Around XiVO - describe industrial installation process

Posted on 6 January 2012 in General by atarakt * Tagged with PXE

There are four possibilities to install Xivo software :

  • By hand ;)
  • Using an installation script (only for gallifrey and skaro-dev at the moment)
  • Using an installation cd (available on
  • Using pxe
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We use pxe for our installations.It is easier, we boot our client on pxe, the rest of the installation process is automatic

We have 3 sites, 2 in France and 1 in Canada. The easier way for us is to centralize pxe configuration.

Here is our architecture :


You can find debian pxe documentation on, however you can find a lot of online (possibly outdated) documentation.

You may find our pxe configuration on our git repositories :

I will fully explain our configuration in futures posts