FAI, Fully Automatic Installation, is a non-interactive system to install, customize and manage Linux systems and software configurations on computers as well as virtual machines and chroot environments, from small networks to large-scale infrastructures like clusters and cloud environments.
It's a tool for unattended mass deployment of Linux. You can take one or more virgin PC's, turn on the power, and after a few minutes, the systems are installed, and completely configured to your exact needs, without any interaction necessary. More Info »
Installs and updates Debian, Ubuntu, CentOS, RHEL, SUSE, ...
Centralized deployment and configuration management
Installs virtual machines using KVM, XEN or VirtualBox and Vserver
Easy set up of software RAID and LVM
Full remote control via ssh during installation
Integrated disaster recovery system
Every stage can be customized via hooks