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Netboot / OS install on SPARC VM Guest Domain Failing - Cannot Connect to Wanboot Server (Doc ID 2793266.1)

Last updated on JULY 22, 2021

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 1/13 U11 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Unable to netboot Solaris SPARC LDOM for network installation:

0} ok printenv network-boot-arguments
network-boot-arguments = host-ip=<guest domain IP addr>,router-ip=<local router IP addr>,subnet-mask=<subnet mask>,hostname=<ldom client hostname>,client-id=<client ID>,file=http://<wanboot server IPaddr>/cgi-bin/wanboot-cgi
{0} ok boot net - install
NOTICE: Entering OpenBoot.
NOTICE: Fetching Guest MD.
NOTICE: Starting slave cpus.
NOTICE: Initializing LDCs.
NOTICE: Probing PCI devices.
NOTICE: Finished PCI probing.

SPARC T8-2, No Keyboard
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OpenBoot 4.43.5, 64.0000 GB memory installed, Serial #<platform serial #>.
Ethernet address <guest mac-addr>, Host ID: <guest host ID>

Boot device: /virtual-devices@100/channel-devices@200/network@0 File and args: - install
HTTP: Could not connect to <wanboot server IP addr>:5555 (Connection timed out)

Boot load failed

{0} ok


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