Creating a Server
Photon OS 3.0 includes a
rpm-ostree-repo package that can be installed on a VM.
This package provides an automated script that creates a repo tree that acts as a server.
Run the following commands to create a server:
tdnf install rpm-ostree-repo
A script is created, which provides options to create a server.
Script to create a Photon OSTree repo Usage:
/usr/bin/rpm-ostree-server/mkostreerepo -r=<repo path> /usr/bin/rpm-ostree-server/mkostreerepo -r=<repo path> -p=<json treefile> /usr/bin/rpm-ostree-server/mkostreerepo -c -r=<repo path> -p=<json treefile> -r|--repopath <Provide repo path> -p|--jsonfile <Provide Json file> -c|--customrepo <Provide custom repo file inside repo path directory>
- Use PATH=$PATH:/usr/bin/rpm-ostree-server and then use mkostreerepo from any directory for ease of use.
- mkostreerepo is used to create the fresh tree for ostree.
- mkostreerepo is also used to update a new commit to the existing tree.
- You can also use custom repo as to create/append the tree.
Run the following command to initiate the script, choose different help options to create a server.
Manually Composing your OSTree repo
Use the following commands to initialize a new repo and to compose it.
root [ ~ ]# cd /srv/rpm-ostree root [ /srv/rpm-ostree ]# ostree --repo=repo init --mode=archive-z2 root [ /srv/rpm-ostree ]# rpm-ostree compose tree --repo=repo photon-base.json