Changes between Initial Version and Version 1 of Install


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12/05/05 10:54:10 (17 years ago)
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  • Install

    v1 v1  
     1= Installation = 
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     31. Prerequisites 
     4 * Install python2.3+ (client and server side) 
     5 * Install m2crypto (server side) 
     6 * Install lxml (client and server side) 
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     82. Generate an ssl cert 
     9 * openssl req -x509 -nodes -days 1000 -newkey rsa:1024 -out cert.pem -keyout cert.pem 
     10 * Set the key= line in the communication section of bcfg2.conf to point at this new certificate 
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     123. Configure communication settings 
     13 * Choose a port for the bcfg2 server 
     14 * Set the bcfg2= line in components section bcfg2.conf to point at the server location  
     15 * Choose a shared secret password, placing it in the password= line of the communication section of bcfg2.conf 
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     174. Install the [ftp://ftp.mcs.anl.gov/pub/bcfg/bcfg2-demo-repo.tar.gz example repository] 
     18 * Untar this file into your repository location 
     19 * Set this location in the repository line of the server section of bcfg2.conf 
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     215. Start up the bcfg2 server 
     22 * /etc/init.d/bcfg2-server start 
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     246. Copy bcfg2.conf to clients 
     25 * remove the key= line and server section; they aren't needed on clients 
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     27The server is now up and running. Now you need to create your configuration specification.