Mass deployment of Proxmox machines?

twinsen

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Feb 3, 2018
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Hi,

Is there any way to deploy Proxmox on number of machines, configured just to start from PXE?
Or, maybe it could be good to add some environment/GUI tabs for simple cloning via PXE?
Let's assume, that I have all machines with 4 NIC cards. I would use 1st NIC for management, 2nd for internet access, 3rd for corosync traffic, and 4th for ceph internal traffic. And I want to choose a name for new machine, give needed IP addresses and clone it remotely. Perfectly, joining to Proxmox cluster would be good as well :)
So, anyone managed to deal with such idea? Configuring all things manually takes ages.
 

Alwin

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Yes, a repeatable setup is gold. A combination of ansible + preseeded debian over tftp should work. You can install PVE on top of a debian installation and that can be automated with Ansible then.
 

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