Automatic Install Using go-xcat

go-xcat is a tool that can be used to fully install or update xCAT. go-xcat will automatically download the correct package manager repository file from and use the public repository to install xCAT. If the xCAT management node does not have internet connectivity, use process described in the Manual Installation section of the guide.

  1. Download the go-xcat tool using wget:

    wget -O - >/tmp/go-xcat
    chmod +x /tmp/go-xcat
  2. Run the go-xcat tool:

    /tmp/go-xcat install            # installs the latest stable version of xCAT
    /tmp/go-xcat -x devel install   # installs the latest development version of xCAT