OS Installation For EasyDCIM

v1.3.1

The module is already included in all pricing plans.

Free

OS Installation For EasyDCIM is a module that enables the installation of supported operating systems on the existing EasyDCIM physical server.

You are offered the choice between two submodules: Core Provisioning and NOC-PS. The inbuilt Core Provisioning allows you to install and configure multiple operating systems from the Linux and Windows family - including Debian, Ubuntu, as well as Windows 2008, 2012 and 2016 - on dedicated servers. All processes are completed in a simultaneous and fully automated manner. Additionally, OS Installation For EasyDCIM provides easy integration of system templates that vary depending on the selected submodule.

Bring a wealth of automation into the installation and configuration of operating systems with the free OS Installation For EasyDCIM module.

  • Core Provisioning Module:
  • Install And Configure Multiple OS Automatically
  • Create And Customize Predefined OS Installation Templates
  • Automatic Device Restart Using IPMI And PDU
  • Automatic Installation And Configuration Of DHCP Server Based On Module Configuration
  • Integration With IP Address Management Module
  • Automatic Device Boot Into PXE Mode Using IPMI
  • Automatic Device Restart Using IPMI And PDU
  • Display Of Current Operating System Installation Status
  • Cache System For Installation Templates
  • Record Of Completed Installations Along With Installation Logs
  • iPXE Startup File Placed Automatically In Dedicated Server Memory
  • IPv4 Support
  • Built-in DHCP And TFTP Server
  • Definition Of License Key For Windows
  • Installation And Configuration Of SAMBA Server
  • Automation Of Operating System Installation Process:
  • Downloading System Files
  • Setting System Language
  • Setting Time Zone
  • Creating Standard User Account
  • Setting Password For New User Account
  • Hard Disk Partitioning
  • Setting Root User Password
  • Setting Primary IP Address
  • Setting Additional IP Addresses And Network Interfaces
  • Installation Of Additional System Packages
  • Running Post-installation Scripts
  • Finishing Installation
  • Sending Confirmation Email To Client And Administrator Along With Login Data
  • Supported Linux Operating Systems:
  • CentOS 6 (Latest) [amd64, x86]
  • CentOS 7 (Latest) [amd64]
  • Debian Jessie [amd64]
  • Debian Stretch [amd64]
  • Fedora 27 Server (Latest) [amd64]
  • OpenSuse 42.3 [amd64]
  • Scientific Linux 6 (Latest) [amd64]
  • Scientific Linux 7 (Latest) [amd64]
  • Ubuntu 16.04 LTS [amd64, x86]
  • Ubuntu 18.04 LTS [amd64, x86]
  • Supported Windows Operating Systems:
  • Windows 10 April 2018
  • Windows Server 2016
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Supported Rescue And Utility Systems:
  • SystemRescueCd 5.2.2
  • MemTest86 + 5.01
  • Hiren's BootCD 15.2
  • Clonezilla 2.5.2-31
  • WIPE HARD DRIVE Script
  • Hardware Information
  • Test Connection
  • NOC-PS Provisioning Module:
  • Install And Configure Multiple OS Automatically
  • Install And Configure OS Manually
  • Synchronize Device With IP Address/MAC Address
  • Migrate IP Addresses From EasyDCIM To NOC-PS During OS Installation
  • Select Addons During OS Installation
  • Synchronize Addons From NOC-PS To EasyDCIM
  • Add Missing Devices To NOC-PS Remotely
  • Define Reboot Method Per Device
  • Define Template Used For Automatic OS Reinstallation
  • Wipe Hard Disks Upon Service Termination
  • Send Notifications To Admins
  • Send Email Notifications To Clients
  • Test Connection
  • Enable/Disable Specific Submodules
  • Create Own Submodules
  • Manage OS Templates:
  • Add/Edit/Delete Templates
  • Define Template For Chosen Connection
  • Synchronize Templates

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Version 1.3.1

Aug 2nd, 2018

New Features:

  • <b>[Core Module]</b> - Introduced Windows server support:
  • <span>An additional form that allows automatic preparation of Windows installation templates</span>
  • <span>Automatic ISO image extraction</span>
  • <span>Definition of a license key for Windows</span>
  • <span>Installation and configuration of the SAMBA server</span>
  • <span>Definition of a Windows edition located in ISO image</span>
  • <b>[Jobs]</b> - Added an overview of the current system jobs related to Windows systems:
  • <span>Dynamic updates of a status and the last job message</span>
  • <b>[Windows Systems Support]</b> - Tested Windows distributions:
  • <span>Windows 10 April 2018</span>
  • <span>Windows Server 2016</span>
  • <span>Windows Server 2012 R2</span>
  • <span>Windows Server 2008 R2</span>
  • <b>[Windows Systems Setup]</b> - Automation of Windows configuration during installation:
  • <span>Creating an account named Administrator</span>
  • <span>Setting the password for the Administrator account </span>
  • <span>Setting the language</span>
  • <span>Disk partitioning</span>
  • <span>Setting the primary IP address</span>
  • <span>Setting the additional IP addresses</span>
  • <span>Setting the computer name (hostname)</span>
  • <span>Post-installation scripts</span>
  • <b>[Hardware Information]</b> - Added a new template that collects such server information as model, processor, RAM memory, and disc size

Improvements:

  • <b>[Bootloader]</b> - Altered bootloader, added support for booting from multiple network interfaces:
  • <b>[Import]:</b>
  • <span>Import of metadata values for items</span>
  • <span>Import of positions in rack cabinets</span>
  • <b>[IPAM]</b> - Searching for a gateway and nameservers automatically in all subnets of the system

Bug Fixes:

  • <b>[Downloader]</b> - Increased time limit for downloading large system files
  • <b>[Network Interfaces]</b> - Adjusted setting of network interfaces for CentOS 6 and 7

Version 1.3.0

Jun 14th, 2018

New Features:

  • <b>[Core Module]</b> - Added built-in operating system installer:
  • <span>Automatic installation and configuration of the DHCP server based on the module configuration</span>
  • <span>Integration with the IP Address Management module</span>
  • <span>Automatic device boot into PXE mode using IPMI</span>
  • <span>Automatic device restart using IPMI and PDU</span>
  • <span>Display of the current operating system installation status</span>
  • <span>Cache system for installation templates</span>
  • <span>Record of completed installations along with installation logs</span>
  • <span>iPXE startup file placed automatically in the dedicated server memory</span>
  • <span>Subnetworks support for IPv4</span>
  • <span>Built-in DHCP and TFTP server</span>
  • <b>[Automation]</b> - Streamlined automation of the operating system installation process:
  • <span>Downloading system files</span>
  • <span>Setting system language</span>
  • <span>Setting time zone</span>
  • <span>Creating standard user account</span>
  • <span>Setting password for new user account</span>
  • <span>Hard disk partitioning</span>
  • <span>Setting root user password</span>
  • <span>Setting main IP address</span>
  • <span>Setting additional IP addresses and network interfaces</span>
  • <span>Installation of additional system packages</span>
  • <span>Running post-installation scripts</span>
  • <span>Finishing installation</span>
  • <span>Sending confirmation email to client and administrator along with login data</span>
  • <b>[Operating Systems]:</b>
  • <span>CentOS 6 (latest) [amd64, x86]</span>
  • <span>CentOS 7 (latest) [amd64]</span>
  • <span>Debian Jessie [amd64]</span>
  • <span>Debian Stretch [amd64]</span>
  • <span>Fedora 27 Server (latest) [amd64]</span>
  • <span>OpenSuse 42.3 [amd64]</span>
  • <span>Scientific Linux 6 (latest) [amd64]</span>
  • <span>Scientific Linux 7 (latest) [amd64]</span>
  • <span>Ubuntu 16.04 LTS [amd64, x86]</span>
  • <span>Ubuntu 18.04 LTS [amd64, x86]</span>
  • <b>[Rescue and Utility Systems]:</b>
  • <span>SystemRescueCd 5.2.2 - A Gentoo-based live CD distribution for system repairing and data recovery</span>
  • <span>Memtest86 + 5.01 - Diagnostic tools for verifying the correct RAM operation</span>
  • <span>Hiren's BootCD 15.2 - A package of special programs for diagnosis, repair, disks, optimization and anti-virus protection</span>
  • <span>Clonezilla 2.5.2-31 - Software designed for creating, playing and cloning computer disks</span>
  • <span>WIPE HARD DRIVE - Hard drive cleanup script</span>

Version 1.2.0

Nov 6th, 2017

New Features:

  • <b>[OS Addons Templates]</b> - Added option to select installation addons such as disklayout, post installation, firstboot and packages during the installation of an operating system
  • <b>[OS Addons Synchronizations]</b> - Added feature to synchronize installation addons from NOC-PS to EasyDCIM

Improvements:

  • <b>[Addons]</b> - Added data filtering to the Addons section
  • <b>[Interface]</b> - Optimizations to assorted aspects of the module‚Äôs appearance

Bug Fixes:

  • <b>[MAC Address]</b> - Corrected automatic deletion of whitespace characters during the edit of a MAC address in a device

Version 1.1.0

Aug 10th, 2017

New Features:

  • OS Templates - Define the template for a particular connection: it is useful when different NOC-PS instances are used for each location because templates can be then synchronized for each NOC-PS instance separately
  • OS Templates Delete All - All OS templates can be now deleted with a single click
  • <b>[NOC-PS]</b> - Synchronize a device with IP address or MAC address
  • <b>[NOC-PS]</b> - Migrate additional IP addresses from EasyDCIM to NOC-PS during the OS installation and remove them upon the cancellation process
  • <b>[NOC-PS]</b> - Define the reboot method for each device instead of employing the same method for all devices
  • <b>[NOC-PS]</b> - Add a device to NOC-PS straight from EasyDCIM if a device does not exist in NOC-PS
  • <b>[NOC-PS]</b> - Define the template used for the automatic system reinstallation on the server
  • <b>[NOC-PS]</b> - Automatically wipe hard disks upon the service termination

Improvements:

  • Enhanced general appearance of the module
  • Interface optimization
  • Filtering of connections and OS templates

Bug Fixes:

  • <b>[NOC-PS]</b> - Automatically update the MAC address if capital letters have been used instead of small ones during the device synchronization
  • <b>[NOC-PS]</b> - Automatic hostname migration during the OS installation

Version 1.0.0

Sep 29th, 2016

Released:

  • Stable Initial Version

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