How to Configure Kickstart in Red Hat Enterprise linux 7 ?

Posted April 14, 2015 9.1k views
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I have Configure *Kickstart *in Red hat 6 it was successful ; But in Red Hat 7 is making some problem… not working....

There is some changes in Redhat 7 kickstart files..

Can any one Tell what is prerequisites and How to configure it ..
Thank you !!!

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Without more information about the problems you’re running into, it’s hard to answer your question. If you could provide some details, we might be able to help more. That said, you should check out the RHEL 7 documentation, it has a few pointers:

23.3.1. Changes in Kickstart Syntax

While the general principles of Kickstart installations tend to stay the same, the commands and options can change between major releases of Red Hat Enterprise Linux. You can use the ksverdiff command to display the differences between two versions of the Kickstart syntax. This is useful when updating an existing Kickstart file to be used with a new release. To display a list of changes in syntax between Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and 7, use the following command:

$ ksverdiff -f RHEL6 -t RHEL7

  • Hi All,
    this is a good question, i found an article about that that can help :
    if one of you guys can give us something front scratch about the kickstart rhel 7 that will help and save everybody....
    Questions i have : can this included all the software that is needed to be installed, i know the users and passwords, partitions, what about the image, is it on the script that i should run, usually but i found out some of the environment script and the text file (server name has: ip mac....) they run it then thats it wait for 2h done. i need help anderstand the work behind this plz

    thank you in advance. YK .