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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These can be used to customize root environmentadding patchesfiles jumppstart. In the absence of this the installation turns in to interactive mode to prompt you to supply the value for these variables You have to create this file in text editor.

If the system is new and unmodified, turn on the system. Edit the rules file — The rules file is used to create the rules.

Document Information Preface 1. Updated for Toolkit version 0. In some instances, it might be necessary or jumpstxrt to boot an installation client from local boot media, such as a CD or DVD, but have the Solaris product installed from a JumpStart or installation server.

Solaris Jumpstart

Save the profile in a location that is accessible to the WAN boot server. Optional If you want to install oslaris packages at the same time you install an archive, use the package keyword.

Preconfiguring System Configuration Information Tasks 3. The archive is created in a non-global zone.

We modeled it after Red Hat’s Kickstart so a person can boot a machine from CD, type a simple command and walk away. If you bypass the prompt by pressing Return, the Oracle Solaris installation program interactively jjumpstart the network parameters.

Solaris Jumpstart Automated Install

If you placed a sysidcfg file in the compressed configuration file, you must specify the IP address of the server that contains the file, as in the following example:. Copyleft Problems Bulletin, A finish script performs tasks after the Oracle Solaris software is solars on a system but before the system reboots.


We needed a solution that was portable, easy to use, and didn’t require touching the JumpStart server for every new machine. This minimization of reboots will speed recovery and service time as well as enable the system administrator to use jumpstat tools during system recovery procedures.

As the check script runs, the script reports spac checking of the validity of the rules file and each profile. Installation is not proper. This article begins by examining the layout of a hard disk in the x86 architecture and the components on it that are used zparc booting.

If you are installing a system that is connected through a tip 1 line, ensure that your window display is at least 80 columns wide and 24 rows long. Live Upgrade and Upgrade Planning. How to Create the JumpStart rules File.

Preparing JumpStart Installations Tasks. So I just used the one off Blastwave instead. Command Reference for Booting the System. The Elements of Programming Style: Host Name IP address system locale time zone netmask IPv6 terminal type security policy name service timeserver.

How to Configure a Solaris 10 Jumpstart server and client [SPARC] – The Geek Diary

How to Create the Flash Archive The Flash Archive installation feature enables you to use a single reference installation of the Oracle Solaris OS on a system, which is called the master system.

However, there are some subtle differences that need to be addressed for correct operation. Using Live Upgrade 2. These scripts can not be checked by the check script so it must be accurate. Here’s how to get a jumpstart going with ISC:.

The techniques presented in this article can be used when you need to perform an automated installation of a Solaris Flash archive, but are unable to use a JumpStart server. Jumpstart server for x solaris intel in vmware? We won’t go into detail about how to set that up here.


Create a directory to hold the rules file if this directory does not already exist. See How to Create the Flash Archive for detailed instructions.

The JumpStart installation method is a command—line interface that enables spadc to automatically install several systems based on profiles that you create. You must specify an IP address for the proxy server, as uumpstart the following example: The syntax of the boot command is the following. When possible, run the system in sprac mode. Begin and finish scripts are user-defined Bourne shell scripts that you jumpsyart in the rules file.

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

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The client then mounts the paths from the NFS servers, reads the sysidcfg settings, determines its build profile, and installs the packages. Finish scripts enable you to perform various postinstallation tasks, such as adding files, packages, patches, saprc additional software. After you create the Flash Archive, preconfigure the client information in the sysidcfg file.

We are making such material available to advance understanding of computer science, IT technology, economic, scientific, and social issues. File just loaded does not appear to be executable. If you do not want to set up begin and finish scripts, see Creating the Configuration Files to jumpstrt the WAN boot installation.