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Cobbler Reviews

Cobbler is a Linux installation server that allows for rapid setup of network installation...

Social recommendations and mentions

We have tracked the following product recommendations or mentions on Reddit and HackerNews. They can help you see what people think about Cobbler and what they use it for.
  • Deploy Linux Workstations
    Take a look at Cobbler. I've used it for quite a few years & love it. It supports both preseed & kickstart. - Source: Reddit / 3 months ago
  • [HELP] PXE Boot without data loss
    I haven't setup a PXE server in a long time. There are management tools like MaaS, Collins, Cobbler, etc that deal with the provisioning of systems. - Source: Reddit / 4 months ago
  • Recommendations to help these fit?
    For users and enthusiasts of the Cobbler System - Source: Reddit / 7 months ago
  • Network Booting 400+ Pi4b's from a Windows 10 Enterprise Workstation
    If you built a Linux Cobbler server you can do this all. - Source: Reddit / 8 months ago
  • Can I get some feedback for my strategy to restore my servers in worst case scenario?
    Individual machines should be bootstraped via PXE. You can use a system like MAAS, Cobbler, Foreman, Collins, etc. - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • Network Engineer Learn Ansible
    This sounds like you built Cobbler in Ansible :). - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • Create silent install USB stick for refurnished Laptops
    This one turns up in a quick google visit: FAI or Cobbler. - Source: Reddit / almost 2 years ago
  • We Decided for and Against Ubuntu Core
    I did this for a few years with cobbler ( cobbler, pxe, bootp, tftp, ansible and friends pretty much solve this problem. In fact, if you know the mac addresses (or ranges) you can fairly easily designate groups of machines, roles, and the like. Years ago I did this to "rapidly" provision a couple of thousand machines we bought for the stock exchange. You can do most of your testing... - Source: Hacker News / about 2 years ago
  • netbootd: automate OS provisioning (PXE booting), DHCP, TFTP, HTTP server
    It's been done before but I never felt satisfied with existing solutions. I know Foreman (Ruby), Cobbler (Python), Digital Rebar (Go, not open source) . With the exception of the last one, they are orchestrators for external DHCP, TFTP, HTTP servers, which means you run tons of different software. - Source: Reddit / about 2 years ago

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