OMSA Via Satellite-Server/Kickstart?

Mark Watts m.watts at
Tue Jan 23 10:53:49 CST 2007

> Mark,
> That is what we did for our organization. We bundle it as an RPM. It was a
> simple process. Check out the command line arguments to the installer.
> The spec file that we used looks something like what is shown below.
> The pre section ensures that the prerequisite packages are installed.
> This worked well for us. Your milage may vary.
> Regards,
> -bill
> -- snip --
> %description
> This package wraps the OMSA installation and executes an express install
> (-x). %pre
> /usr/bin/up2date binutils
> /usr/bin/up2date net-snmp
> /usr/bin/up2date net-snmp-perl
> %post
> cd /tmp/OMSA
> sh linux/supportscripts/ -x
> %files
> %defattr(-,root,root,0755)
> /tmp/OMSA
> -- snip --

Ok, I think I have enough to work with now.

Thanks to all who replied.


Mark Watts BSc RHCE MBCS
Senior Systems Engineer
QinetiQ Trusted Information Management
Trusted Solutions and Services Group
GPG Public Key ID: 455420ED

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