How to use BMC Server Automation for PXE-based provisioning

The BMC Server Automation product can provision operating systems on bare metal computer systems using the Preboot Execution Environment (PXE) architecture. This white paper describes the hardware and software infrastructure required to perform PXE-based provisioning. The following topics provide procedures for configuring each infrastructure component, stocking the data store with operating system images, and creating system packages for the Provision Jobs. Instructions for provisioning Microsoft Windows, Linux, and ESX operating systems are included.

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