This chapter discusses the Installation and configuration of open source chef server.

Install the Chef Server


System Requirements

Some of the important system requirements that need to be fulfilled before we install the chef server are

  • Users: Chef server requires a local user and group to be created. It will create them automatically if proper privileges are given, but if we don’t have a restricted access to the environment then we need to create them manually.
  • FQDN: The server should have a complete and fully qualified domain name (FQDN), and it should be resolvable. If we are working in a production environment ...

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