Enterprise API Examples · Tutorials. See Also: Tutorial for Running Examples. CFEngine Manual. Table of Contents. Table of Contents. CFEngine CFEngine is a configuration management system that provides a framework for.

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Note that we added the -I option which tells cf-agent. The output should look like the following.

CFEngine Enterprise can maintain complete control of the state of all Windows services. These lines cfengime invalid. When we run cf-agent. I can’t wait to put this to work.

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See how in the example I split the copy action dpcumentation multiple lines? Yeah the sample file is just that – a sample. To allow taking specific actions on different Windows versions, one of the following hard classes is defined.

Eventually, when you are done testing and want to bootstrap a Windows host to a policy server, please run the following command against a Linux-based policy server, as advised in the CFE Enterprise getting started document.

All software dependencies are bundled with the CFEngine Enterprise package. More advanced policy options are also available, including support for starting and stopping dependencies, and configuring when the services should be started e.

In addition, if the server is a domain controller, DomainController is defined. Windows registry managementPrevious: At the time when I tried it setting the package format to “dpkg” meant cfngine Sun packages, rather than Debian ones.


The Windows version of CFEngine Enterprise defines hard classes to pinpoint the exact version of Documentahion that it is running on, the service pack version and if it’s a server or workstation. See the CFEngine reference manual for an updated list of supported data types.

Posted by Steve Well one common job for automating is to ensure that you have particular packages installed upon all your clients. It isn’t related to the article here, but I pointed it out cfengije an example of a valid “copy” line.

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I think that it could be added quite easily though. I wrote this before I started working with pluginsand knew about those kind of things.

Finally, one should note that Windows lacks support for certain features that are utilised in Unix versions of CFEngine. This bundle promises to report on any class of hosts.

This means it runs in the background and starts with Windows, before any user logs in. Steve, Thanks so much! I think that it will become much more popular when it becomes more mature – and then Cfengkne can use cfengine to install it.

See the output below:. Posted by Anonymous That is exactly what I’ve been longing for. Posted by siprbaum Instead of specifying the bundle sequence on the command line documenttion it was abovea body common control documenfation can be added to the policy file.


The author has a blog at documentatikn Now press “esc” to exit the “Insert” mode, then type: Copyright Steve Kemp Testing policies locallyUp: A promise is a declaration of intent. Sorry for the error. As you get familiar with CFEngine, you’ll probably start shortening this command to this equivalent:.

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If you’re already using CFEngine you should be familiar with copying files from your central server to your client systems. The main difference is that event logs aim to group similar log messages, giving each group an event id. You can install the license with the cf-key -l command — you will need to copy over the licensed public key as advised by cf-key -l.

This will return to the command prompt. I’m not affiliated with it in any way, I’ve just been impressed with it more than I was with cfengine: Sorry you are correct, please see the updated code here: In this example the packages lessvimsudoand deborphan will be installed upon all managed hosts – and the machine with hostname desk1 will have emacs21 installed upon it.