How to troubleshoot a failed jumpstart (Doc ID 1018557.1)

Last updated on MARCH 10, 2017

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 8.0 to 10 1/13 U11 [Release 8.0 to 10.0]
All Platforms

Goal

When attempting to jumpstart a server, the jumpstart client will not begin to load the OS.
This document will assist you in verifying network connectivity to the jumpstart server.

The document will also assist you in verifying the jumpstart server contains the proper files for YOUR client server.

This document does NOT intend to provide complete troubleshooting information for a jumpstart server.

This document assumes that the add_install_client has already been run on the jumpstart server to configure it to jumpstart this client.

Solution

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