How to work with Chef using Oracle VirtualBox and Vagrant on a Windows host – Part II

In the previous series of this article i.e. Part I, we learned how to install Oracle VirtualBox, Vagrant, Chef Development Kit on Windows machine. We have downloaded Chef Repo and configured Knife to manage our Chef cookbooks. We learned how to create cookbooks using knife command. Now we will start developing of our Chef Cookbook […]
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How to work with Chef using Oracle VirtualBox and Vagrant on a Windows host – Part I

As we know Chef  is a system and cloud infrastructure automation framework that makes it easy to deploy servers and applications to any physical, virtual, or cloud location, no matter the size of the infrastructure. Cookbooks (and recipes) are used to tell the chef-client how each node in your organization should be configured. The chef-client […]
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How to install and configure Chef Client

In my previous post I have described about Chef and “How to install and configure Chef Server“. In this article I will show you how to install and configure Chef client. As per Opscode: The chef-client relies on abstract definitions (known as cookbooks and recipes) that are written in Ruby and are managed like source […]
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How to Install Chef Server on Ubuntu 12.04 and CentOS 6.5

Chef Server: Chef is a configuration management tool written in Ruby and Erlang. Using Chef server you can manage a large number of servers. In Simple words you can define it as a central server which distributes the configuration details to every node those are registered with it. It helps to automate the application deployment […]
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