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From Larry Burton <larry_bur...@runningcedar.com>
Subject Re: Ansible playbook to perform a automated install of 2.3
Date Tue, 07 Aug 2012 13:20:39 GMT
Thanks, Aaron. This is exactly the feedback needed. A GUI-based 
configuration tool can grow or fork to handle almost anything we wish, 
including the networking, storage, and other options that are the 
subject of the present surveys. Larry

Aaron Peeler wrote:
> Very cool.
>
> Let me know when your ready and I can help with testing the gui.
>
> I can think of various things I'd like to test for, like networks
> available on the management node. Target standalone hypervisors(after
> post install) , for xcat installs testing for blade center amm's or
> DRAC cards, etc.
>
> Aaron
>
> On Mon, Aug 6, 2012 at 4:57 PM, Larry Burton
> <larry_burton@runningcedar.com> wrote:
>   
>> This is certainly helpful for the install part. I've nearing completion on
>> an interactive Python GUI to help folks customize their installation and to
>> configure the various services. The general premise is to have two RPMs: one
>> to generate a configuration file, and the second to install and configure
>> VCL using the config file from the first. This seems to be expandable, for
>> example, to include XCAT, different server configurations (eg, HA), and
>> perhaps mainframe. Suggestions welcome.
>> Larry
>>
>>
>> Aaron Peeler wrote:
>>     
>>> Hi Curtis,
>>>
>>> Thanks, I'm definitely interested in automating the vcl install.
>>> Between this and the work that Larry has done/posted in previous
>>> thread. We should be able to incorporate the work for the next
>>> release.
>>>
>>> Thanks again.
>>> Aaron
>>>
>>> On Fri, Aug 3, 2012 at 12:13 PM, Curtis C. <serverascode@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>       
>>>> Hi,
>>>>
>>>> I've created a basic Ansible (a configuration/orchestration system)
>>>> playbook to automatically install VCL 2.3 on a CentOS 6 host and you
>>>> can view it here:
>>>>
>>>> https://github.com/cybera/ansible_playbooks/tree/master/vcl
>>>>
>>>> Not sure how useful it is to anyone...but it's there. :) Might break
>>>> depending on the CentOS 6 template/image you have, but it should be
>>>> easy to fix or adapt to different needs and requirements.
>>>>
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> Curtis.
>>>>
>>>>         
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>       
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