Cloning Linux Systems With CloneZilla Server Edition (CloneZilla SE) - Page 2

Select the action when the client finishes cloning (I want to shut down the client after the image has been created, so I select -p poweroff):

Press ENTER again on the next two screens to accept the default values:

Press ENTER again:

The server is now ready. Now start the client system that you want to clone. It is important that you boot it from the network (via PXE) - you might have to adjust the boot order in the client's BIOS so that it boots via PXE:

After you've configured the client to boot from the network, you should see a DRBL boot menu. Select Clonezilla: save disk (choose later) as image (choose later):

Next provide a name for the image (or accept the default value):

Select the source hard drive:

Afterwards, the image is being created and transferred to the CloneZilla server:

Then the CloneZilla server is notified that the image creation process has finished...

... and the client system is shut down (or rebooted - that depends on the action you've chosen on the server):

That's it, we now have an image of our Linux system that we can clone to other systems.

Falko Timme

About Falko Timme

Falko Timme is an experienced Linux administrator and founder of Timme Hosting, a leading nginx business hosting company in Germany. He is one of the most active authors on HowtoForge since 2005 and one of the core developers of ISPConfig since 2000. He has also contributed to the O'Reilly book "Linux System Administration".

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