindex iconCreating and Configuring an Install Service
deleting AI clients fromindex iconCreating Client-Service Associations
DHCP configurationindex iconDisabling Automatic Updates of the Local DHCP Service on an AI Server (M Option)
displaying information about install servicesindex iconShowing Information About Install Services
modifying
security propertyindex iconSetting a Service Policy
net images
default base directoryindex iconConfiguring the Default Image Path (d Option)
ISO fileindex iconCreating a SPARC Install Service Using an ISO File
overviewindex iconInstall Services
secure web server port numberindex iconConfiguring the Secure AI Web Server Port Number (P Option)
updating install servicesindex iconUpdating an Existing Install Service
web server filesindex iconConfiguring the AI Server's Web Server Files Directory
web server port numberindex iconConfiguring the AI Web Server Port Number (p Option)
installadm command
configuring securityindex iconCommands for Securing Automated Installation
create-client subcommand
index iconSetting Up a SPARC Client With an Install Service
index iconCreating Client-Service Associations
create-service subcommandindex iconCreating and Configuring an Install Service
delete-client subcommandindex iconCreating Client-Service Associations
deleting security credentialsindex iconDeleting Credentials
increasing securityindex iconSecuring Automated Installations
list subcommandindex iconShowing Information About Install Services
set-client subcommand
–hash optionindex iconDeleting a CA Certificate
–x optionindex iconDeleting Credentials for One Client
set-server subcommand
–x optionindex iconDeleting AI Server Security Credentials
set-service subcommand
index iconConfiguring Install Service Credentials
index iconCreating and Configuring an Install Service
subcommand examples
index iconConfiguring the Secure AI Web Server Port Number (P Option)
index iconConfiguring the AI Web Server Port Number (p Option)
update-service subcommandindex iconUpdating an Existing Install Service
installation
additional options forindex iconAdditional Installation Options
options overviewindex iconInstallation Methods and the Installation Documentation
installation logs
troubleshooting AI failuresindex iconSecurity-related AI Failures
installation privileges
rights profilesindex iconUsing Rights Profiles to Install Oracle Solaris
installing
using Automated Installer (AI)  Seeindex iconAI client installation
using mediaindex iconOverview of Installation Using AI Media
Invalid HMAC value
troubleshooting SPARC installationsindex iconInvalid HMAC Value
IP addresses
use ofindex iconAbout IP Addresses in this Guide
IPS repositories
AI andindex iconIPS Repositories
IPS server not available
troubleshootingindex iconIPS Server Not Available

K

KMIP clientsindex iconServer Configuration Procedures (Task Map)

L

log files
automated installationindex iconViewing the Installation Log Files

M

–M option
installadm set-server commandindex iconDisabling Automatic Updates of the Local DHCP Service on an AI Server (M Option)
manifests  Seeindex iconAI manifests
media
booting AI client usingindex iconHow to Install Using AI Media
memory requirements
for installationsindex iconSystem Requirements for OS Installations
menu.lst file
troubleshooting x86 installationsindex iconSystem Hangs After GRUB Menu Entry is Selected
multicast DNS (mDNS)index iconEnabling Multicast DNS
multihomed AI serverindex iconDisabling AI Support on a Network (L Option)

N

network-boot-arguments OBP variableindex iconHow to Start the Installation on SPARC Clients
non-global zones  Seeindex iconzones
Not Found error
troubleshooting SPARC installationsindex iconERROR 403: Forbidden or ERROR 404: Not Found
troubleshooting x86 installationsindex iconHTTP Request Sent Results in 403 Forbidden or 404 Not Found

O

OBP security keys
hashing key (HMAC)index iconInvalid HMAC Value
openssl command
troubleshooting AI failuresindex iconSecurity-related AI Failures
Oracle Solaris installation
system requirementsindex iconSystem Requirements for OS Installations

P

–p option
installadm set-server commandindex iconConfiguring the AI Web Server Port Number (p Option)
–P option
installadm set-server commandindex iconConfiguring the Secure AI Web Server Port Number (P Option)
package not found
troubleshootingindex iconPackage Not Found
PEM-formatted X.509 certificates and keysindex iconSecuring Automated Installations
pfbash shellindex iconUsing Rights Profiles to Install Oracle Solaris
pkg command
descriptionindex iconAdditional Installation Options
profiles  Seeindex iconsystem configuration profiles

R

recovering a system
descriptionindex iconAdditional Installation Options
requirements for installationindex iconSystem Requirements for OS Installations

S

/system/volatile/install_log file
automated installationindex iconViewing the Installation Log Files
overviewindex iconCheck the Installation Logs and Instructions
/system/volatile
troubleshooting AI failuresindex iconSecurity-related AI Failures
secured AI client boot errors
troubleshootingindex iconBoot Errors on Secured Clients
security credentials
deletingindex iconDeleting Credentials
deleting for AI serverindex iconDeleting AI Server Security Credentials
signature typeindex iconSecuring Automated Installations
SMF properties
all_services property groupindex iconConfiguring an AI Server
SMF service logs
troubleshooting AI failuresindex iconSecurity-related AI Failures
SMF services
svc:/network/dns/multicastindex iconEnabling Multicast DNS
svc:/system/install/serverindex iconConfiguring an AI Server
svc:/system/zones-installindex iconAbout Zone Installations Using AI
ssh command
monitoring AI client installationsindex iconSetting Secure Shell for Remote Monitoring
starting
an automated installation at the command lineindex iconStarting an Automated Installation from the Command Line
switching to SHA256index iconUpgrading Security Credentials
system configuration
default zone AI manifest
index iconNon-Global Zone AI Manifest
index iconNon-Global Zone AI Manifest
zone system configuration profilesindex iconNon-Global Zone System Configuration Profiles
system configuration profiles
overviewindex iconSystem Configuration Profiles
system hang
troubleshooting x86 installationsindex iconSystem Hangs After GRUB Menu Entry is Selected
system requirements
automated installation using AI mediaindex iconSystem Requirements
for installationsindex iconSystem Requirements for OS Installations

T

/tmp/install_log
troubleshooting AI failuresindex iconSecurity-related AI Failures
telemetry options during installationindex iconGenerating AI Telemetry Information
text installation
system requirementsindex iconSystem Requirements for OS Installations
TFTP Error
troubleshooting x86 installationsindex iconTFTP Error or System Hangs After GATEWAY Message
TLS certificate not yet valid
troubleshootingindex iconBoot Errors on Secured Clients
Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocolindex iconSecuring Automated Installations
troubleshooting
AI installationsindex iconTroubleshooting Automated Installations

U

uninstall failure
package removalindex iconPackage Not Found
updating a system
descriptionindex iconAdditional Installation Options
use cases
for AIindex iconExamples of Automated Install Setups
using Kerberos for secure installationindex iconProvisioning Kerberos Clients

V

/var/ai/image-server/logs directory
overviewindex iconCheck the Installation Logs and Instructions
troubleshooting AI failuresindex iconSecurity-related AI Failures
/var/log/install/install_log file
automated installationindex iconViewing the Installation Log Files

W

WAN boot supportindex iconSystem Requirements for OS Installations
wanboot alert
troubleshooting SPARC installationsindex iconInternal Server Error or WAN Boot Alert
web server
files directoryindex iconConfiguring the AI Server's Web Server Files Directory
port numberindex iconConfiguring the AI Web Server Port Number (p Option)
secure port numberindex iconConfiguring the Secure AI Web Server Port Number (P Option)
webservd user and groupindex iconConfiguring the AI Server's Web Server Files Directory
wget command
troubleshooting AI failuresindex iconSecurity-related AI Failures

X

x.509 Certificate Authority (CA)index iconGenerating Credentials
X.509 certificates and keysindex iconSecuring Automated Installations

Z

zones
adding a manifest to an install serviceindex iconHow to Include a Non-Global Zone in an Automatic Installation
adding a profile to an install serviceindex iconHow to Include a Non-Global Zone in an Automatic Installation
AI manifestindex iconNon-Global Zone AI Manifest
configuration elementindex iconInstalling and Configuring Zones
default
index iconNon-Global Zone AI Manifest
index iconNon-Global Zone AI Manifest
config fileindex iconPreparing Zone Specific Files for AI
installing on an AI clientindex iconInstalling and Configuring Zones
system configuration profilesindex iconNon-Global Zone System Configuration Profiles