LISA 2001 Abstract
TemplateTree II: The Post-Installation Setup Tool
Tobias Oetiker, ISG.EE, Swiss Federal Institute of
After installing an OS distribution, a computer is generally not
yet properly adapted to go into production at the local site. Security
policies must be implemented, local services configured, and standard
application settings deployed. Solutions to this problem range from
unpacking a tar archive in the root directory to sophisticated tools
This paper presents TemplateTree II, a highly modular approach for
solving the post-installation problem which uses Cfengine as a
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