The following table lists the tasks you need to perform to install a
client over a WAN.
Prepare the network for a WAN boot installation.
up the servers and files that are required to perform a WAN
Chapter 11, Installing With WAN Boot (Tasks)
Verify that the net device alias is set correctly in the client OBP.
the devalias command to verify that the net device alias is set
to the primary network interface.
To Check the net Device Alias in the Client OBP
Provide keys to the client
Provide keys to the
client by setting OBP variables or entering key values during the installation.
is required for secure installation configurations. For insecure installations that check data integrity,
complete this task to provide the HMAC SHA1 hashing key to the client.
Installing Keys on the Client
the client over a wide area network.
Choose the appropriate method to install
To Perform a Noninteractive WAN Boot Installation
To Perform an Interactive WAN Boot Installation
To Perform a WAN Boot Installation With a DHCP Server
To Perform a WAN Boot Installation With Local CD Media