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lite server : Run a Clonezilla lite server to do massive deployment from an image via multicast mechanism
  1. Boot the machine via Clonezilla live
  2. The boot menu of Clonezilla live
  3. Here we choose 800x600 mode, after pressing Enter, you will see Debian Linux booting process
  4. Choose language
  5. Choose keyboard layout
  6. Choose "Start Clonezilla"
  7. Choose "lite-server" option
  8. Now we have to mount the image repository.
  9. Select sdb1 as image repository, then choose "restoredisk" option
  10. Select image name and destination disk
Boot the machine via Clonezilla live
In this example, the machine will run as a Clonezilla lite server, which can be used to deploy an image to many computers. Assume we already have a Clonezilla image in sdb, the image name is called "focal-mbr-zst-20201114" and will be deployed to other computers using multicast mechanism. We will use the existing DHCP service in the LAN when providing network booting service for clients:
root@debian:~# ls -lh /home/partimag/
total 32K
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4.0K Nov 14 07:26 Docs
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4.0K Nov 14 07:26 Photo
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4.0K Jul 22 13:55 focal-mbr-20200722
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4.0K Nov 14 08:25 focal-mbr-zst-20201114
drwx------ 2 root root  16K Nov 14 07:25 lost+found

and its contents are:

root@debian:~# ls -lh /home/partimag/focal-mbr-zst-20201114/
total 545M
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root  870 Nov 14 08:25 Info-OS-prober.txt
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root  96K Nov 14 08:25 Info-dmi.txt
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root  236 Nov 14 08:25 Info-img-id.txt
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root  53K Nov 14 08:25 Info-lshw.txt
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 4.7K Nov 14 08:25 Info-lspci.txt
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root  194 Nov 14 08:25 Info-packages.txt
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root  101 Nov 14 08:25 Info-saved-by-cmd.txt
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root  872 Nov 14 08:25 Info-smart.txt
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root  805 Nov 14 08:24 blkdev.list
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root  451 Nov 14 08:24 blkid.list
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 6.2K Nov 14 08:25 clonezilla-img
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root  178 Nov 14 08:24 dev-fs.list
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root    4 Nov 14 08:24 disk
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root   10 Nov 14 08:24 parts
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root   36 Nov 14 08:24 sda-chs.sf
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 1.0M Nov 14 08:24 sda-hidden-data-after-mbr
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root  512 Nov 14 08:24 sda-mbr
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root  385 Nov 14 08:24 sda-pt.parted
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root  350 Nov 14 08:24 sda-pt.parted.compact
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root  266 Nov 14 08:24 sda-pt.sf
-rw------- 1 root root  457 Nov 14 08:24 sda1.vfat-ptcl-img.zst.aa
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root  512 Nov 14 08:24 sda2-ebr
-rw------- 1 root root 543M Nov 14 08:24 sda5.ext4-ptcl-img.zst.aa

Now the image "focal-mbr-zst-20201114" will be deployed to other machine's sda.

Once you have the bootable Clonezilla Live CD/DVD or USB flash drive, you can boot the machine you want to clone via Clonezilla live. Remember to use the Clonezilla live CD or USB flash drive to boot the machine. For example, if you have Clonezilla Live in USB flash drive, you have to boot it via USB device (Ex. USB-HDD or USB-ZIP). If necessary, you can set the first boot priority in the BIOS as USB-HDD or USB-ZIP so that it can boot Clonezilla Live from your USB flash drive.
Here we take CD as an example. You can either set CD as first boot priority in machine's BIOS like this:

Or by pressing a hotkey (e.g. Esc or F9) when you boot the machine, you will see the boot menu of BIOS like this:

Check your motherboard manual for more details about how to boot your machine via CD.

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