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Solaris Express Installation Guide: Network-Based Installations
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Gathering Information for WAN Boot Installations

You need to gather a wide variety of information to configure your network for a WAN boot installation. You might want to write down this information as you prepare to install over a WAN.

Use the following worksheets to record the WAN boot installation information for your network.

Table 10-2 Worksheet for Collecting Server Information

Information Needed

Notes

Install server information

  • Path to the WAN boot miniroot on install server

  • Path to the custom JumpStart files on the install server

WAN boot server information

  • Path to the wanboot program on the WAN boot server

  • URL of the wanboot-cgi program on the WAN boot server

  • Path to the client's subdirectory in the /etc/netboot hierarchy on the WAN boot server

  • (Optional) File name of the PKCS#12 certificate file

  • (Optional) Host names of any machines other than the WAN boot server that are required for WAN installation

  • (Optional) IP address and TCP port number of the network's proxy server

Optional server information

  • URL of the bootlog-cgi script on logging server

  • IP address and TCP port number of the network's proxy server

Table 10-3 Worksheet for Collecting Client Information

Information

Notes

IP address for the client's subnet

IP address for the client's router

IP address of the client

Subnet mask for the client

Host name for the client

MAC address of the client

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