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From Shanker Balan <>
Subject Re: New to CloudStack // Questions
Date Tue, 21 Jan 2014 05:26:53 GMT
On 21-Jan-2014, at 5:10 am, Chad <> wrote:

> Thanks Erik.
> I've installed O/S on dedicated servers over the years using USB method,
> easily done as you boot off the USB.

I personally use PXE boot to install OS on bare-metal hardware. Running around
in cold colos with a USB stick would be fun though. :)

> But I've never done it on a virtual
> machine. Can you explain how an o/s installed in a VM that is already
> created with Centos for example? I've used pre-made templates provided by
> OpenVZ / KVM communities over the years for traditional non-cloud VPS’.

I would not trust pre-made template from 3rd parties for security reasons. YMMV.


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