[CentOS] Virtual appliance - initial setup

Deyan Stoykov dstoykov at uni-ruse.bg
Fri Aug 3 04:22:11 EDT 2012

Dear everyone,

I'm creating a virtual appliance based on CentOS 6.3 that will be 
packaged as OVF. Is anyone aware of an existing solution for 
post-deployment configuration (hostname, network settings and root 
password as a minimum) other than editing config files by hand - I'd 
like the process to be more user friendly than that if possible. Ideally 
it should be hypervisor-independent. It seems that anaconda can only be 
used during initial setup.


Deyan Stoykov, dstoykov at uni-ruse.bg
System administrator
Computing and Information Services Center
University of Ruse

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