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From vSphere 5.5 - Deploying Centos 7 from template ignores customizations

I've been having troubles when deploying CentOS7 from template in that the customizations do not take effect. For the VM OS setting - I have selected RHEL7 as the OS rather than CentOS (previously ...
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Chef template rewrites file even though content didn't change

I'm using template to generate a file. When the app on the server starts, it re-writes the file - the content doesn't change, but Chef considers it as changed and during next run it re-writes it as ...
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How can I use chef to configure a basic system starting from a template?

I am working on the setup of a new virtual infrastructure that will eventually become the production one. I am at the very beginning and I want to use Chef as automation tool. I've already worked with ...
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Managing ~/.ssh/config for users using puppet?

How do I adjust the "User" line in a ~/.ssh/config file using ERB template files in Puppet so that it contains the correct username that matches the account name? class accounts_global::tharold { ...
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salt stack: use state jinja variables in template

What I'd like to do is generate multiple configuration files for each openvpn user. I have the IP address and additional configuration in pillar. For example: openvpn: - user1: ip: 1.2.3.4 ...
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How to Seal Windows 7

I'm trying to prepare Windows 7 Template, i have used Sysprep.exe with the following options: Under System Cleanup Action, select Enter System Out-of-Box-Experience (OOBE). Tick the Generalize ...
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Is there something like a VM hardware profile to store VM specifications(vCPU, RAM, Storage) in vCenter?

I am looking for something like a VM hardware specification file in vCenter appliances. A template/file that can be used to deploy VM with the same hardware specifications.
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Puppet, hiera and erb - erb would not recognize array

I have a pretty annoying error I am desperate to fix. I have a puppet module where certain things are kept in a yaml file (hiera) so that people could quickly edit just that part. The structure is ...
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Create and set up a label printing system with templates

this is a suggestion I'm asking since I'd like to get pointed to the right direction. Quick story of my company situation: we've been asked to pay crazy money to get an old printing label solution ...
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looking for a fast way to copy a template to a KVM guest

My KVM guests each has a logical volume on the host to be the entire virtual disk. What will be a fast way to copy a template over to the guest's virtual disk? I tried to create a lzop compressed file ...
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Plesk notification email template in HTML? [closed]

Would i be able to use html in formatting notification emails in Plesk Penel? Just that :)
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Template for use with Outlook 2010 t enable creation of multiple PST's for many users on one system

This is probably not something many people would have a need for but at this company where there is a large turnover, every user has to have IT create their account on a laptop. Even when recycling, ...
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how can I create a server template to spawn new servers?

I have a couple of LAMP servers (on a VMware ESXi host) for projects built on top of the CodeIgniter PHP framework. To mimic the original dev server installation I set up those 2nd and 3rd servers by ...
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Chef - multiple files dynamic template resource

I'm trying to find a way to apply template resource dynamically on all files which are in a folder inside the cookbook's template folder. something like: Dir.foreach("../templates/default/shared/") ...
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Get filename for puppet template

I have a file that I'd like to reuse for a few different purposes. The file is 90% the same across uses, just slight differences. I'd rather not replicate the content across multiple files in puppet, ...
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vSphere Client vCenter Template Customization Specification Using Windows Sysprep Unattended Answer XML File

I'm trying to setup a vSphere Client vCenter v5.0.0 Build 455964 Template Customization Specification using a Windows Sysprep unattended answer XML file for Win2008R2. However I didn't know how ...
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puppet: file, template and variables

I'm trying to create a file based on templates, but I'm getting an error that the template(s) cannot be found. My directory setup is /etc/puppet/modules//templates/ Under templates, if have a ...
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placeholder for later username in /etc/skel

Is there any possibility to use a placeholder in the config files located in /etc/skel that is replaced by the username later? e.g. I place ":USER:" in one config file and create a new user with the ...
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How can I clone a Debian system? (ie. deploy via template)

I'm running ESXi 5.0 and have created a Debian Squeeze (6.0.5) "template" system which is just an installation of Debian slightly customized (ie. VMware Tools installed). If I clone the system (ie. ...
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Using Including Class Name in Conditionals with Puppet Templates

I'm in a situation where, for ease of management reasons, I would like to use the same config file template for two classes. I only expect a small section of the config file to be different between ...
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Creating a SQL Template for VMware

Are there tools and/or scipts available to create a 'Golden' VMware SQL template? We are gearing up to create a number of SQL servers running in our virtual farm and have yet to figure out how to ...
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Multiple Apache instances

here is some background information, I'm writing a Apache/Tomcat cluster installer basically it is a script that can be called with a domain name and a base port e.g. www.example.com 10010 this scipt ...
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How to call a puppet filetemplate twice with different parameters without using define?

i try to create two different files with one template, because they only diff by one line. file { "/tmp/bootstrap-raid.sh": content => template("pxe/bootstrap.sh.erb"), } file { ...
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Need to know how to change ip address and hostname after deploying OVF template

In ESX, I export OVF of my VM (configured as dhcp). Then In another ESX, I use "deploy OVF template" from file menu. My new VM appears working, except I could not change the IP address and hostname. ...
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Syslog-ng not sending to fifo when template directive is used

Ok, so i need syslog to log to a fifo with a specific template for the log in mind. So I set my destination as follows... destination d_pipe { pipe("/var/run/some_pipe.fifo"); }; This works fine ...
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use local file as puppet template

I'm developer of a java software and try to find a smart way to get my app distributed and configured in our datacenter. For that, I build an rpm package and we have set up a satellite. Target OS is ...
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How do I specify in an AWS Cloudformation template that my t1.micro instances are 64-bit architecture

I am attempting to write my first cloudformation template. I am basing it on the ELB example. In my case I will have 64-bit instances only, t1.micro sized. However I cannot see where to specify that ...
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Extract custom icons from Word 2000 template

I'm upgrading some custom templates/macros from Word 2000 to Word 2010. There are custom icons that are embedded in the .dot template files. I'd like to use those same icons for my new Ribbon - does ...
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How to connect instances in CloudFormation

We would like to create a template for a fairly standard stack in AWS. We need three layers. Layer: Elastic Load Balancer Layer: several web servers which are created / destroyed according to alarms ...
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Can't install Apache::Template on Debian

When I try to install this module via cpan: cpan -i Apache::Template I get an error "512, won't make". This behavior is the same on Debian Lenny or Squeeze. Any ideas on how to get it to build?
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Custom Certificate Template is listed as unavailable

I am trying to create a custom certificate template based off of the Smartcard User template with a Windows Server 2008 Enterprise subordinate CA. I am using the subordinate CA because the root CA is ...
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My -tpl file won't update!

I am running the site at www.euroworker.no, it's a linux server and the site has a backend editor. It's a smarty/php site, and when I try to update a few of the .tpl's (two or three) they don't ...
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How to find which template is used for a site or a page in SharePoint

How/where can I find the template used for a SharePoint site or page. I have a page I want to resemble, but I don't know where to find the template for that page and site?