Puppet Reading List

*Starting documents are marked with asterisk “*” and bold. Getting Started with Puppet Hello Puppet – on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS* Learning Puppet Master and Slave PuppetMaster on Ubuntu 12.04* Modules Learning Puppet: Modules and Classes (Part One) Learning Puppet: Parameterized … Continue reading

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Apache on Vagrant on Ubuntu – “config.vm.forward_port 80, 8080″ and ‘vagrant reload’

Vagrant can automatically set your port forwarding to your guest os. This makes web development easy. To follow this article, you should have vagrant installed. Install Apache on Guest In the box (guest OS), install Apache web server box$ sudo apt-get … Continue reading

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Vagrant on Ubuntu 12.04 – Create and Boot New Virtual Machine in Minutes – apt-get install vagrant

Vagrant quickly creates a new virtual machine. Settings like automated ssh login and sudo are handled automatically. To follow this artice, you should be familiar with command line, apt-get and ssh. First Time Setup $ sudo apt-get -y install vagrant … Continue reading

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Ideas for Automation with Centralized Configuration Tool

You automated everything with cfengine, puppet or fabric. It works so smoothly that you are now looking for some more things to automate. Wireless WEP/WPA passwords, make available to all users in each slave Add shortcuts to desktop Add language … Continue reading

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Virtualize Servers with KVM, Cloudmin and Ubuntu

My students Antti Ollila, Sakarias Hiltunen and Juha Salminen virtualized some servers. They set up a web interface that creates new virtual servers with a click of a button. After trying some alternatives, they ended up using KVM and Cloudmin. … Continue reading

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Vagrant promises to automate virtual machine creation

Vagrant promises to automate creation of VirtualBox virtual machines. Vagrant automatically adds ssh access, software and port forwarding. But is Vagrant ready for prime time yet? My students Tuomas Aaltonen, Toni Honkanen and Jesse Lindroos decided to try it out. … Continue reading

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55 Computer Cloud – with Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud

The cloud at its biggest was about 55 nodes. When trying out the Folding@Home, we successfully installed Origami on 64 VM instances. Arttu got Irssi IRC-client and WordPress client running in the VMs, but due to the lack of backups and/or snapshot functionality, … Continue reading

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Ubuntu Preseed

< ![CDATA[showTocToggle("+","-")]]>Table of Contents Ubuntu Preseed Sample List of d-i Settings in Ubuntu Hardy Ubuntu Preseed Sample # labseed - automatic installation for labs - # (c) 2006 Tero Karvinen www.iki.fi/karvinen # Still asks: Clock set to UTC, hostname. d-i … Continue reading

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Network Boot Server with Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy

< ![CDATA[showTocToggle("+","-")]]>Table of Contents Network Boot Server with Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy Install DHCP server PXE Specific DHCP Settings TFTP Serves Files Install TFTP Copy Files to Server Test TFTP Network Boot Server with Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy Ubuntu can work as … Continue reading

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PXE Network Booting on Ubuntu Linux

< ![CDATA[showTocToggle("+","-")]]>Table of Contents PXE Network Booting on Ubuntu Linux What Next? Appendix: Modified dhcpd.conf for PXE Appendix: Modified pxelinux.cfg/default for Kickstart Extras PXE Network Booting on Ubuntu Linux How to use PXE network boot to install workstations automatically. This … Continue reading

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Kickstart Ubuntussa

< ![CDATA[showTocToggle("+","-")]]>Table of Contents Kickstart Ubuntussa Testaus Erikoismerkit amerikkalaisesta näppäimistöstä Työkaluja ks.cfg parantamiseen Kickstart-esimerkki Katso myös Kickstart Ubuntussa Testaus Boottaa Ubuntu-rompulta, käytä käynnistysparametrina linux ks=http://example.com/uks/ks.cfg Jos asentuu, kopioi ks.cfg omalle kotisivulle. Kokeile weppiselaimella, että se näkyy. Sitten boottaa rompulta ja … Continue reading

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DHCP – automatic network configuration

< ![CDATA[showTocToggle("+","-")]]>Table of Contents DHCP – automatic network configuration DHCP Server Setup Test with a Client See also DHCP – automatic network configuration Almost all networks use DHCP to share network configuration (such as ip-addresses) automatically. This document explains how … Continue reading

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Install Workstations Automatically

< ![CDATA[showTocToggle("+","-")]]>Table of Contents Install Workstations Automatically Procedure Overview Workstation Prequisites Server Prequisites Process Random tips Install Workstations Automatically Turn an empty workstation (that’s not on) into a usable workstation, so that users can log in and begin work. Only … Continue reading

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Network booting with PXE, using Fedora Core

< ![CDATA[showTocToggle("+","-")]]>Table of Contents Network booting with PXE, using Fedora Core Troubleshooting The Fedora Core installation tree in that directory does not seem to match your boot media See also Copyrights and Changelog Network booting with PXE, using Fedora Core … Continue reading

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Kickstart – Työaseman automaattinen asennus

Kickstart – Työaseman automaattinen asennus Tätä artikkelia ei ole vielä muotoiltu tai oikoluettu. © 2005 Tero Karvinen http://iki.fi/karvinen – Tavoite: käyttäjä voi kirjautua työasemalle ja ryhtyä töihin Mitä pitää automatisoida työaseman asennuksessa – Miten asennus alkaa: koneen käynnistys (magic packet), … Continue reading

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