How to install a node for the certification Testbed.

First Step Install

Using the install.sh script in the /afs/cern.ch/project/gd/yaim-server/ and use the cluster configuration name certif. If you don't have access and you should contact Louis.Poncet@cernNOSPAMPLEASE.ch.

# ./install.sh HOSTNAME certif

At this step the kickstart central service is ready to install your machine BUT you need to wait the synchronisation of the various NFS server. So wait around 15 minutes then reboot your node.

Then you have to wait the end of the installation a little while loop (in shell) like this one can help you :

# while [ 1 ] ; do ssh HOSTNAME || sleep 60 ; done

When the prompt appear your node is install.

Second Step post-install

Then you need to run the post install script in /afs/cern.ch/project/gd/yaim-server/.

# ./post-install HOSTNAME certif

The node will reboot if a kernel upgrade is require. To finnish we have to configure and install AFS properly, and configure the users from the team who need access.

Third Step AFS configuration

# ./add-afs HOSTNAME certif

It will add afs and conf user.

This procedure is dependant to central services so if you see error during install.sh try to contact :

Louis.Poncet@cernNOSPAMPLEASE.ch Oliver.Keeble@cernNOSPAMPLEASE.ch

-- LouisPoncet - 06 Apr 2006

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