|The Linux kickstart file is a simple text file, containing a list of items, each identified by a keyword. You can create it by using the Kickstart Configurator application, or writing it from scratch. Linux RHEL / CentOS / Fedora installation program also creates a sample kickstart file based on the options that you selected during installation. It is written to the file /root/anaconda-ks.cfg.|
|To install Linux Kickstart Configurator application,|
|# yum install system-config-kickstart -y|
|Image 1: In Basic Configurator, select Default Language, Keyboard type, Time Zone, Root Password and more options as below,|
Image 2: Installation Method, Select Installation method and Installation Source.
Image 3: Boot Loader Options, Enter GRUB related information,
Image 4: Partition Information, Create required new partitions by clicking on Add button,
Image 5: Network Configuration, edit IP related information,
Image 6: Authentication, if you want to enable NIS, LDAP authentication, select appropriate option.
Image 7: Firewall Configuration, edit firewall and SELinux configuration,
Image 8: Display Configuration, edit Display configuration here,
Image 9: Package Selection, Select all packages you want to install,
Image 10: Pre-Installation Script, if you want to run some script before installation, enter here.
Image 11: Post-Installation Script, same as above but, if you want to run some script after Installation, paste here.