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Re: [virt-tools-list] Error downloading kickstart file from https location



On 08/27/2012 09:47 AM, Paul Maunders wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> I'm trying to use virt-install to perform a network installation with
> a secure https kickstart file hosted on github, but the installation
> returns an error saying "Unable to download the kickstart file". The
> install works fine if I use a http insecure location.
> 
> The exact command I'm running is as follows:
> 
> virt-install \
> --name "centos-latest-gpt-basic" \
> --ram 1024 \
> --nographics \
> --os-type=linux \
> --os-variant=rhel6 \
> --location=http://mirror.catn.com/pub/centos/6/os/x86_64 \
> --extra-args="ks=https://raw.github.com/fubralimited/CentOS-KVM-Image-Tools/master/kickstarts/centos-latest-gpt-basic.ks
> text console=tty0 utf8 console=ttyS0,115200" \
> --disk path=/var/lib/libvirt/images/centos-latest-gpt-basic.img,size=10,bus=virtio,format=qcow2
> 
> Do you know if https kickstarts are supported?
> 

This is up to anaconda, the installer. I googled a bit but didn't find
anything definitive, the docs only explicitly mention http, ftp, and nfs so
you might be out of luck.

Maybe try one of the lists here:

http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Anaconda#Mailing_Lists

- Cole



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