Install RHEL 7 Guest on Centos 8 Server via Text Mode & Kickstart

This session we are going to go over and deploy is using an ISO and kickstart install. This is different than a PXE install and does not require a PXE nor TFTP setup. In this example everything we are accessing is over NFS mounts but could very well have been local. Install using kickstart file … Continue reading Install RHEL 7 Guest on Centos 8 Server via Text Mode & Kickstart

Installing Linux VM via Kickstart Running on Synology

You may run into an issue after setting up your Synology Diskstation for booting Kickstart clients, where the VM won't boot PXE properly. This can also happen if you have a dedicated server acting as you Kickstart server. The issue is by default when you create a VM is want to use "Share with my … Continue reading Installing Linux VM via Kickstart Running on Synology

Setup Kickstart Server using Centos 7 for PXE Boot as a VM for VMware Fusion

I don't believe in recreating the wheel, so I am referencing a few sites that I found to be very useful in configuring Kickstart the first time. Instead of coping the verbiage in most instances I will reference a site I used. There you will be able to get the necessary information for setting up … Continue reading Setup Kickstart Server using Centos 7 for PXE Boot as a VM for VMware Fusion

Kickstart Server on Synology

This was performed on this release of DSM: DSM 6.2.2-24922 Update 4 and a DS418+ Synology Diskstations can offer allot of flexibility to a home lab. Originally I had a Centos7 kickstart instance running in VMware but I wanted something that was always available. Since I use my DS418+ for backups and media I wanted … Continue reading Kickstart Server on Synology