[Server-devel] Nepal XS deployment

Martin Langhoff martin.langhoff at gmail.com
Sat Oct 4 22:06:23 EDT 2008

On Sat, Oct 4, 2008 at 5:20 PM, Tony Anderson <tony_anderson at usa.net> wrote:
> Most USB drives are not bootable. This requires:
> parted /dev/sdb
> toggle 1 boot
> quit

Yes. livecd-to-iso automates most of this

> The three remaining (big) steps are:
> 1. Add Dansguardian
> 2. Add Moodle
> 3. Develop custom install script which accepts the school name and the
> server ip address and completes the configuration of the server
> automatically.

We are going for kickstart files for automation. That is already in
place - and well supported - in xs-0.5


> For example, use two XOs to verify ejabberd
> functionality. Use browse to verify that the schoolserver link delivers
> the Moodle (site) home page. Use browse to verify internet connectivity.
> Try to access a 'forbidden' site to verify Dansguardian is working. In
> short, a checklist of simple tests to verify server functions.

Worthtwhile idea, right now we have too many things changing, but
that'd be something for a 0.9/1.0 release.


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