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Special Edition Using® Solaris™ 9 by Tanuj Jain, Radhika Girisan

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Solaris 9 Installation—An Overview

The Solaris 9 OE offers a variety of installation procedures, such as WebStart, Custom JumpStart, Solaris SunInstall, WebStart Flash, Factory JumpStart, and Live Upgrade.

  • WebStart— The WebStart installation bundles all necessary software components as a single entity, enabling network administrators to use a familiar Web interface to install Solaris.

  • Custom JumpStart— Use CLI to run the Custom JumpStart installation method. By using this method, you can install many systems simultaneously. This method requires you to have the knowledge of shell scripting and the JumpStart system. You can write scripts to perform installation tasks. You can create profiles for all the systems on which you want to install/upgrade ...

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