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Sunday, October 20, 2019

Setup Oracle Solaris 11.4 for Lab Use

In this post, we are going to install Oracle Solaris 11.4 VM using Vmware workstation.

1. OS -

Select "Installation from CD/DVD"

Select "x86 Text Installer" to download the iso

2. Oracle Solaris Zone Template -

Select "Download x86 - Oracle VM template for Oracle Solaris 10 Zone

[Installation OS]
Create a VM with the spec

  • 4 vcpu
  • 8GB RAM
  • 30 GB HDD

Follow step to configure the installation:-

After installation, transfer the VM Template using WinSCP Tool

[Installation Oracle Vm template]

1. Rename the file without .bin and make the download file executable

mv solaris-10u11-x86.bin solaris-10u11-x86
chmod +x solaris-10u11-x86

2. create a folder /cpool using mkdir comamnd
3. start installation with the following command

./solaris-10u11-x86 -p /cpool -a -i net0 -f -z s10zone

Note: IP address refer to your own Oracle Solaris IP

If encounter not enough free swapfile, you can increase using "swap" command


Installation started.....