Installing New Server in Cluster

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Hardware Installation

Linux Installation

Setup Puppet

Register Machine on Foreman

Create New Host on Foreman. It is a good to look at an another existing host for reference.

  1. Under Host: pick "Bare Metal", which represents physical server, on "Deploy on."
  2. Puppet Classes: choose sssd, sssd::config
  3. Interface: click "Edit"
    1. The private IP address listed is automatically assign to the host by Foreman. To make sure it is not taken, do nslookup on the ip address.
    2. Enter the MAC address (Fixed address of the machine) which can be found on machine's motherboard.
    3. Enter "eth0" for Identifier
    4. Uncheck Virtual NIC because the machine is a physical server
  4. Operating System
    1. Choose x84_64 for Architecture
    2. Change Operating system to the correct one installed on the machine
    3. Uncheck Build mode
    4. Enter the combination for Root Password
    5. Click Resolve in Provision Templates
  5. Parameters

Click "Override" on variant and enter "Cluster" in Value at the bottom

  1. Additional Information

Comment in "nfs-server"

Assigning Network Switches

  1. Login to Cluster 0 as root
  1. Login to switch-3-1 as admin (How do you know what switch and login info again???)
$[root@sgehead1 ~]# telnet switch-3-1 <- will prompt you to Switch's login console
login as admin....
  1. Get Suitable Ports for Public and Private addresses

The console on Switch is different from Linux. Cmd + ? or Ctrl + ? for the HELP menu

$ switch-3-1#  menu <- will take you to the Main Menu TELNET - MANAGER MODE
Choose Port Status and write down a list of untrunked ports(those without the -Trk in the name) with Status = Down for later user. Learn more
To view a list of VLAN, Main Menu > VLAN Menu > VLAN ID
Port Assignment

Mounting machine to cluster