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# 1  
Old 09-27-2009
How to install flash archive over the netwrok

Hi Gurus

I've to install the flash archive over the network. The archive is created and directory has been shared, what else all i have to do. Once i go to install option on other system and choose FTP( flash archive only) .

Will appreciate if some one can help me or directed me towards some link , document.

Thanks
# 2  
Old 09-27-2009
The only way is to use the solaris jumpstart method.
Your profile should look like this.

install_type flash_install
archive_location nfs masterip:/flash/flasharchive
pratitioning explicit
filesys c0t0d0s0 free /
filesys c0t0d0s1 2048 swap
filesys c0t0d0s3 4096 /var
# 3  
Old 09-28-2009
You do not need to set-up a jumpstart server to install Solaris from a flar archive, a CD or DVD is enough to start the installation.
# 4  
Old 09-28-2009
Quote:
Originally Posted by jlliagre
You do not need to set-up a jumpstart server to install Solaris from a flar archive, a CD or DVD is enough to start the installation.
But that is what he wants.. So let him be Smilie
# 5  
Old 09-28-2009
Quote:
Originally Posted by incredible
But that is what he wants.. So let him be Smilie
it's exactly NOT what he wants... so i think jlliagres advice is correct!
# 6  
Old 09-28-2009
Thanks jlliagre and Duke

My Falsh archive is on nfs , is it possible to install from there? also if i go through ftp ,do i have to configure some thing else on the nfs server in term of ftp.

Thanks
# 7  
Old 09-28-2009
What do you mean with "there" in "Install from there?"

Its either NFS or FTP. When installing using the flar method, you are given the choice of what protocol to use.

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