A mechanism ensures that the UDC firmware is deployed only once to each client. After successful installation the target device sends back to the appliance that the OS is installed. The appliance inserts the MAC address of the client into the MAC address filter, which can be found under automatically added. Afterwards the client does not become a DHCP address from the build-in DHCP server. The client boots into the rolled out firmware regularly without network. You can then remove it yourself from the MAC address filter. The appliance would deploy the firmware again to this device after a reboot.

  1. Ensure that the BIOS of your target devices is set to network installation. Other system requirements are listed in the official data sheets for UDC3 or UDC2 at http://www.igel.com.
  2. Boot the target devices with the IGEL UDC3 / IGEL UDC2 image.
    If you have chosen attended deployment, the firmware will be installed when the dialog on the devices is confirmed.
    If you have chosen unattended deployment, the firmware will be installed after a 10-second timeout.

For security reasons, the UDC3/UDC2 is not installed alongside the target system's legacy operating system, nor can it be installed in a dual-boot configuration. Nevertheless, in situations where it is absolutely necessary to preserve the target system's operating system, it is possible to install the UDC3/UDC2 onto a live bootable USB memory stick.

In the next step, you need to import licenses; see Licensing the UDC.