When you need to configure multiple servers it’s always good to look at some configuration management software like Puppet of Chef. But there is a new kid in town and it looks promissing. I’ve played around with Ansible a bit to setup a complex network configration on 5 blade servers running a CentOS minimal. I mentioned this last weekend to Fabian Arrotin last weekend at FOSDEM and he told me to put that info online. So here it is!
In the datacentre I have a Fedora 7 machine with IPMI capabilities. But I have to replace it with CentOS 5. Hmm. I don’t really want to burn CentOS to a DVD, drive (aprox. 1 hour) to the data centre to reboot the server, place the CentOS installation DVD, run the installation, and drive back to the office. Because all other administration can be done remote through ssh. So after some searching on the internet, I found a way to do a remote installation. Thnx for the guys which placed their info online! Hampus and Karanbir Singh So how to start? The […]