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Oracle® Solaris 11 System Administration by Bill Calkins

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1. Installing Oracle Solaris 11

The installation process for Oracle Solaris 11 consists of three phases: system preparation and configuration, system installation, and post-installation tasks such as setting up printers, users, and networking. This chapter describes how to install the operating system (OS) on the SPARC and x86-based hardware platforms using the Live Media and text installers. I’ll begin this chapter describing how to perform a new installation, and later I’ll describe the process of upgrading from a previous version of Oracle Solaris.

The last section of this chapter will describe how to log in after the software is installed and verify the system and storage configuration.

Preparation for Installing the OS

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