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Remote Installing Linux or a Hard Drive Image from a Windows Server?

I have a Server running Windows 2008 R2 Standard. I would like to be able to quickly add and remove new machines from the network, which should boot off their NIC and fetch the OS from the server. I ...
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Netboot Debian (wheezy) from NFS v4

Is it possible to boot Debian Wheezy from NFS v4? Bootwing with NFS v3 works just fine. NFS v4 not. This is in my /etc/exports: /nfs ...
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How do I set up an Ubuntu netbooted server cluster?

I'm interested in setting up a generic system image that can be deployed to machines through a netboot. I'm wondering if there is a relatively painless (and if there's not, that's fine too!) way to ...
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how to netboot a Linux VM in VMware server 2.0?

Folks, I am new to using VMware, so please excuse if this is a newbie question....... How can I netboot a guest Linux virtual machine ? I'm using VMware server 2.0 running on a Linux host ( Fedora ...
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Cobbler 2.2.2-1 XenServer 6.2

I tried to configure XenServer 6.2 to install via Cobbler. Importing and configuration via web interface fails on loading xenserver/xen.gz xenserver/vmlinuz xenserver/install.img I tried own ...
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Use windows 7 pro : net-boot multiple clients

We want to boot multiple Win7 clients from a shared folder using CCBoot. I couldn't find any info about which Win7 editions are supported. Comparison of Win7 editions indicates virtual hard disk ...
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Is it possible to detect Mac-OSX machines serial number within a BOOTP request?

We have a database that contains serial numbers of all the macs in the company, and which associate them to different OSX versions (10.6, 10.7, 10.8, ...). When netbooting, I currently use the same ...
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Automatically restoring a hard disk image using network boot

I have a bunch of identical PCs that I need to restore to factory default hard disk images as easily as possible. By default, they have network boot enabled, so it seems like the easiest method would ...