Using RIS for Automated Installations

For remote installations using RIS to work, conditions on the network (RIS server, DNS, DHCP, TFTP) and the remote target computer must support RIS-based installations. In addition to the supporting network services discussed previously, there are some server requirements. To perform an automated installation, there must be an accessible and correctly configured RIS server and one or more established OS images. Also, users performing installations must have rights to create computer accounts in the domain.

Likewise, there are requirements for the client systems. The target machine must meet certain hardware requirements to support the remote operation capabilities used by RIS. Client computers must support ...

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