[Rear-users] Clone rollout?
schlomo at schapiro.org
Thu Aug 4 21:13:15 CEST 2011
at work we use kickstart for this and put everything (really!) into RPM packages
to get fully automated mass deployment...
ReaR already supports this, take a look at this script:
I know of people who used ReaR for mass cloning with this feature.
On 04/08/11 19:15, Les Mikesell wrote:
> Sometime in the future I will need to upgrade a number of remote
> machines from Centos 5.x to 6.x. Would it be feasible to use ReaR to
> effectively clone a master copy, then drop in the individual settings
> (hostname, nic settings, routes, etc.) for each machine? I can park the
> backup image and custom setup scripts on a common nfs share at each
> location and someone on-site (who won't know much about linux) can boot
> from an iso or usb.
> Is there any support for running a post-restore script that would be
> included on the iso or nfs mount or in the backup? And is there any way
> to get remote access to the restore system? A complication is that the
> machines have several nics that tend to be detected in random order and
> the networks don't have dhcp service - but adding it might be a possibility.
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