IBM Tivoli Provisioning Manager for OS Deployment, Version

Multiple server architecture

A key with parent and child servers is keeping them replicated in order for individual targets to be deployed with the appropriate content.

When building a multiple server architecture, there are two main design choices Setting up the architecture and then replicating the information from one server to another depends on these options. More details on the two different architectures and how to set them can be found in the installation guide, under the section on multiple server architecture.
It is important to remember the following points when performing replication online:
Note: If you use the config.csv configuration file to setup your server architecture and its options, do not use the links provided on the Server > Server parameters > Server replication page to create your architecture. Contradicting information provided on the web interface and through the config.csv file leads to unexpected behavior.