Robin shows how to bootstrap a client—providing a node with a client key, installing the chef-client, and performing a chef-client run with a run-list.
- [Instructor] It's time to finally bootstrap a node.…Now, I hope you're clear at this point in the class…that a node is a server that Chef is managing.…This can be any system that can run the Chef client.…It might be a web server, an application server,…a database, or a load balancer.…But when we bootstrap nodes, you should understand…that they belong to a particular organization.…In the hosted Chef section, you created a new organization.…
This is what we are actually going to bootstrap nodes to.…You'll remember that I opened up AWS in order to grab…the public IP addresses for my nodes.…I'm going to use these to authenticate to the nodes,…along with a username and password.…You'll remember the knife commands from before.…We use the knife commands…to communicate with our Chef server.…Knife node is the subnet of commands…we're interested in looking at.…
And first, you might check out running a knife node list.…It does exactly what you would expect,…lists any nodes that are being managed by our Chef server.…We have no nodes that we're managing at this point.…
- Configuration management
- Using Chef
- Installing the Chef development kit (ChefDK)
- Provisioning a CentOS instance
- Using recipes and the Apache cookbook
- Working with nodes and node objects
- Using templates and embedded Ruby
- Hosting a Chef server
- Provisioning nodes with AWS
- Testing deployments with Kitchen
- Exploring the Chef Supermarket
- Resolving dependencies with Berkshelf
- Working with server roles, environments, and data bags
Skill Level Beginner
Setting up a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Serverwith Sandra Toner2h 46m Intermediate
1. Getting Started with Chef
2. From Recipes to Cookbooks
3. The Chef Server
4. Going Full Scale
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