How to build a Sun Ray Server 4.2 for a Proof of Concept
By user12609114 on Jul 11, 2009
Quick and dirty about how to get a Sun Ray server up and running for a proof of concept. Please note that while this will get things up and running, there are many items outside of the scope of this document that need to be taken into consideration for a full production enterprise deployment. The documentation has been moved to the wiki format. Don't be bashful click around there is a ton of great straight forward information in the site. which can be found here.
Get the goods
The first step is to have an available server to install on. You will need a Solaris 10, Redhat or SUSE server. The directions here will be for installing on Solaris 10. Next you will need to download the software. You also need to check this patch list, and get the latest patches.
You need to use one of the provisioning methods in this article to set up how your Sun Rays will find the Sun Ray server.
SRSS 4.2 requires Solaris 05/09 (u7) verify you have the correct version.
Configure the parms file and tell the server what firmware to offer out
# mkdir /tftpboot
# vi /tftpboot/srssconfig
The file should look like the following:
servers=<ip of server>
# /opt/SUNWut/sbin/utfwadm -A -a -V -i /tftpboot/srssconfig -f /opt/SUNWut/lib/firmware_gui
Turn on LAN connections:
# /opt/SUNWut/sbin/utadm -L on
# /opt/SUNWut/sbin/utrestart -c
At this point you have a basic Sun Ray server up and running. Any Sun Rays on the network should be displaying the Solaris log in and you should be able to log into your Solaris server through a Sun Ray.
You may want to configure the windows connector as a next step.