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Re: Application Deployment- Remote installation

On Thu, 2004-10-21 at 17:58 +0200, Alexander Dalloz wrote:
> Am Do, den 21.10.2004 schrieb Rajiv um 10:45:
> >     Is there any software available for application deployment. I would like to install packages from one
> > machine to all machines. I would like to do remote installation without being asked for password of the
> > other machine.
> > Rajiv
> Not that hard to do this yourself with 30 minutes scripting. Have the
> SSH daemon running on each client machine and setup SSH login using keys
> (the passphrase issue can easily be handled by using the keychain tool).
> Then from central deployment host login remote as root using SSH (all
> from script; of course secure everything as much as you can) and run
> either rpm directly with maybe parameter -F and pointing to a directory
> where the RPMs are which you want to deploy, or use yum and let it run
> against an internal yum repository.
> Alexander

Rajiv -

I wrote an article for Intel a few years back about how to do this.
Have a look at:


For some ideas.  It's a bit dated (RH9 era) but it should at least give
you a starting point.


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