About Lifecycle Controller tasks for Dell servers
Deployment Solution for Dell provides several predefined task types under the Lifecycle Controller folder. These tasks are mainly used for scripted OS installations without using PXE.
See Performing a scripted OS installation without PXE
If you create a job using these tasks, ensure that you create a server job and not a client job.
See About deployment tasks and jobs for Dell servers
Table: Lifecycle Controller tasks for Dell servers
Boot to Dell ISO on network
You can boot your server to the pre-OS ISO on the deployment share without using PXE.
See Boot to Dell ISO on network task
Boot To ISO On Vflash
You can boot your server to the pre-OS ISO that is on the Vflash of the Lifecycle Controller.
See Boot to ISO on Vflash task
Close Access To Drivers
You can close the access to the drivers that are embedded on the Lifecycle Controller.
See Close access to drivers task
See Open access to drivers task type
Copy Dell WinPE ISO To Vflash
You can copy the WinPE ISO for Dell servers to the Vflash on the Lifecycle Controller of your server.
See Copy Dell WinPE ISO to Vflash task type
Open Access To Drivers
You can open the access to the drivers that are embedded on the Lifecycle Controller.
Windows 2008 SOI Driver Copy
Before you perform a scripted OS installation, you can copy the drivers from the DRAC controller to the RAM drive. This action resolves the issue that Windows does not boot correctly if the drivers are present.
See Copy Windows 2008 SOI drivers task