CHESS System Deployment
In CHESS, the fast integrated deployment system can help the administrators to quickly and easily deploy operating system (OS) and software for cluster nodes. In a standard setting, after MAC address collection and IP planning are done, CHESS will complete system installation and configuration for 64 nodes in 60 minutes.
Based on the combination of software and hardware, CHESS deployment system can complete the operating system, software installation for the entire cluster or one node and unified network configuration and service configuration for the entire cluster, through a console node with pre-installed OS.
CHESS deployment system can be flexibly configured according to users’ requirement, for example:
- OS version selection, installation content, and installation sequence
- Hard disk partition, size, and type of file system
- Network IP address setting, and NIC bonding
- Host name analysis methods are flexible. A host name can be a combination of any letters, specific symbols and any numeric characters that meet the specification