Importing a server setup.
kend at amigo.net
Fri Feb 9 19:54:58 UTC 2007
> On Fri, Feb 09, 2007 at 09:47:27AM -0500, Grant Peel wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I have a very good setup on a server that I would like to clone to a
> > brand new server, and an existing server.
> > My plan is dependant on two things, feel free to comment on them if I
> > am missing something:
> > 0. Make sure the machine to be cloned is using a generic kernel, and
> > ensure the SAS driver is enabled.
> > 1. I will take complete dumps of all the file systems (less swap and
> > dev of course). These will be kept on a local machine that has
> > filesharing setup (another freebsd box).
> > 2. a. I will boot the new box using FreeBSD 6.1 or 6.2 CD.
> > (How do I keep from entering sysinstall?)
> > b.Setup the new filesystems,
> > c. setup a local network IP and configure a network fileshare client
> > so I can get to the dumps, (this is doable, right?)
> > d. inport the stored data, and configure the machine specific
> > details (hostname, IP etc etc etc),
> > Am I missing antything here?
Might be easier to use g4u http://www.feyrer.de/g4u/
Kenny Dail <kend at amigo.net>
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