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Installing Oracle® Solaris 11.3 Systems

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Updated: May 2019

How to Use the SCI Tool

The SCI Tool enables you to configure system configuration profiles interactively.

  1. Become the root role.
  2. Choose one of the following commands:
    • Replace the current configuration profile.
      # sysconfig configure

      The current configuration of a system is stored in the sc_profile.xml file. If you use this command, the settings that you define in the SCI Tool panels will replace the current configuration.

    • Create a new configuration profile.
      # sysconfig create-profile -o new-profile-location

      This command creates a new sc_profile.xml in the location that you specified. For example, if you specified –o /tmpdir, then the new profile is /tmpdir/sc_profile.xml. Thus, the current configuration profile is not overwritten. If you prefer, you can rename the profile later after you have completed setting parameters in the SCI Tool panels.

    Either command syntax opens the SCI Tool. The tool consists of interactive panels for setting system configuration information.

  3. On each panel of the SCI Tool, provide values to the configuration parameters as prompted and as needed.

    Note -  Use the function keys to navigate through the SCI Tool panels. You cannot use a mouse. Refer to the function key references on each panel and to the online help as needed.
  4. To apply the specifications, save and exit the tool.

    If you used the command sysconfig configure, the settings are applied to the system. If you used the command sysconfig create-profile, the settings are saved to sc_profile.xml in the location you specified, for example, /tmpdir/sc_profile.xml.

    Note -  For descriptions of the panels, see How to Perform a Text Installation, beginning with Step 6.