Sunday, June 11, 2017

Solaris 10 - Installing OS on Sun SPARC T5120 server

Login to console on SUN t5120

1. Login to console
$ ssh <IP Addr>

2. Power on the system
-> start /SYS

3. Start the console
-> start /SP/console

{0} ok

4. To exit off the console type #.

5. To login to console
-> start /SP/console

6. Once you are on OK prompt, insert the OS CD and boot the system to Install the operating system
{0} ok boot cdrom

Select following options at the prompt
7. Language selection:
Please make a choice (0 - 10), or press h or ? for help: 0
0 for english

8. What type of terminal are you using?  [ we will be using 6) PC Console ]

Type the number of your choice and press Return: 6

9. Press f2 to continue [ Esc-2_Continue ]

10. On Identify This System  windows, press Esc-2_continue

11. on ' Network Connectivity' select the box next to Networked [x]

12. on  Configure Multiple Network Interfaces, select the first instance of the interface since we plug the network cable on that port
Note: to select, go to partucular port and press space bar to select.

13. on DHCP for e1000g0 screen, Use DHCP for e1000g0, select No option

specify the ip address on next screen.

14. on  Subnet for e1000g0 screen, select yes and continue

15. on Netmask for e1000g0  screen, specify your subnet:

on IPv6, just select no and continue

16.  on Set the Default Route for e1000g0 screen, just select [X] Detect one upon reboot or you can specify one. for our case

17, on ' Confirm Information for e1000g0 ' screen, verify the information and make sure they are correct

18. Esc+2 to continue

19. on ' Configure Security Policy' windows, just select No and ocntinue

20. on  Confirm Information screen, verify the info and continue

21. on ' Name Service' screen, select the one, based on your environment. In our case, we are not using any name service so we will select None. and continue

22. Confirm the info and continue.

23. on  NFSv4 Domain Name - select Use the NFSv4 domain derived by the system and continue

24. On ' Time Zone ' windows, specify the time zone.
    - in our case, select second box, press Esc+2 to continue
    - select the first option: United States and continue
    - Select first option Eastern time and continue
    - next screen on 'Date and Time' windows, just press Esc+2 to continue
    - Next page on 'Confirm Information' page, you verify the info. if you find wrong info, press Esc+4 to change.

25. On ' Root Password' window, specify your root password. and continue by pressing Esc +2

26. on 'Enabling remote services' windows, select no, and continue

27. on 'Provide Oracle Configuration Manager Registration Information' windows, press Esc+2 to continue.

28. Press Esc+2 to continue again.

until now, System identification is completed.

Installation process beginds now.

29. On 'Solaris Interactive Installation' windows, press F2_Standard for standrd installation, and F4_Flash for flash archive installation (from Gold Image). We will select standard installation

30. on 'iSCSI Installation' window, select  Install on non-iSCSI target


The output of console while login through serial console.

eth0: config: auto-negotiation on, 100FDX, 100HDX, 10FDX, 10HDX.
Listening on LPF/eth0/00:21:28:24:41:ed
Sending on   LPF/eth0/00:21:28:24:41:ed
Sending on   Socket/fallback
DHCPDISCOVER on eth0 to port 67 interval 4
eth0: status: link up.
eth0: status: link up, 100 Mbps Full Duplex, auto-negotiation complete.
DHCPDISCOVER on eth0 to port 67 interval 6
DHCPREQUEST on eth0 to port 67
bound to -- renewal in 43004 seconds.

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