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Chapter 1. Installing the Base Operating System
Electronic License Agreements
Step 1. Completing the Prerequisites
Step 2. Preparing Your System for Installation
Step 3. Setting Up with an ASCII Terminal
Step 4. Booting from Your Installation Media
Step 5. Verifying or Changing the Installation Settings
Step 6. Finishing the BOS Installation
Chapter 2. Migration Installation
Binary Compatibility Between Earlier Versions and AIX 5.1
Migrating to AIX 5.1
Migrating Network Software
Chapter 3. Configuring the Operating System
Configuration Assistant
Installation Assistant
Where Do I Go Next?
Chapter 4. Optional Software Products and Service Updates
Software Product Identification
Software Licensing
Installing Optional Software Products and Service Updates
Maintaining Optional Software Products and Service Updates
Cleaning Up Optional Software Products and Service Updates
Where Do I Go Next?
Chapter 5. Documentation Library Service and Online Documentation
Using the Documentation Library Service
Installing the Online Documentation
Where Do I Go Next?
Chapter 6. Creating System Backups
Prerequisites for Creating Backups
Creating a Root Volume Group Backup to Tape or File
Creating System Backups on CD-ROM
Creating a User Volume Group Backup
Verifying a System Backup
Chapter 7. Installing System Backups
Cloning a System Backup
Installing a System Backup on the Source Machine
Chapter 8. Customized BOS Installations
Introduction to Customized BOS Installations
Customizing and Using a File
Chapter 9. Alternate Disk Installation
Alternate mksysb Disk Installation
Alternate Disk rootvg Cloning
Data Access Between the Original rootvg and the New Alternate Disk
Filesets to Install
Installing to an Alternate Disk using Web-based System Manager
Running Alternate Disk Installation Using SMIT
Chapter 10. Troubleshooting
Troubleshooting an Installation from a System Backup
Troubleshooting a Migration Installation
Troubleshooting an Alternate Disk Installation
Troubleshooting After an Installation
Creating Bootable Tapes
Accessing a System That Does Not Boot
Troubleshooting a Full /usr File System
Viewing BOS Installation Logs
Using the snap Problem Determination Tool
Acting on System and Error Messages
Appendix A. Additional Software Product Packaging Concepts
Fileset Installation Packaging
Bundle Packaging
Appendix B. File Stanza Descriptions
control_flow Stanza
target_disk_data Stanza
locale Stanza
large_dumplv Stanza
dump Stanza
Appendix C. File Examples
mksysb Backup Restoration
Nonprompted Installation
Appendix D. Installing Kerberos Version 5
Configuring the Kerberos V5 KDC and kadmin Servers
Configuring the Kerberos V5 Clients
Error Messages and Recovery Actions
Files Created
Sample Runs
Appendix E. Notices