How to connect Chef Server with Nodes on Linux

The main part of chef that allows you to connect a node to a chef server is called chef-client. A node is any physical, virtual, or cloud machine that is configured to be maintained by a chef-client.

Install and Configure a Chef Workstation on CentOS/RHEL 7/6

A Chef workstation is a system, which we use to develop recipes and cookbooks and interact with a chef nodes. It helps in configuring organizational policy, including defining roles & environments and ensuring that critical data is

How to Install the Chef Server on CentOS/RHEL 5/6/7

A chef is a Ruby-based configuration management engine. Chef server acts as a single point of contact for agents to pull configurations that are applicable to them. Chef server stores cookbooks, metadata of the nodes, environment and

How to Install Git Bash on Windows

Git Bash is command line programs which allow you to interface with the underlying git program. Bash is a Linux-based command line (which has been ported over to Windows) while Shell is a native Windows command line.

How to Install VirtualBox on Windows

VirtualBox, originally developed by Sun MicroSystems and now owned by Oracle, can simulate a standalone computer. VirtualBox on Windows allows you to run an entire operating system inside another operating system. VirtualBox allows you to create virtual

Multiple Vagrant VMs in One Vagrantfile

With the help of Vagrant, you can create a virtual machine as per requirement. You can also modify the physical properties of this virtual machine such as RAM, CPUs, etc. You can Establish network interfaces so that

How to Install Vagrant on CentOS 7

Vagrant is an open source tool for creating virtual machine configuration and provisioning utility such as VirtualBox, VMWare, KVM etc. With the help of Vagrant, a project organizer can easily setup a unified code running environment for

How configure X11 Forwarding in CentOS/RHEL 6/7

X11 forwarding refers to executing such a program remotely through an SSH (Secure Shell) connection. It’s mean the executable file itself is hosted on a different machine than where the graphical interface is being displayed. The graphical

How to Set Up a Cookieless Domain in Linux

First, let’s discuss what is static content. There are few files which never change as per request, files like images, CSS, js, videos etc. In other words, files that are not used to build dynamic content like

What is Chef Automation Tool and It’s Features

A chef is a configuration management tool for managing machine setup on physical servers, virtual machines and in the cloud, for example, Amazon EC2, Google Cloud Platform, OpenStack, SoftLayer, Microsoft Azure. A chef is open source tool