Planning for summer work/next school year

Rippl, Steve rippls at
Mon Aug 1 17:45:07 UTC 2011

We manage both thin-client servers and stand alone clients using puppet.  We
don't "clone" images, just do base installs and then apply the appropriate
configuration.  Works well, we can have new machines up in pretty short
order with configuration we know is good etc etc.

On Sat, Jul 23, 2011 at 5:20 PM, G. T. Stresen-Reuter <
tedmasterweb at> wrote:

> This document is incredibly useful. Thank you so much for sharing. I think
> it underlines just how difficult implementing this technology can be -
> people often think it is as easy as installing from a CD... And you didn't
> go into any detail on user or group management...
> And a final question for the group: can the server be managed using
> "puppet"? Any experiences using puppet to manage an LTSP server?
> Thanks again for the excellent insight into what is required (and your
> approach - e.g. setting up at home and recreating in actual lab).
> Sincerely,
> Ted Stresen-Reuter
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Steve Rippl
Technology Director
Woodland Public Schools
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