Tutorials

These straightforward tutorials will help you getting started. For more detailed documentation, please visit the Stacki Wiki on GitHub or the Stacki Google Group.

The Basics of Networking

Stacki-The-Basics-of-Networking-Tutorial-thmb Creating networks in the Stacki server, and adding NICs to backend servers that make use of those networks. Read more

Automate With Spreadsheets

Stacki-Automate-with-Spreadsheets-Tutorial-thmb Stacki takes advantage of CSV-formatted files that tell the Stacki server about your backend servers, giving Stacki the information it needs to perform the installations. Read more

Disable Firewall

Stacki-Disabling-Firewall-Tutorial-thmb Stacki installs a host firewall on each backend server, and configures the firewall to allow traffic on the private subnet. Read more

Stacki Networking Tutorial Part 2

Stacki_Networking_Tutorial_Part_2 There is a lot in Stacki to deal with the networking component of servers. This tutorial is aimed at covering some of those additional bits. Read more

Working With Attributes

Stacki Tutorial #5: Working With Attributes Using Stacki to install many servers is as easy as installing Stacki on one of the servers. We’ll cover Attributes that allows massive customization of server installations. Read more

Server Management With Remove

Stacki Featured Overview Parallel Installation Routes and even hosts come and go in the network, and whatever management systems are in use need to be able to incorporate these changes. Read more

Stacki Tutorial for Puppet

Stacki_Networking_Tutorial_Part_2 Stacki can be used with any configurations management tool. This tutorial goes over the basics of installing clusters with Stacki & Puppet. Read more

Stacki Install

Stacki_Instal_Tutorial_8 At user request, we are taking a step back and presenting this short tutorial showing how to initially install and configure the Stacki server. This tutorial shows how fast Stacki can be configured in any given environment. Read more

Stacki Functionality: Stacki Parallel Installer

Stacki_Instal_Tutorial_8 In this tutorial, we explain one of the ways that Stacki manages to be the fastest bare metal installation tool available by covering our massively parallel installer. Read more
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