[Server-devel] pushing activities to XOs

Sameer Verma sverma at sfsu.edu
Wed Sep 5 18:46:40 EDT 2012

On Wed, Sep 5, 2012 at 9:28 AM, Daniel Drake <dsd at laptop.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 5, 2012 at 9:46 AM, Sameer Verma <sverma at sfsu.edu> wrote:
>> Jerry,
>> I had to manually add "http://schoolserver/activities" to the "Group"
>> under "Software Update" in the Control Panel. Then, when I run the
>> update, it pings the XS and grabs new activities. Is this expected
>> behavior?
> Yes. For a deployment you would use olpc-os-builder to preset that address.
> And yes, there is a missing link in that this currently must be
> user-invoked; theres no fully automated way of pushing activities yet.
> I hope to be a part of solving that in a future release cycle.

OK. It seems the xs-rsync would be a way to do this, but from the docs
it looks like its set up only to push the OS image.


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