centeralized server management solutions

Matt Kelly mjkelly at gmail.com
Sat Feb 20 17:03:09 CST 2010


>> You didn't specify what OS'es you deploy, but for Linux/Red Hat-like
>> systems: PXE boot, Kickstart [1], Puppet [2], Bacula [3].
>> PXE/Kickstart/Puppet can be managed with Cobbler [4].  Foreman [5]
>> is an alternative for managing Puppet hosts.


Any options that also handle Windows Server?


--
Matt


On Feb 20, 2010, at 5:48 PM, Brandon Galbraith wrote:

> Sorry for top post, posting from bb.
>
> Spacewalk is the open source upstream of redhat satellite. Can be used
> for installation/provisioning and config management. Ties in well with
> puppet and func.
>
> On 2/20/10, Chuck Anderson <cra at wpi.edu> wrote:
>> On Sat, Feb 20, 2010 at 01:29:38PM -0600, Mehmet Akcin wrote:
>>> Centralized solution and server wont be on the same network , but  
>>> each
>>> will have internet access
>>> Drac cards come with Compact Flash cards
>>> Bandwidth may not be quite fast and latency might be higher when
>>> connecting to the centralized solution.
>>> Monitoring can be apart from the server maintenance solution as I  
>>> already
>>> primarily use cacti/nagios/IMapper.
>>
>> You didn't specify what OS'es you deploy, but for Linux/Red Hat-like
>> systems: PXE boot, Kickstart [1], Puppet [2], Bacula [3].
>> PXE/Kickstart/Puppet can be managed with Cobbler [4].  Foreman [5]
>> is an alternative for managing Puppet hosts.
>>
>> [1]
>> http://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/enterprise/RHEL-5-manual/Installation_Guide-en-US/pt-install-advanced-deployment.html
>>
>> [2] http://reductivelabs.com/products/puppet/
>>
>> [3] http://www.bacula.org/en/
>>
>> [4] https://fedorahosted.org/cobbler/
>>
>> [5] http://theforeman.org/
>>
>>
>
>
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