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Solaris Express Installation Guide: Network-Based Installations
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Install the Client

You can perform an unattended installation by setting network boot argument variables for wanclient-1 at the ok prompt, and then booting the client.

ok setenv network-boot-arguments host-ip=,
ok boot net - install
Resetting ...

Sun Blade 100 (UltraSPARC-IIe), No Keyboard
Copyright 1998-2003 Sun Microsystems, Inc.  All rights reserved.
OpenBoot 4.x.build_28, 512 MB memory installed, Serial #50335475.
Ethernet address 0:3:ba:e:f3:75, Host ID: 83000ef3.

Rebooting with command: boot net - install
Boot device: /[email protected],0/[email protected],1  File and args: - install

<time unavailable> wanboot progress: wanbootfs: Read 68 of 68 kB (100%) 
<time unavailable> wanboot info: wanbootfs: Download complete
Fri Jun 20 09:16:06 wanboot progress: miniroot: Read 166067 of 166067 kB (100%)
Fri Jun 20Tue Apr 15 09:16:06 wanboot info: miniroot: Download complete
SunOS Release 5.10 Version WANboot10:04/11/03 64-bit
Copyright 1983-2003 Sun Microsystems, Inc.  All rights reserved.
Use is subject to license terms.
Configuring devices.

The following variables are set.

  • The client IP address is set to

  • The client's router IP address is set to

  • The client's subnet mask is set to

  • The client's host name is set to wanclient-1

  • The wanboot-cgi program is located at

The client installs over the WAN. If the wanboot program does not find all the necessary installation information, you might be prompted to provide the missing information at the command line.

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