On 04/23/2013 06:47 PM, Brent Clark wrote: > Question, > > Using ESXi to run many virtual servers in my environment. Sometimes > its necessary to "clone" a server to a new name to have a copy of it. > If the server is a IPA member, so will be the clone (?) until the > clones hostname changes. > > I have done some looking around and I haven't found a solution to the > issue that comes up in this situation. I don't want to remove the > original host entry from IPA, but I do need to "uninstall" the > configuration from the cloned server before I can add it back to IPA > under its new hostname. > > Is there a way to accomplish this, or do I have to remove the original > server from IPA, uninstall off the original and clone, then add each > back into IPA?
I think you can: 1) Create new host entry 2) Clone the system 3) uninstall the client on the cloned server being offline 4) install client on the cloned server being online Step 1) can be placed anywhere in the sequence before step 4. Other steps are sequential. That should preserve the original VM but create a new one properly configured. HTH > > Thanks for all your help. > > -- > Brent S. Clark > > This email and any files transmitted with it are confidential and intended > solely for the use of the individual or entity to whom they are addressed. > If you have received this email in error please notify the sender. > Please note that any views or opinions presented in this email are solely > those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of the company. > Finally, the recipient should check this email and any attachments for the > presence of viruses. > The company accepts no liability for any damage caused by any virus > transmitted by this email. > > > > > _______________________________________________ > Freeipa-users mailing list > Freeipafirstname.lastname@example.org > https://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/freeipa-users > > -- Thank you, Dmitri Pal Sr. Engineering Manager for IdM portfolio Red Hat Inc. ------------------------------- Looking to carve out IT costs? www.redhat.com/carveoutcosts/
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