I am looking for options to install a system OpenBSD which has certain configs prewritten. What options can I look for?

  1. An install image which when installed, installs a system with a configuration
  2. A shell script with root privilege which does the required configuration after a regular install
  3. Remote configuration of the target system after a regular install

Any help or pointers will be appreciated.

  • How many machines do you need to pre-configure? If it is more than a few you want to look at puppet and friends (See projects.puppetlabs.com/projects/puppet/wiki/Puppet_OpenBSD as an example) – Hennes Dec 5 '12 at 9:34
  • actually, puppet seems to be overkill... The purpose why I want to do this is because I don't have skilled man-power to do the configuration at remote end server and want to automate the process.. – Vineet Menon Dec 5 '12 at 11:35

Give a try to http://openbsd.org/faq/faq4.html#site. This is the official recommendation for to customize the installation.

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