8.1 Prerequisites

You need at least the following components to install an OES 11 SP2 server by using AutoYaST:

  • A server with OES 11 SP2already installed.

  • One or more target computers to install the server software to and the following information about each:

    • Number of hard disks

    • MAC address

    • Monitor types and graphics hardware

  • A control file.

    For information on setting up a control file with OES components, see Setting Up a Control File with OES Components.

  • A boot scenario set up.

    You can boot from media or from an installation source. For more information, see Setting Up an Installation Source.

  • A source or server that contains the AutoYaST profile (control file).

    For more information, see Setting Up an Installation Source.