If you're using the Jang book, I'd suggest doing it the way he mentions, putting the file into /var/pub and running vsftp. Quick and easy. Your post got me curious, and I fou... [by scottro]
Hi, I'm following the study guide for Michael Jang's new RHCSA practical exam questions book. The first bit is to set up vsftpd to share an anaconda ks file to one of the other VMs. It specifically mentions only using the default vsftpd config file without modification which should allow anonymous downloads by default.
So basically I modified an installation iso file. To be specific I added a kickstart file to it to automate the installation of ubuntu 14.04.1 i386, I modified the isolinux/txt.cfg file to make it use the kickstart file.
Now, to test the installation-script I started a virtual machine and booted the disc image. A lot of text popped up, checking the state of the machine.
I have a virtual linux machine running my spam software. I need a file from that virtual machine. I want it copied to my local computer. I am using putty from my local PC to access the virtual linux box. I can change to the directory /var/support and I can see the file using ls. I just don't know how to get that file to my local computer.
After managing to get a Fedora ISO to rebuild successfully (for a USB stick) after adding a kickstart file (http://serverfault.com/questions/548405/), I now have an issue with locating the kickstart file on the USB media.
When this is done from a CDROM you can simply kickckstart by adding this parameter to boot:
This will kickstart (providing the kickstart file is named ks.cfg a