Install the operating system

Several options are available to install an operating system on the server.

  • Lenovo XClarity Administrator

    If you are managing your server using Lenovo XClarity Administrator, you can use it to deploy operating-system images to up to 28 managed servers concurrently. For more information about using Lenovo XClarity Administrator to deploy operating system images, see:

    Installing operating systems through the Lenovo XClarity Administrator

  • Lenovo XClarity Provisioning Manager

    Lenovo XClarity Provisioning Manager is used to install operating system of single server. You can complete operating system installation by following the instructions in Lenovo XClarity Provisioning Manager OS Installation function.

  • Install the operating system manually

    If you cannot install the operating system through Lenovo XClarity Administrator or Lenovo XClarity Provisioning Manager, you can install the operating system manually. For more information about installing a specific operating system:
    1. Go to the Lenovo Support Portal and navigate to the support page for your server.

    2. Click How-tos & Solutions.

    3. Select an operating system and the installation instructions will be displayed.