Update December 5, 2019: We are pleased to announce that Packet is open sourcing its bare metal provisioning engine under the name Tinkerbell. Packet will be opening its code repositories shortly. Links are provided below, and the setup process will be refined during this release process.

Welcome

Tinkerbell is a bare metal provisioning engine. It’s built and maintained with love by the team at Packet.

Overview

There are four microservices that constitute Tinkerbell’s provisioning stack.

Boots

DHCP & iPXE Server

OSIE

In-Memory Environment

Tinkerbell

Provisioning & Workflow Engine

Hegel

Metadata Service

License

All services are being released under the Apache 2.0 License.

Setup

Full setup instructions will be provided under Setup as we complete the open source and release process.