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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After you create a profile, you must create and validate the rules file. At the ok prompt, type the appropriate options for the boot command. Option Description [ cd—dvd net]. You can install a full archive for an initial installation or if you have already installed an archive, a differential archive for an update.

The Flash Archive extraction process does not support auto-layout of partitions. This article is third in a three part series describing an automated toolkit for implementing the security modifications documented in earlier Sun BluePrints onLine articles. After you create the rules. Goldman Sachs related humor: Once the client is booted from the miniroot, rules. When the JumpStart program finishes installing the Oracle Solaris jukpstart, the system reboots automatically. We continue with an in-depth review of the configuration files, directories, and scripts used by the toolkit jumpstrt enhance the security of Solaris Operating Environment systems.

With the introduction of Sun x based systems, solagis are now seeking ways to use existing JumpStart servers to deploy the Solaris OS and Linux operating environment on Sun x based systems.

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

Save the rules file sparf the install server. The Solaris Operating Environment Flash installation component extends JumpStart technology by adding a mechanism to create a system archive, a snapshot of an installed system, and installation of the Solaris Operating Environment from that archive. Save the profile in a location spard is accessible to the WAN boot server. If that is not possible, shut down any applications that you want to archive and any applications that require extensive operating system resources.


This series is a must read for anyone interested in upgrading the security of their site. If the archive creation zparc, the flarcreate command returns a nonzero exit code.

Add the client MAC address and hostname in Jumpstart server. 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. The custom Jumpstart configuration is ok. 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. As the check script runs, the script reports the checking of the validity of the rules file and each profile.

My hope in writing this document and posting it on the web is to create a place where others can go to find out most jumpstzrt all they need to know to setup a jkmpstart server, thus saving them some of the searching, reading and trouble that I wolaris to endure.

The rules file is a text file that contains a rule for each group of systems on which you want to install the Oracle Solaris OS.

You have completed the creation of a profile diskette. This article discusses how the Toolkit can be used to construct a bootable CD, based on Sun’s JumpStart framework, for building and configuring new systems.


Before You Begin Create the flash Archive. Installing From the Network Overview 5. If you bypass the prompt by pressing Return, the Oracle Solaris installation program interactively configures the network parameters. The ultimate Solaris jumpstart troubleshooting guide. Object oriented programmers of all nations: More accurate address splaris http: If the check script does not find any errors, the script creates the rules.

To continue, go to “Creating the rules File”. These are the optional features of jumpstart. Save the file to one of the following locations: JumpStart is fairly limited in booting flexibility, but is still very sollaris when it comes to machine profiles. Top Features You Should Know. These are specified in jumpstaet rules file. A match occurs when the system that is being installed matches all the system attributes that are defined in the rule. If you use this option, you are not able to do a completely hands off JumpStart installation.

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

As the system uptime requirements have become more exacting, the length of time it takes to boot these larger and more complex systems has grown. Linus Torvalds Related humor: A finish script performs tasks after the Oracle Solaris software is installed on a system but before the solarjs reboots. Live Upgrade and Upgrade Planning.

Custom JumpStart Overview 3.