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Questions tagged [provisioning]

Provisioning - manual and/or automated OS deployments to physical and virtual machines.

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Yealink T46S fails to apply non-MAC specific configs while provisioning

I am deploying some 50 of SIP-T46S phones, and got stuck with really weird behavior. According to Yealink manuals, "new" provisioning process is getting .boot file and applying configs in order ...
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Provisioning a Unidata ICW-1000G WiFi phone

Apologies if this is off-topic here (if so, is there a better place?). I just bought a Unidata ICW-1000G WiFi phone (because I prefer to use just WiFi and not to use DECT). I'm attempting to do auto-...
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Are there any best practices around moving config files in Ansible?

I have a role for configuring nginx. As you'd expect, it adds files to a directory that is then included by the main config file. I've started to run into issues with the order in which these files ...
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How can I create the large disks in Azure that are currently in public preview?

Azure started supporting extra large disk sizes in September 2018 (as described here) as a public preview, currently available only in the West Central US region. I'm trying to create a new S60 (4-8 ...
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Using Terraform for every region in a given account, find all VPCs and for each VPC enable flow logs

In Terraform how to populate the list of VPC IDs into the map. I want to find all VPCs for every region in a given account and for each VPC enable flow logs.How this can be done using Terraform
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Grandstream GXP2170 XML provisioning for 7-digit dial plan

I have a need to be able to provision a dial plan that can prepend the area code to a dialed 7 digit number on Grandstream GXP2170 (config files are very similar between the GXP21XX models) on ...
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Set SUBSCRIPTION timeout on Polycom BLF

I am looking for the provisioning setting in Polycom phones that will allow me to set the expires section for a SIP SUBSCRIPTION. I see there is voIpProt.server.1.expires="3600" For SIP ...
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ISC-DHCPD classes for ZTP (with Juniper)

I'm currently trying to setup a DHCP server to use it in a ZTP environment. My first goal is to be able to upgrade my Juniper devices automatically based on the hardware. What I'm really trying to ...
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Are Load Spikes During Setup Considered for Provisioning?

I have a developer running automated tests which spike above 50% during setup, as seen in the below image. He is arguing that the tests are unstable and difficult to troubleshoot, so downsizing is an ...
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Provisioning Package does not apply changes, even though it appears in Provisions folder after MDT Deployment

I have created a provisioning package for deploying Windows 10 1709 to our organization. I have created a task in my task sequence that successfully applies the Package during Post-Install. The ...
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How to Add Wireless PEAP Profile Username and Password for during MDT Deployment

I have a windows 7 pro 64-bit reference image running in a Hyper-V client for MDT 2013 deployment on server 2012. The computers are standalone with no AD and I have no control over the network ...
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How to automatically set the domain of a host interface in Foreman

I'm currently using Foreman to discover nodes on the network, and to provision bare metal servers. When a node is discovered, and I "Provision" it through the Foreman UI, I always have to specify ...
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Foreman: How to test if the deployment is on Bare Matal or in Libvirt?

I write a custom Kickstart as a Foreman provisioning template. One of my problems is that I haven't found a way to determine if the new host will be installed on a bare metal or on a Hypervisor. The @...
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HPE ProLiant DL60 Gen 9 - Please attach some optical or iLO media before continuing

I'm trying to reinstall the OS on a HPE ProLiant DL60 Gen9 but it refuses to find the built in DVD drive. I pressed F10 during boot (Provisioning) to install and after the "Select operation system" ...
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aws cluster overprovisioning detection framework/tools

Our team is managing many cassandra clusters on aws, one of our problems is when a user ask us to spawn a new cluster, they can't predict how many nodes they need because of lack of production traffic....
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Provisioning Windows 8/10 tablets

How do you automate the deployment of software and configuration (users etc) on tablets? The context is a number of Linx and Surface tablets that will be sent out to sites where they will be put on a ...
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CoreOS Fleet Vs. Ansible

Maybe this is a stupid question, but I've been working with Ansible, and I just came across CoreOS Fleet. I could be wrong, but Fleet seems to do almost the exact same in terms of just being another ...
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Deploying a windows machine with ansible and sysprep

I was wondering if you could help me? I'm trying to deploy a windows server 2012R2 base image using the vsphere ansible module. I have created a Vsphere template where the guest machine has WinRM ...
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One vagrant command to create and provision machine whether machine is created or not?

When my VM is not created, I can run: vagrant up or: vagrant up --provision but not vagrant provision, because of the warning: VM not created. Moving on... When my VM is created, I can run: ...
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Foreman provisioning stuck in “Pending Installation” 409 Conflict on all installs

I'm testing Foreman but all the VMs I've created get stuck in a boot loop unless I manually disable PXE boot. In the UI i see the machine as "Pending Installation" even after the puppet agent reports ...
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foreman, DHCP smart proxy, network set-up

How would I go about setting foreman up so it hands out a lease to any machine I connect to one of its interfaces using a private IP in the 192.168-range during provisioning, but to supply the client ...
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How to override the previous defined PHP value via Ansible PHP role?

I'm trying to apply override PHP's opcache.max_accelerated_files setting via geerlingguy's Ansible Role for PHP onto geerlingguy/centos6's VM using the following lines (as part of provisioning script):...
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Cloud-Config - Hashed Password Being Set Incorrectly

I'm provisioning an Ubuntu 14.04 server with Digital Ocean and am using Cloud-Config in the user data field to do some initial setup. The issue I am having is creating a new user and setting a ...
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How do I provision a new LXC container using saltstack?

I've got a host server which runs Jenkins. I'd like Jenkins to automatically create new containers and prepare those containers with SALT. The ultimate purpose is to use these containers to test code. ...
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Can't run puppet with modules on vagrant

I was studing puppet and running the manifests happened without a problem but when I added modules to puppet I run into the following issue: DEBUG ssh: Exit status: 0 INFO interface: info: Running ...
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What's the definition and difference between provision and bootstrap?

What would "provision a machine" mean, compared to "bootstrapping a machine"? I see that provision is mostly used when talking about Puppet and Chef, and bootstrapping seams to be mentioned more ...
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Professional workflows to Deploy via Git?

I have written a set of bash + crontab scripts that basically let me take a new linux server and deploy a git repo to it. All fine and good, but it's a rather piecemeal process and am wondering if ...
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How to provision a node via puppet if it's using an image-based virtualization technology?

I'm trying to integrate puppet and vSphere via this module: https://forge.puppetlabs.com/puppetlabs/vsphere This module lets you create servers via a few lines of puppet code. I have a vm template ...
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Securely deploying secrets to boxes during provisioning

During a fully automated deployment on physical hardware (using pxeboot / preseed / kickstart to install and configure a minimal system for bootstrapping) we need to deploy certain secrets - such as ...
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Execute copy and set only if something changed

For Ansible, I have a role that sets the time zone and populates the setting the (Ubuntu) base system, - name: set timezone copy: content='Europe/Berlin' dest=/etc/timezone owner=...
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Ansible sudo error while building on Atlas

I've been trying to build my Vagrant configuration on Atlas. Also I'm using ansible for provisioning and i have some sudo issues. After setting up VM while trying to run ansible playbook on Atlas I ...
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NixOS reproducible users and packages?

I'm new to NixOS and trying to learn its concepts. One of the reasons I'm excited about it is I'm hoping it will be able to give me a reproducible system configuration, similar to using Ansible for ...
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Consumer vs Enterprise SSD [closed]

I'm deciding what SSD's to use in our infrastructure. Enterprise drives are obviously more reliable but storage items are expendable and will fail anyway. So considering that we have proper RAID, ...
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Vagrant and MariaDB (provision)

I'm trying to create a provision file that installs MariaDB but it keeps failing. The provision looks like this: sudo apt-get install -y software-properties-common sudo apt-key adv --recv-keys --...
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Any way to re-run the chef-solo provisioner on a packer built machine?

I'm building VirtualBox machines using Packer and the chef-solo provisioner. Is there a way to re-run chef from within the VM as recipes are updated without needing to re-run packer build?
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Setup SSL keys when using roles-profiles pattern with Puppet

Here is a scenario. I have two web applications (lets call them webapp1 and webapp2) that needs apache, php (with some modules), and the web app's code it self. This is how I set this I set this up (...
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Using Management classes with cobbler

So, I've been working on creating a standardized install image, and worked out all the kinks, now I need to deliver it. What I decided to do is to use cobbler to create templated kickstart installs, ...
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Server deployed without HP Intelligent Provisioning. How do I bring up to spec?

I have a few servers that were configured without HP Intelligent Provisioning, possibly because the datacenter was without Internet access at the time. Is is possible to reliably, and consistently ...
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SSH access on public IP pool

I am creating VPS solution and currently network policy for Virtual Machines provisioning provides each VM with one public IPv4 address from the reserved pool of 255 addresses. I will need to provide ...
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Detecting Infrastructure Provider in Puppet

Note: we use Puppet standalone (master-less) i.e. puppet apply. Usually, while deploying a web application there are a number of back-end services and applications that run behind the front-facing ...
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Error while running juju deploy jenkins-slave

Note: I'm running this on 3 Ubuntu trusty VM's on my OS X laptop over VMWare Fusion. I am a juju newbie and having some trouble with setting up jenkins-slave. I have a bootstrap machine, and 2 other ...
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Chef - Automatically add nodes to chef server

How would you configure a VM so that it will automatically register with a chef server? I know that I could use knife bootstrap, however that is very tedious if you are starting dozens of servers at ...
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How does Bare metal provisioning to clients work with PXE

I'm trying to better understand how one would initiate the process of re imaging a number of client computer systems on a network. Eg, to reverse systems back to a base image each week. Each image ...
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Issues with Ansible's default/error handling in a playbook

I'm having some issues with Ansible and the way it defaults to values. What I'm trying to accomplish is to bind a Docker container to on eth1, if it exists, otherwise use lo. My initial approach was ...
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2008 R2 RDS Client Printers Disappearing?

So my issue is something I can find nothing on and is very hard to track down. I am working with Microsoft and Citrix support but am getting nowhere and my client is becoming frustrated on the lack ...
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Server provisioning without PXE

I have a lot of servers in different data centers which should be reinstalled from time to time. I am familiar with Puppet so I am able to configure the O/S after it boots up but I can't perform an ...
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Implications of using VMware's templating and cloning for provisioning Linux servers instead of PXE

There seems to be speed benefits when using VMware's templates to create new VMs. However, I'm concerned about possible less obvious security and flexibility implications. For e.g.: First boot ...
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Remote automated provisioning to a XenServer Hypervisor

I'm currently working on a project where I use Vagrant with Ansible provisioning to create local environments in VirtualBox. I'm currently working with a University and we have a XenServer Hypervisor (...
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using pgpool doesn't see a list of variables into group_var directory

I am using Ansible + Vagrant to create my infrastructure or make a little simulation of I wish. It installing postgres and creating a ssh directory to store the differents keys for each host. It is ...
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Install image with Ansible via IPMI?

Is there a way to install an image on and provision a bare metal SuperMicro IPMI server from the ground up with Ansible via in-band IPMI over VPN? I'm looking to see if I can automate the ...