Cloning a Dell Poweredge 1850

Barnaby Gray barnaby at artirix.com
Fri Jul 16 03:13:57 CDT 2010


On 16/07/10 05:45, TCPWave Customer Care wrote:
> Hi
>
> What's the best way to clone a Centos installation? I have a bunch of
> things that I have customized and I want to simplify the rollout to a
> few 1850s. The current server uses a hardware based RAID1. Disk swapping
> takes way too long and its not practical if the server is in another
> state.

You might take a look at clonezilla (http://clonezilla.org/). The live 
cd makes it very easy, and though I've only used it for cloning 
disk-disk on a single servers I understand it has a client-server 
multicast mode for massive deployment cloning.

Barnaby



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