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OPS235 Lab 2

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Part 3: Installing from a Network using a Kickstart File
# Create the VM (called '''centos3''')
# During the install, copy the network URL, then click the '''URL options''' to expand the '''kernel options''' input textbox. Type the following in the kernel options textbox:<br>'''<span style="color:#336699;font-weight:bold">ks=</span>http://matrix.senecac.on.ca/~andrew.smith/ops235/centos7-kickstart-v01.cfg''' and then click the '''forward''' button to proceed. Make certain to select the correct Memory Size and Disk Space size shown in the VM Details above
#Make certain to enter the name: '''centos3''', <u>AND</u> then select the option: '''Customize configuration before install''', and select '''Copy Host CPU Configuration''', click '''Apply''', and then click '''Begin Installation'''.
# Observe the installation. How is it different from booting from a downloaded image?
# Record the time taken to install, and compare this to the time taken by the previous installations.<br><br>If the during the installation, you see the message at the bottom '''Pane is Dead''', click the '''Virtual Machine''' menu at the top, select '''Shut Down''' -> '''Force Off''', '''right-click''' on '''centos3''' in the ''virtual manager'' window and select '''Delete'''. Redo the VM setup for a new instance of the ''centos3'' VM.<br><br>
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