When to Use WAN Boot
The WAN boot installation method enables you to install SPARC based systems that
are located in geographically remote areas. You might want to use WAN boot
to install remote servers or clients that are accessible only over a public
If you want to install systems that are located on your local
area network (LAN), the WAN boot installation method might require more configuration and
administration than necessary. For information about how to install systems over a LAN,
see Chapter 4, Installing From the Network (Overview).