4.0 Remote Installation
SUSE® Linux Enterprise can be installed in several different ways. As well as the
usual CD or DVD installation covered in Section 3.0,
Installation with YaST, you can
various network-based approaches or even take a completely hands-off
approach to the installation of SUSE Linux Enterprise.
Each method is introduced by means of two short check lists: one
listing the prerequisites for this method and the other illustrating the
basic procedure. More detail is then provided for all the techniques used in
these installation scenarios.
In the following sections, the system to hold your new SUSE Linux Enterprise
installation is referred to as target system
or installation target. The term installation
source is used for all sources of installation
data. This includes physical media, such as CD and DVD, and
network servers distributing the installation data in your