Kickstart options

Even though your kickstart file may include any of the standard options, it is recommended to only use the ones listed in this section. They are mandatory and must be included in your kickstart file.

auth --enableshadow --passalgo=sha512
Specifies authentication options for the Virtuozzo Hybrid Infrastructure physical server.
autopart --type=lvm

Automatically partitions the system disk, which is sda. This option must follow clearpart --all.

Other disks will be partitioned automatically during cluster creation.

Specifies how the boot loader should be installed.
clearpart --all

Removes all partitions from all recognized disks.

This option will destroy data on all the disks that the installer can reach!

keyboard <layout>
Sets the system keyboard type.
lang <lang>
Sets the language to use during installation and the default language to use on the installed system.
Creates a logical volume for a Logical Volume Management (LVM) group.
network <options>
Configures network devices and creates bonds and VLANs.
Creates a software RAID volume.

Creates a partition on the server.

The size of the /boot partition must be at least 1 GB.

rootpw --iscrypted <passwd>
Sets the root password for the server. The value is your password’s hash obtained with the algorithm specified in the --passalgo parameter. For example, to create a SHA-512 hash of your password, run python -c 'import crypt; print(crypt.crypt("yourpassword"))'.
selinux --disabled
Disables SElinux, because it prevents virtualization from working correctly.
services --enabled="chronyd"
Enables time synchronization via NTP.
timezone <timezone>
Sets the system time zone. For a list of time zones, run timedatectl list-timezones.
Creates a Logical Volume Management (LVM) group.

Initializes disks with invalid partition tables.

This option will destroy data on all the disks that the installer can reach!