A computer implemented method, apparatus, and computer usable program code for configuring a remote data processing system. A configuration is identified for the remote data processing system to form an identified configuration. The hardware for the remote data processing system is configured. An installation application is sent to the remote data processing system across a communications link after the hardware in the remote data processing system has been configured, wherein the installation application executes on the remote data processing system to configure the remote data processing system. Installation files are sent across the communications link to the installation application executing on the remote data processing system. The installation program uses the installation files to configure install a set of operating systems, install applications, and configure software on the remote data processing system.

Title
Configuration of remote data processing systems
Application Number
200680034128
Publication Number
101268442
Application Date
September 6, 2006
Publication Date
September 17, 2008
Inventor
Vo Patrick Tam
Vallabhaneni Vasu
Reyes Eduardo Lazaro
Agent
lixiang yang
Assignee
Ibm
IPC
G06F 09/445