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CentOS Template for Server Builds

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http://serverfault.com – I am working on building a new virtual machine with CentOS installed on it. It takes a lot of time to setup and build servers to include all of the hardening steps, service changes, custom monitoring scripts, etc. To this end, I was curious if there was a way to define a template of the base server install that could be used to spin off copies of other servers of the same type? Additionally, if I can a core server template, is there a way to say add the configuration pieces for a web server or a database server and build that new server such that you would have core template + database temp (HowTos)