2.5. Setting Up an HTTP Server¶
Now that you have set up the TFTP and DHCP servers, you need to make the Acronis Storage distribution files available for installation over the network. To do this:
Set up an HTTP server. You can also use an existing HTTP server, if you have one.
Copy the contents of your Acronis Storage installation DVD to some directory on the HTTP server (e.g.,
On the PXE server, open the
/tftpboot/pxelinux.cfg/defaultfile for editing, and specify the path to the Acronis Storage installation files on the HTTP server.
For EFI-based systems, the file you need to edit has the name of
Assuming that you have the installation files in the
/var/www/html/astordirectory on the HTTP server with the IP address of 126.96.36.199 and the
DocumentRootdirectory is set to
/var/www/html, you can add the following option to the
appendline of the
defaultfile to make the Acronis Storage files accessible over HTTP:
So your default file should look similar to the following:
default menu.c32 prompt 0 timeout 100 ontimeout ASTOR menu title Boot Menu label ASTOR menu label Install kernel vmlinuz append initrd=initrd.img ip=dhcp inst.repo=http://188.8.131.52/astor