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Force a component method call lcfg ngeneric provides a facility for `prodding` a component and forcing it to call a method in a one off fashion. There are times,...
File/Directory Access IO::File should be used to read and write files IO::Dir should be used to read directories Perl Tidy This is the proposed coding...
LCFG Package Updates The packages which get installed onto a machine are listed in the profile.packages resource. This resource can contain specifications for particular...
PAM resources for sudo The lcfg pam component specifies a resource isa serviceName for each service. That resource sets the default values for a PAM service. Having...
New versions of the ngeneric component (Shell and Perl) can read resource values from a local `override` file and these values will override any other values for the...
Optional Packages from the Main Distribution Repository There are now two new ways of adding optional software packages in LCFG. Both are clearer and simpler to use...
Getting Started with OpenAFS LCFG Before getting started, if you already have the LCFG openafs component installed on the machines you will be using for the AFS...
OM Changes Some work was recently carried out to extract the environment initialisation code into separate modules. This was primarily done because Informatics use...
Using New Components Once a new component has been created and tested the next stage is to put it into service. This might seem like a fairly trivial final stage that...
LCFG Schemas : Follow the Moose The first thing that anyone reading this should note is, this is not a serious project, this is meant to be fun, interesting and, if...
LCFG Deployers` Monthly Meetings 2015 The meetings are typically held on the first Thursday of each month, starting at 2.15pm in the Informatics Forum room 1.15....
LCFG Deployers` Monthly Meetings The meetings are typically held on the first Thursday of each month, starting at 2.15pm in the Informatics Forum room 1.15. Notes...
LCFG Deployers` Monthly Meetings The meetings are held at 2.15pm in Informatics Forum 1.15. Notes after the meetings are added in italic to the agenda items....
Here is an example of how to configure the mock component. This creates a number of mock chroot configurations for each platform with different sets of repositories...
Miscellaneous component tips Spanning maps and huge numbers of resources It`s possible, when using spanning maps, to end up with a component with more resources...
LCFG Users Meeting `Using LCFG Today and Beyond` Friday 28th November 2008 Introduction Sponsored by the ITPF, this event showcases examples of using LCFG...
LCFG for Mac This topic currently needs updating; information in it may be wrong. Obtaining and Running MacLCFG This document tells you how to obtain and configure...
The ngeneric framework supports logging through syslog in addition to the usual log files. See lcfg ngeneric(8) for details. To activate it simply set the ng...
Loading LCFG Resources It is occasionally necessary to read the values of LCFG resources from scripts which are not LCFG components. The way in which this is done...
Creating skeleton code for new LCFG components The lcfg skeleton scripts asks a few interactive questions and creates a directory populated with skeleton files...
Packages RPM http://upload.packages.lcfg.ucs.ed.ac.uk/pkgs/devolved/world/sl5 64/rpms/lcfg libvirt 0.1.2 1.noarch.rpm SRPM http://upload.packages.lcfg.ucs...
Progress on LCFG development since Brainstorming meeting 20/7/07, as of May 2009 Buildtools Stephen has completed a project to produce a new `buildtools` system...
LCFG proposals from Brainstorming meeting 20/7/07 Present Paul Anderson, Kenny MacDonald Stephen Quinney, Alastair Scobie, Simon Wilkinson Server Rewrite What...
LCFG Howto The information formerly in this page can now be found in these other pages instead: DocsForLCFGUsers tips and help with using LCFG. DocsForLCFGServiceAdmin...
Traditionally, when a node profile has compilation errors, all contributions from that node are deleted from all spanning maps. This can be a problem; for example...
Issues with Spanning Map support The LCFG server`s spanning map support has a number of issues. Many of these will require design modifications, or substational code...
Installroot Patches Installroot patches are small pieces of script that can be downloaded from the WWW for local execution. They are usually used to repair problems...
Calling commands at install time Sometimes it is necessary to do a one off command during the install process for a machine. You can do this by through the install...
Install time contexts install context There is an install context which is set for the majority of the installroot process; you can identify when it is unset...
Proposal to Restructure the LCFG headers Note that this proposal only relates to the lcfg level headers, it does not make any recommendations regarding the ed, dice...
Glossary of LCFG Terminology $ source profile : the per machine file $ header file : something $ schema file : something StephenQuinney 31 May...
This page lists ideas for future development of the LCFG platform. Note that this is not in any way an official plan of what is going to happen to LCFG in the future...
lcfg fstab Package release details for current stable version under http://www.lcfg.org/pkgdoc/sl6/i386/lcfg fstab/ SL6 Package Changelog Component documentation...
lcfg freenx FreeNX is an accelerated Remote X Server to allow real time graphical sessions across slow network connections, suspending and resuming of sessions, and...
Ideas on how to improve the file component Proposals for new features: Proposal Proposer(s) Comments ACLs (e.g. Linux) SELinux chattr...
Attaching a linux box to a SAN It is absolutely essential that all fibre connections are removed from a machine during installation Introduction It is...
Configuring the LCFG fail2ban component Here is the way we use the fail2ban component in Informatics: #define LCFG OPTIONS FAIL2BAN SSH #include fail2ban.ignoreip...
Adding extra methods to a component Occassionally it is necessary to add extra methods to a component beyond the normal start, stop, configure, etc. Below is a simple...
The server automatically generates a special spanning map (ERRORS) showing which nodes have compilation errors. Components can use this for general monitoring purposes...
How to use dumpdeps LCFG users often have to solve problems involving dependencies . It can be useful to find out which files a machine uses, or which machines...
Getting core dumps from a daemon run from a component You will want to set ulimit c unlimited in the component before the daemon is started. You will also need...
Controlling Daemons From lcfg ngeneric version 1.6.0 onwards there is a new Service method interface. This makes it trivial to call an action for a service from...
Introduction C Preprocessor macros are one of the powerful features of LCFG which people have taken advantage of in their own header files. There is almost certainly...
LCFG Client V3 Update During 2012 2013 we put a lot of effort into improving the LCFG client code base. After extensive testing it has now been deployed to all users...
The server caches a lot of information on the status of profile compilations, and the dependencies between files. Occasionally, these caches may be corrupt. Typically...
Handling Build Dependencies The LCFG components typically use CMake to handle the build process. This means there is a build time dependency on CMake. Currently we...
Booting context There is a `booting` context which is set during the boot process, until logins are enabled. This can be used for any resource. It is important to...
Blue Sky Thinking Jot down here your thoughts on what we should be doing to improve LCFG. Subject areas I`d thought that it might be useful to seperate things...
buildtools really does two things: It has some rather horrid makefile targets which are used to aid development of components. It contains some variables...
Using the baseinstall system As part of the development work for SL7 a new baseinstall system was added to the LCFG installer. This new system adds support for running...

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