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authorTomas Klohna <>2019-01-11 13:50:56 +0100
committerTomas Klohna <>2019-01-14 09:17:46 +0000
commit03456499aa8c18d49d9b453e16a1ad97ba2011a9 (patch)
parentb2f7c5be893de2bf8a20ca32e69f70243240c266 (diff)
Clarify need for HTTP, HTTPS or FTP to accompany NFS URL in beaker-import documentation
1 files changed, 4 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/documentation/admin-guide/distro-import.rst b/documentation/admin-guide/distro-import.rst
index f4f28b7..ed97351 100644
--- a/documentation/admin-guide/distro-import.rst
+++ b/documentation/admin-guide/distro-import.rst
@@ -19,6 +19,10 @@ Distros must be imported separately on each lab controller, and you can import
from a different set of URLs in each lab. This allows you to import distros
from the nearest mirror in each lab.
+When importing, at least one of the URLs has to be type of ``http``, ``https``
+or ``ftp``. Specifying only ``nfs`` won't work, since it's currently not supported
+as a valid primary install method.
Normally a distro will have a :file:`.composeinfo` or :file:`.treeinfo` file, which
provides metadata required by :program:`beaker-import`. If those files are not available
you can perform a "naked" import by specifying ``--family``,