Creating deployment rules

Deployment rules are used to link the image profiles to hosts and VIBs defined in a specific image profile. To make an image profile available to hosts, VIBs are copied to the Auto Deploy server to be accessible from hosts.

To start provisioning hosts through Auto Deploy, you should define a deployment rule to apply. To create a new deployment rule, proceed with these steps:

  1. Select the Deploy Rules tab and click on the New Deploy Rule icon. Enter a name in the Name field and specify to which hosts the rule should apply. If you want to apply the rule only to specific hosts, select one or more patterns that the hosts should match. In the example, we want to install the host with the IP address 172.16.1.253, previously ...

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