Proxy configuration (apt) during client installation
lange at informatik.uni-koeln.de
Sun Nov 16 14:09:11 CET 2014
>>>>> On Sun, 16 Nov 2014 13:48:00 +0100, Christian Meyer <c2h5oh at web.de> said:
> is it possible to configure an apt proxy during client installation?
yes this is possible. If you install a new machine (no matter if it
becomes the server or a client) a hook is called:
Inside this script the variable $APTPROXY is used (which can be set in
class/*.var) for setting up the proxy inside /target.
> - FAIs Server class can be configured via
> FAI-CONFIG/files/etc/apt/apt.conf/00proxy/SERVER but that is for the
> real system - not for the initial installation.
> Is there a way to change the NFSROOT/etc/apt/apt.conf.d/00proxy (which
> lives on FAI-CD) during initial CD installation of the server?
Yes, set $APTPROXY in you ocnfig space in class/*.var. Then is will be
used during installation. You may want to remove
$target/etc/apt/apt.conf.d/02proxy at the end of the installation.
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