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Customizing Automated Installations With Manifests and Profiles

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Updated: November 2020
Chapter 1

Overview of Customized Installations

Customized installations are a way of installing the OS that addresses different installation requirements. They are suited for an environment consisting of multiple system models and platforms with their own particular hardware configurations.

This guide describes how to customize automated installation through the use of AI manifests and configuration profiles. Use this guide as a companion to Automatically Installing Oracle Solaris 11.4 Systems.

This chapter covers the following topics:

For an example of a highly customized automated installation that uses specially configured manifests and profiles, see https://blogs.oracle.com/solaris/customize-network-configuration-with-solaris-automated-installs-v2.