Installing From the Network or From DVD or CDs?
The Solaris software is distributed on DVD or CD media so that
you can install or upgrade systems that have access to a DVD-ROM or
You can set up the systems to install from the network with
remote DVD or CD images. You might want to set up systems this
way for the following reasons:
You can use all of the Solaris installation methods to install a
system from the network. However, by installing systems from the network with the
Solaris Flash installation feature or with a custom JumpStart installation, you can centralize
and automate the installation process in a large enterprise. For more details about
the different installation methods, refer to Choosing a Solaris Installation Method.
Installing the Solaris software from the network requires initial setup. For information about
preparing to install from the network, choose one of the following options.