Cloning a Dell Poweredge 1850
kbphillips80 at gmail.com
Fri Jul 16 11:50:04 CDT 2010
Also I'd suggest mondo rescue if you only have a single or small number of machines to clone. Works well for creating a restore DVD to restore on similar hardware.
On Jul 16, 2010, at 5:14 AM, Robin Bowes <robin-lists at robinbowes.com> wrote:
> On 16/07/10 05:45, TCPWave Customer Care wrote:
>> 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
>> I am thinking of creating a DVD/usb which would install my OS Image -
>> did anyone do this?
>> I do have an option of installing the OS and restoring my customizations
>> via a tar ball...trying to find a better way than this.
> Look into cobbler  and puppet .
> cobbler will let you PXE boot your machines and do the initial install +
> customisations. You may also find puppet useful for ongoing
> configuration management.
>  https://fedorahosted.org/cobbler/
>  http://www.puppetlabs.com/puppet/introduction/
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