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 It is possible to run Porteus-Kiosk on machines with no local storage, booting via PXE. Config is retrieved from the pxe server over http during bootup. This is NOT possible using the official remote management feature, as detailed below. It is possible to run Porteus-Kiosk on machines with no local storage, booting via PXE. Config is retrieved from the pxe server over http during bootup. This is NOT possible using the official remote management feature, as detailed below.
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-==== Creating a porteus kiosk config ==== 
-  * Create a new VM with 2G memory and a small hard disk (4G?​), ​ 
-  * boot the iso,  
-  * run through the wizard - install porteus to the hard disk 
-  * boot knoppix or similar 
-  * mount the "​ISO"​ partition (sda2) and extract via scp the docs/​kiosk.sgn encrypted settings file. 
  
 ==== Porteus customisation and boot methods primer ==== ==== Porteus customisation and boot methods primer ====
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 This file is generated by the kiosk wizard that runs when the original ISO is booted. This welcome wizard then generates an ISO file with the kiosk.sgn burnt in, which can optionally be "​installed"​ on local storage or saved for transfer to the PXE server. To extract the kiosk.sgn file after "​installing"​ porteus, simply boot up an alternate live distro, mount the second partition, and take a copy of /​docs/​kiosk.sgn This file is generated by the kiosk wizard that runs when the original ISO is booted. This welcome wizard then generates an ISO file with the kiosk.sgn burnt in, which can optionally be "​installed"​ on local storage or saved for transfer to the PXE server. To extract the kiosk.sgn file after "​installing"​ porteus, simply boot up an alternate live distro, mount the second partition, and take a copy of /​docs/​kiosk.sgn
 This should then be copying into the http structure of the PXE server. This should then be copying into the http structure of the PXE server.
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 +==== Creating a porteus kiosk config ====
 +  * Create a new VM with 2G memory and a small hard disk (4G?​), ​
 +  * boot the iso, 
 +  * run through the wizard - install porteus to the hard disk
 +  * boot knoppix or similar
 +  * mount the "​ISO"​ partition (sda2) and extract via scp the docs/​kiosk.sgn encrypted settings file.
  
 ==== Implementation notes ==== ==== Implementation notes ====
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