34.3. Adding PXE Hosts
Figure 34.1. Add Hosts
Figure 34.2. Add a Host
- Hostname or IP Address/Subnet — The IP address, fully qualified hostname, or a subnet of systems that should be allowed to connect to the PXE server for installations.
ImportantOnly enter a single IP address. anaconda will not use multiple addresses.
- Operating System — The operating system identifier to install on this client. The list is populated from the network install instances created from the Network Installation Dialog.
- Serial Console — This option allows use of a serial console.
- Kickstart File — The location of a kickstart file to use, such as
http://server.example.com/kickstart/ks.cfg. This file can be created with the Kickstart Configurator. Refer to Chapter 32, Kickstart Configurator for details.
34.3.1. Command Line Configuration
pxebootutility, a part of the
system-config-netbootpackage, can be used to add hosts which are allowed to connect to the PXE server:
pxeboot -a -K <kickstart> -O <os-identifier> -r <value> <host>
-a— Specifies that a host is to be added.
-K<kickstart> — The location of the kickstart file, if available.
-O<os-identifier> — Specifies the operating system identifier as defined in Section 34.2, “PXE Boot Configuration”.
-r<value> — Specifies the ram disk size.
- <host> — Specifies the IP address or hostname of the host to add.
pxebootcommand, refer to the