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week1 – Overview of Chef.pdf

week1 – Overview of Chef.pdf week1 – Overview of Chef.pdf

week2 – Node setup, resources & recipes

week2 – Node setup, resources & recipes week2 – Node setup, resources & recipes

week3 – Node setup, resources & recipes

week3 – Node setup, resources & recipes week3 – Node setup, resources & recipes

week4 – Common configuration data with data bags

week4 – Common configuration data with data bags week4 – Common configuration data with data bags

week5 – Using environments and knife-ec2

week5 – Using environments and knife-ec2 week5 – Using environments and knife-ec2

week6 – Community cookbooks and further resources

Community cookbooks and further resources week6 – Community cookbooks and further resources

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Logging in Chef Explained

Chef Server All logs generated by the Chef server can be found in /var/log/opscode. Each service enabled on the system also has a sub-directory in which service-specific logs are located, typically found in /var/log/opscode/service_name. The Chef server has built-in support for easily tailing the logs that are generated. To view all the logs being generated

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Chef notifies and subscribes explained with examples

  Chef notifies and subscribes explained with examples A notification is a property on a resource that listens to other resources in the resource collection and then takes actions based on the notification type (notifies or subscribes).   Timers A timer specifies the point during the chef-client run at which a notification is run. The

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Chef Internal – How Chef maintain the state of each resources internally?

Chef Client A chef-client is an agent that runs locally on every node that is under management by Chef. The chef-client executable can be run as a daemon. When a chef-client is run, it will perform all of the steps that are required to bring the node into the expected state, including: Registering and authenticating

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What is the significance of the default directory under chef cookbook /templates?

  What is the significance of the default directory under chef cookbook /templates? A cookbook is frequently designed to work across many platforms and is often required to distribute a specific template to a specific platform. This is a New in Chef Client 12.0. A cookbook can be designed to support the distribution of templates

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