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Automate Install With AutoYaST Answer Files

Dec 12, 2011, 15:03 (0 Talkback[s])

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"This is the final article on installing opensuse. To recap we've covered Configuring the DHCP Server, Installing Apache on OpenSUSE, OpenSUSE PXE Boot and today we'll be tackling how to automate an install with AutoYaST answer files.

"The final part of our installation jigsaw puzzle is to create the answer file, in SUSE this is known as AutoYaST. If we were only ever to install one server or one desktop then maybe we could do without answer files; however where we need to install a few or many then AutoYaST provides us with an unattended installation:- a build script to create consistency and compliance we regulatory bodies governing security. In short we need answer files."

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