Ubuntu Server 20.04.3 LTS with FOG 1.5.9 - Standalone

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    Ubuntu Server 20.04.3 LTS wtih FOG 1.5.9 - Standalone

    Dell Latitude E5520, LAN/Wifi, 1TB SSD
    LAN - Static Fog Network
    Wifi - Internet facing

    Install Ubuntu
    Setup user & password

    Install Ubuntu Desktop GUI

    apt-get install tasksel  -y
    Tasksel --> Select Ubuntu Desktop
    

    Reboot and log in with your user, open terminal and sudo

    Allow Network Manager to manage Ethernet
    vi /usr/lib/NetworkManager/conf.d/10-globally-managed-devices.conf:

    unmanaged-devices=*,except:type:ethernet,except:type:wifi,except:type:wwan
    

    Configure static IP using Network Manager
    enp8s0 - set to static and uplinked (IP and Subnet only)
    wlp2s0 - connect to WIFI for internet access and connected

    Disable Ubuntu waiting for network on start

    vi /usr/lib/systemd/system/systemd-user-sessions.service
    #Remove network.target
    

    Remove extra packages and disable Cups

    apt remove bcache-tools btrfs-progs cloud-guest-utils cloud-initramfs-copymods cloud-initramfs-dyn-netconf xfsprogs open-iscsi open-vm-tools apparmor cups -y
    apt autoremove
    systemctl stop cups-browsed
    systemctl disable cups-browsed
    

    +++Ethernet should be uplinked before before proceeding+++

    Install FOG Server

    cd /opt/
    git clone https://github.com/fogproject/fogproject.git fog_latest/
    cd fog_latest/bin
    ./installfog.sh
    
    Select option 2 --> 2
    Type of Install --> N
    Change Network Interface --> N ******Change to LAN interface if different******
    DHCP Server router address --> N
    DHCP to handle DNS --> N
    Fog to handle DHCP --> Y
    Enable HTTPS --> N
    International --> N
    Change name --> N
    Wish to continue --> Y
    

    When prompted, open web browser on the FOG server and go to website http://localhost/fog/management/ and select Update Mysql

    Return to terminal and Enter to continue install

    Log into website (http://localhost/fog/management) --> Default user: fog/password

    Autostart DHCP Server (If using DHCP on Fog)
    vi /etc/init.d/isc-dhcp-server and add:

    case "$1" in
        start)
            #Add the following line
            sleep 20 
    

    Deploy Images without Host Registration
    Fog Configuration --> IPXE Menu Item Settings --> fog.deployimage and make it look like:

    set username foglogin #Add this line
    set password foglogin #Add this line
    params
    param mac0 ${net0/mac}
    param arch ${arch}
    param username ${username} #Make look like this
    param password ${password} #Make look like this
    param qihost 1
    isset ${net1/mac} && param mac1 ${net1/mac} || goto bootme
    isset ${net2/mac} && param mac2 ${net2/mac} || goto bootme
    

    Substitute foglogin with your fog username and password

    Done.

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