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SPARC T8-1 Server Installation Guide

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Updated: June 2019
 
 

Oracle Solaris OS Configuration Parameters

When configuring the Oracle Solaris OS, you are prompted for the following configuration parameters. For more information about these settings, refer to the Oracle Solaris documentation.

Parameter
Description
Language
Select a number from the displayed language list.
Locale
Select a number from the displayed locale list.
Terminal Type
Select a terminal type that corresponds with your terminal device.
Network?
Select Yes.
Multiple Network Interfaces
Select the network interfaces that you plan to configure. If you are not sure, select the first one in the list.
DHCP?
Select Yes or No according to your network environment.
Host Name
Type the host name for the server.
IP Address
Type the IP address for this Ethernet interface.
Subnet?
Select Yes or No according to your network environment.
Subnet Netmask
If your answer to Subnet? was Yes, type the netmask for the subnet for your network environment.
IPv6?
Specify whether or not to use IPv6. If you are not sure, select No to configure the Ethernet interface for IPv4.
Security Policy
Select either standard UNIX security (No) or Kerberos Security (Yes). If you are not sure, select No.
Confirm
Review the onscreen information and change it if needed. Otherwise, continue.
Name Service
Select the name service according to your network environment.
If you select a name service other than None, you will be prompted for additional name service configuration information.
NFSv4 Domain Name
Select the type of domain name configuration according to your environment. If you are not sure, select Use the NFSv4 domain derived by the system.
Time Zone (Continent)
Select your continent.
Time Zone (Country or Region)
Select your country or region.
Time Zone
Select the time zone.
Date and Time
Accept the default date and time, or change the values.
root Password
Type the root password twice. This password is for the superuser account for the Oracle Solaris OS on this server. This password is not the SP password.

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