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FusionServer Tools 2.0 Smart Provisioning User Guide 03

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Installing a RHEL/CentOS OS in Customized Mode

Installing a RHEL/CentOS OS in Customized Mode

Install a RHEL/CentOS OS on a server by using Smart Provisioning in customized mode. In the following operations, RHEL 7.3 and the BIOS UEFI node are used as an example.

  1. Log in to Smart Provisioning. For details, see Logging In to Smart Provisioning.

    The Smart Provisioning main window is displayed, as shown in Figure 3-70.

    Figure 3-70 Smart Provisioning main window

  2. In the Smart Provisioning main window, click Deploy OS.

    The Select OS window is displayed, as shown in Figure 3-71.

    Figure 3-71 Select OS

  3. Select Customized Mode and the OS version to be installed, and click Next.

    NOTE:

    The selected OS version must be the same as that in the installation DVD-ROM or ISO image file.

    The Select Disk window is displayed, as shown in Figure 3-72.
    Figure 3-72 Select Disk
    NOTE:
    • During the installation process, Smart Provisioning sets the selected hard disk to the boot disk.
    • After an installation hard disk is selected, record the value of WWID. This value will be used in Step 14.

  4. Select an installation hard disk and click Next.

    The configuration summary window is displayed, as shown in Figure 3-73.

    Figure 3-73 Viewing the configuration summary

  5. Confirm that the information is correct and click Next.

    The window prompting you to insert the OS medium is displayed, as shown in Figure 3-74.

    Figure 3-74 Window prompting you to insert the OS medium

  6. Insert the OS medium.

    1. Select the medium of the OS to be installed.
      • If you use the OS DVD-ROM, insert the DVD-ROM of the OS to be installed into the DVD-ROM drive.
      • If you use the OS image file, perform 6.b to 6.f.
    2. Click on the toolbar of the Remote Virtual Console.

      The virtual DVD-ROM drive dialog box is displayed, as shown in Figure 3-75.

      Figure 3-75 Virtual DVD-ROM drive
    3. Select Image File.
    4. Click Browse.

      The Open dialog box is displayed.

    5. Select the ISO image file of the OS to be installed, and click Open.
    6. In the virtual DVD-ROM drive dialog box, click Connect.

      When Connect changes to Disconnect, the ISO image file of the OS is successfully loaded.

  7. Click Next.

    The OS installation starts, as shown in Figure 3-76.

    Figure 3-76 Starting the installation

    After the OS installation starts, the server restarts automatically. After the server restart is complete, the window shown in Figure 3-77 is displayed.

    Figure 3-77 Selecting an installation language

  8. Select an installation language and click Continue.

    The INSTALLATION SUMMARY window is displayed, as shown in Figure 3-78.

    Figure 3-78 INSTALLATION SUMMARY

  9. Click DATE & TIME.

    The window for setting the date and time zone is displayed, as shown in Figure 3-79.

    Figure 3-79 Setting the date and time zone

  10. Set the date and time zone, and click Done.

    The INSTALLATION SUMMARY window is displayed.

  11. Click KEYBOARD.

    The window for setting the keyboard is displayed, as shown in Figure 3-80.

    Figure 3-80 Setting the keyboard

  12. Set the keyboard, and click Done.

    The INSTALLATION SUMMARY window is displayed.

  13. Click INSTALLATION DESTINATION.

    The hard disk selection window is displayed, as shown in Figure 3-81.

    Figure 3-81 Selecting a hard disk

  14. Choose Other Storage Options > Local Standard Disks, select the hard disk selected in Step 4 and deselect other hard disks.

    Move the cursor to the icon, name, or drive letter of the hard disk to view the hard disk ID, as shown in Figure 3-82. The ID must be the same as the character after scsi-3 in the value of WWID of the hard disk selected in Step 4.

    Figure 3-82 Hard disk ID

  15. Choose Device Selection > Partitioning, and select a partition mode. Automatic partitioning and cutomized partitioning are supported.

    • To use the automatic partitioning mode. select Automatically configure partitioning.
    • To use the customized partitioning mode, select I will configure partitioning and click Done. The window shown in Figure 3-83 is displayed.
      Figure 3-83 Customized partitioning

      You can click to create partitions. At least four partitions are required, including /boot/efi, /boot, swap, and /. You can also click Click here to create them autometically to automatically create partitions, as shown in Figure 3-84.

      Figure 3-84 Creating partitions

  16. Click Done.

    The INSTALLATION SUMMARY window is displayed, as shown in Figure 3-85.

    Figure 3-85 INSTALLATION SUMMARY

  17. Click Begin Installation.

    The OS installation starts, as shown in Figure 3-86.

    Figure 3-86 Starting the OS installation

  18. Click ROOT PASSWORD.

    The window for setting the password of user root is displayed, as shown in Figure 3-87.

    Figure 3-87 Setting the password of user root
    NOTE:
    • The password must contain at least six characters.
    • The password cannot contain spaces and #$.

  19. Set the password of user root, and click Done.

    The OS installation window is displayed. After the installation is complete, the window shown in Figure 3-88 is displayed.

    Figure 3-88 Installation completed

    After the OS is installed, the server automatically restarts. After the restart is complete, the server automatically enters the OS.

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