Is it possible to retrieve the kickstart file from secured ftp server?

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Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7.0

Issue

  • Is it possible to retrieve the kickstart file from secured ftp server?

Resolution

  • It's possible to retrieve the kickstart file from the secured ftp server with the following anaconda boot parameter.
ks=ftp://<username>:<password>/path/to/URL/ks.cfg
  • If it does not work, insert additional /, see FTP URL format (in detail: 2.5. Interpreting a FTP URL).
ks=ftp://<username>:<password>//path/to/URL/ks.cfg
  • You can test the kickstart file retrieval by:
~]$ curl -vvv  ftp://<username>:<password>//path/to/URL/ks.cfg

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