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Chef Final Post

Setting up a Chef Server was a very rewarding experience. I think both James and I learned a lot. We both didn’t know how to to setup a Chef server before starting the project, so we can add that to

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Chef Part 5

In the previous couple of posts, I mentioned that we have our two nodes connected. I forgot to mention how you go about connecting a node to the Chef server. It’s pretty simple to do. Just go to your directory

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Chef Part 4

Last post I mentioned that one of our nodes is using a recipe we wrote to install Webmin. We have two nodes running, so we decided to run something different on the second one. We wrote an Apache cookbook to

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Chef Part 3

We got our second node connected to the chef server. We made a cookbook to install Webmin which is a web based interface to do system administration on Linux. Here is our Webmin recipe: It’s simple but it gets the job done.

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Chef Part 2

James and I have been working more on Chef. We have made a lot of progress since the last post. We’ve been using the Chef tutorials to help us get everything setup. Here is a link the the tutorials: Chef tutorial.

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Chef Part 1

If you have been following my OpenStack posts, you will know that I’ve switched to Chef now for my senior seminar project. OpenStack was interesting, and I may work on it again someday, but I’m focusing on Chef now. My

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OpenStack Part 5

James and I have been working on an easier solution to install OpenStack. The method we were trying just wasn’t working. Specifically we got stuck on creating the domain. We tried using the following command: openstack project create –domain default

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