Replicate system settings

Before installing an operating system, you can capture system settings from a compatible server to a file and deploy them to your new server by using the sample jobs provided by theLinux Scripting Toolkit and the Advanced Settings Utility.

The Toolkit provides sample jobs to capture and deploy settings using ASU. These jobs are located in the IBM Scripting Toolkit, Linux Edition 9.6 > Modular Deployment Tools > Step 1 - Pre-installation Hardware Configuration > System Settings Replication folder.

Capture system settings
The Capture System Settings sample job captures the system settings of the server and stores them in a file named ASU_Capture. By default all captured system settings are stored in sgdeploy/sgtklinux/ini/asu/PlatformID where PlatformID is the machine type of the captured system.
Deploy system settings
The Deploy System Settings sample job deploys the system settings from the ASU_Capture.ini file located in the specified directory.
You can customize the following variables for these jobs from the Altiris Console. The values shown are the defaults.