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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It should generate no output, which indicates correct syntax and license. A service can also be given a running state, in which case CFEngine Enterprise ensures that it is running, and starts it if it is not, with parameters if desired.

Windows special variablesPrevious: Testing cfenginee locallyUp: Additionally, Windows does not support that processes start themselves in in the background i. The body common control refers to those promises that are hard-coded into all CFEngine components and therefore affect the behavior of all components.

Note that all defined hard classes for a given system is shown by running cf-promises -v.

That is exactly what I’ve been longing for. I’ll update the article to make this clear. These can later be integrated at the policy hub to ensure that they are run on all Windows systems.


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cfengone Examples of its use are also available in the CFEngine reference manual. In addition, if the server is a domain controller, DomainController is defined. I think that it will become much more popular when it becomes more mature – and then I can use cfengine to install it.

Note if your CFEngine administrator has enabled continuous deployment of the policy from a Version Control System, your changes may be overwritten!

On the plus side cfsngine is cleaner and has more flexability. Agent bundles are only evaluated by cf-agentthe agent component of CFEngine. The result of this is that if the autoapt.

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See how in the example I split the copy action into multiple lines? Note that if DomainController is defined, then WinServer is also defined, for natural reasons. This example ensures that the Windows Time service is running on all Windows hosts, and that Remote registry is disabled on all Windows servers. A promise is a declaration of intent. Well one common job for automating is to ensure that you have particular packages installed upon all your clients.


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You cannot have duplicate control bodies i. Posted by Steve I’m not affiliated with it in any way, I’ve just been impressed with it more than I was with cfengine: Note that these variables are not statically coded, but retrieved from the current system.

The author has a blog at http: File and folder permissionsUp: Sorry you are correct, please see the updated docuentation here: Cfdngine is able to install software without any additional tools. Windows registry managementPrevious: Windows registry managementUp: The output should look like the following. CFEngine Enterprise can maintain complete control of the state of all Windows services.

For example, the getgid function does not return anything on Windows.