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Solaris Express Installation Guide: Network-Based Installations
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(Optional) Providing Configuration Information With a DHCP Server

If you use a DHCP server on your network, you can configure the DHCP server to supply the following information.

  • Proxy server's IP address

  • Location of the wanboot-cgi program

You can use the following DHCP vendor options in your WAN boot installation.


Specifies the IP address of the network's proxy server


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

For information about setting these vendor options on a Solaris DHCP server, see Preconfiguring System Configuration Information With the DHCP Service (Tasks).

For detailed information about setting up a Solaris DHCP server, see Chapter 16, Configuring the DHCP Service (Tasks), in System Administration Guide: IP Services.

To continue with your WAN boot installation, see Chapter 12, SPARC: Installing With WAN Boot (Tasks).

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