Procedure for creating a Live CD with Custom Configuration?



  • Hello,

    I've been installing quite a few machines with pfSense but having to install the OS, go in and make the neccessary configuration changes plus add and edit several files has become tedious.  Is there a method for taking an installation and creating an ISO that I could burn so I could just pop the CD into the CD-ROM of a new machine, install and be done with it?  Most of my installs lately have been full installations (non-embedded) and I have quite a few more in the near future.



  • make a usb stick for every server with youre custum config.xml on it
    pfsense will look for it when it boots



  • the dev iso has a script for creating a bootable iso. It would be quite a bit of work but you could use that to make a custom iso.



  • @sai:

    the dev iso has a script for creating a bootable iso. It would be quite a bit of work but you could use that to make a custom iso.

    I may have to take a look at that.  Thanks.

    @jeroen234:

    make a usb stick for every server with youre custum config.xml on it
    pfsense will look for it when it boots

    That's fine and all just for config stuff but I don't think it'd get extra packages I install from ports or the files and directories I make for doing bridged VPNs with OpenVPN.  I need something that'd get everything.


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