tftp-server

Install and manage the TFTP server.

Tasks

Tasks are separated in two different parts:

  • tasks/d-i.yml manages the d-i preesed options for the PXE boot.
  • tasks/webserver.yml configures nginx to server the PXE files.

Available variables

Main variables are:

  • time_zone: The timezone of your machine.
  • domain: The DHCP domain.
  • apt_proxy: Boolean. If true, d-i will use the configured apt proxy for the installation.
  • debian_host: Hostname of the Debian mirror.
  • debian_suites: List of Debian suites to offer for install.
  • ubuntu_host: Hostname of the Ubuntu mirror.
  • ubuntu_suites: List of Ubuntu suites to offer for install.
  • archs: List of archs to offer for install.
  • user_name: The username d-i will use during the installation.
  • user_password_crypted: The user’s password d-i will use during the installation.
  • playbook_repo: Full URL of the ansible git repository to use as late command after the installation.
  • playbook_branch: Branch of said git repository to use.
  • inventory_repo: Full URL of the ansible inventory to use.
  • inventory_repo_dir: Directory in said git repository to use.
  • pxe_timeout: Seconds to wait on the PXE boot menu (see Grub docs for details).
  • vault_pw: Ansible vault password (if necessary).

Other variables used are:

  • skip_unit_test: Used internally by the test suite to disable actions that can’t be performed in the gitlab-ci test runner.