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* [[helper scripts]] - add-on scripts that help using FAI
 
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* [[user FAQ]] (from questions in the mailing list and on IRC #fai)
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Latest revision as of 23:28, 30 January 2019

This is a public wiki for users and developers of FAI.

About FAI

FAI is a tool for fully automatic installation of Debian and other Linux Distributions via network, custom install CD, or into a chroot environment.

FAI works script-based as opposed to full image based - so it is very flexible, and can be used to install very heterogeneous infrastructures. It uses a class-based system (think of classes as system types that can be combined with each other, as long as they are not technically conflicting) to define configurations in some simple textfiles.

It is also used to update running systems without completely reinstalling them with the softupdate functionality - so you have one single point of configuration for installation and updates.

Getting started


Documentation and examples

Official - from the FAI developer team

FAI in the real world

User contributed in this wiki


Wiki Information