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Old 03-16-2015, 10:20 PM   #1
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Shell from URLSetup - Kickstart

I am having difficulty with booting a server via kickstart. It gets to the URL Setup stage which then fails to get the image over the network.

Not sure what is going on here but is it possible to get a shell from this step?
Once I could get this I can then troubleshoot some more...
Old 03-16-2015, 10:44 PM   #2
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You said it fails but what is the exact error message that you get? Which distribution you are trying to install? Are you able to access that URL which you have mentioned in the kickstart to pick up the image, I mean are you able to access it from any other machine using a browser?
Old 03-17-2015, 01:25 AM   #3
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Hello, the issue was resolved. It was to do with the underlying network infrastructure than anything Unix related. Specifically it was to do with ESX/Vmware portgroups


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