Commit 4c09d766 authored by Constantinos Venetsanopoulos's avatar Constantinos Venetsanopoulos
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docs: update and minor fixes in index page

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.. image:: /images/logo.png
snf-image is a `Ganeti <http://code.google.com/p/ganeti/>`_ OS definition,
primary used by `Synnefo <http://www.synnefo.org/>`_. It is rewritten from
scratch and allows Ganeti to launch instances from predefined or untrusted
custom Images. The whole process of deploying an Image onto the block device,
as provided by Ganeti, is done in complete isolation from the physical host,
enhancing robustness and security.
snf-image is a `Ganeti <http://code.google.com/p/ganeti/>`_ OS definition. It
allows Ganeti to launch instances from predefined or untrusted custom Images.
The whole process of deploying an Image onto the block device, as provided by
Ganeti, is done in complete isolation from the physical host, enhancing
robustness and security.
snf-image supports `KVM <http://www.linux-kvm.org/page/Main_Page>`_ and
`Xen <http://www.xenproject.org/>`_ based ganeti clusters.
`Xen <http://www.xenproject.org/>`_ based Ganeti clusters.
There are also additional hooks that can be enabled at image deployment. They
allow for:
snf-image also supports Image customization via hooks. Hooks allow for:
* changing the password of root or arbitrary users
* injecting files at arbitrary locations inside the filesystem, e.g., SSH keys
* setting a custom hostname
* re-creating SSH host keys to ensure the image uses unique keys
snf-image has been used successfully to deploy many major Linux distributions
(Debian, Ubuntu/Kubuntu, CentOS, Fedora, OpenSUSE), Windows 2008 R2 & Windows
Server 2012, as well as FreeBSD 9.1
snf-image is being used in large scale production environments with Ganeti to
successfully deploy many major Linux distributions (Debian, Ubuntu/Kubuntu,
CentOS, Fedora, OpenSUSE), Windows 2008 R2 & Windows Server 2012, as well as
FreeBSD 9.1.
The snf-image Ganeti OS Definition is released under
`GPLv2 <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-2.0.html>`_.
Contents:
^^^^^^^^^
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* :ref:`genindex`
* :ref:`modindex`
* :ref:`search`
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