[CentOS] ssh and dd

Sat Jul 24 01:32:56 UTC 2010
Jim Wildman <jim at rossberry.com>

YOu can ssh to it and mount an iso from a web server as well.

On Fri, 23 Jul 2010, Ross Walker wrote:

> On Jul 23, 2010, at 6:27 PM, "Joseph L. Casale" <jcasale at activenetwerx.com> wrote:
>> Tonight I have to boot a diskless server with iLO and dd a remote image available by ssh
>> onto a usb key. As there is no local place to store the image, whats the most efficient
>> cmd to push the image from the remote server using ssh into the local pipe pushing out
>> to `dd of=/dev/sdx`?
>> Would a remote execution of `dd if=/dev/sdx` be the best over ssh? I suppose I could use
>> nc and do away with ssh, is that in the CentOS rescue mode?
> How about remote cpio?
> -Ross
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