Deploy FreeBSD, OpenBSD, NetBSD, etc. to Linode unattended in minutes
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linode_deploy_experimental
LICENSE.txt
MANIFEST.in
README.md
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README.md

Installation

First, create an API key.

Then, grab the script and its dependencies:

$ pip3 install linode_deploy_experimental

NOTE: some distributions may require you to explicitly install the TCL expect program.

Set LINODE_APIV3_KEY in your .bashrc or .profile so you don't need to specify it each time you run the script.

Usage:

$ linode_deploy_experimental --help
usage: linode_deploy_experimental [-h] [--api_key API_KEY] [-b] [-n] [-d]
                                  image

positional arguments:
  image                 must supply an image. Options are [freebsd-11-0,
                        openbsd-6-0, netbsd-7-1, centos-7-0]

optional arguments:
  -h, --help            show this help message and exit
  --api_key API_KEY     your APIv3 key must be supplied.
  -b, --boot-immediately
                        Boots immediately into the image after install with an
                        unsafe password
  -n, --no-cleanup      Prevent temporary disks and configs from being deleted
  -d, --delete-on-failure
                        Automatically deletes the created Linode on script
                        failure

Example:

$ linode_deploy_experimental freebsd-11-0 -bd --api_key $(cat ~/.linode_v3.token)

Supported images:

  • freebsd-11-0 (ufs)
  • openbsd-6-0
  • netbsd-7-1
  • centos-7-0 (xfs)