Oracle Solaris 10 1/13 Installation Guide: Network-Based Installations Oracle Solaris 10 SPARC: How to Install the wanboot Program on the WAN Boot Server. This book describes how to create the files and directories necessary to perform an unattended JumpStart installation. This book also describes how to create. This book also describes how to create RAID-1 volumes during a JumpStart Oracle Solaris 10 8/11 Installation Guide: Custom JumpStart and Advanced.

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Leave a Reply Cancel reply. The Elements of Programming Style: Validate the rules file. If no errors are encountered, the script reports The custom JumpStart configuration is ok. Performing a JumpStart Installation.

For example, you would not specify dhcp if you wanted keep a static IP address. Geeting errors while Installing a x solaris 10 server through jumpstart? Host Name IP address system locale time zone netmask IPv6 terminal type security policy name service timeserver. This article describes sllaris system startup and installation processes for the Solaris Operating System and explains how to modify them to change the location from which the Solaris product is installed.

Create the sysidcfg file for the client. After you validate the rules file and the profiles, you can begin a custom JumpStart installation. The client then mounts the paths from the NFS servers, reads the sysidcfg settings, determines its build profile, and installs the packages.

Solaris Suresh: Jump start installation step by step on Solaris 10

Then the corresponding profile is installed and finally the finish script is executed. The profile installs a flash archive on the clone system. Recommendations on how to structure the JumpStart server are provided in addition to step by step instructions on how to get a basic automated JumpStart environment up and running as quickly as possible.


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How to Configure a Solaris 10 Jumpstart server and client [SPARC]

Fifty glorious years The flarcreate command no longer has size limitations on individual files. Add the client MAC address and hostname in Jumpstart server. The techniques presented in this article can be used when you need jhmpstart perform an automated installation of a Solaris Flash archive, but are unable to use a JumpStart server. This article is part two of a three part series that presents the JumpStart Architecture and Security Scripts toolkit.

Each rule also links each group to a profile. jummpstart

Install Server setup complete. Create the flash Archive. When you boot a Sun box with boot net – installit uses reverse ARP to get its IP address from a JumpStart boot server, which has that machine in its ethers list. Understanding Micromanagers and Control Freaks: Create a directory to hold the rules file if this directory does not already exist. Then, the JumpStart program searches for the first rule with defined system attributes that match the system on which the JumpStart program is attempting to install the Solaris software.


In case you want to cut to the chase, we created a script called mkuber that can automate the entire CD creation process for you. Figure 22—1 illustrates how a custom JumpStart installation works on a standalone, non-networked system. The check script validates the syntax of the rules file and the profile files.

A profile defines elements of the installation, for example, the software group to install. The options nowin and text do not apply to a JumpStart installation. You can use these scripts only when using JumpStart to install Oracle Solaris.

The JumpStart program reads the rules. The ISC spard that comes out of Blastwave is version 3 and it works fine seeing requests and sending them. The statements, views and opinions presented on this web page are those of the author or referenced source and are not endorsed by, nor do they necessarily reflect, the opinions solairs the author present and former employers, SDNP or any other organization the author may be associated with. This article begins by examining the layout of a hard disk in the x86 architecture and the components on it that are used for booting.

After the JumpStart server has been configured to provide all of the required services, you can initiate the installation process on the JumpStart client.