OpenIndiana Automated Install Server

This is a draft set of steps for getting an automated install server configured on almost any platform using only Apache, DHCP and TFTP. It's very rough at this point but it functions well enough to PXE boot and install a copy of OpenIndiana (OI). First up, you should make ... »

Forcing PXE Clients not to broadcast for extra DHCP options

We have a site-wide PXE boot setup that manages workstations everywhere (using Altiris). Occasionally I want to netboot a specific non-managed boot loader from a specific TFTP server just by configuring the DHCP options for that host. By default the PXE client will request (via broadcast) an address. Our primary ... »