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Configuration Management with Bcfg2 by Cory Lueninghoener, Narayan Desai

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A.2. Goal Types

This section describes each of the goals that can be managed by Bcfg2. The precise format described here is used in two ways by the server. Configuration goals sent to clients contain a series of these, with many of these attributes included. These definitions guide the behavior of the Bcfg2 client.

The other use for these goal descriptions occurs in the configuration rules specified on the server. Recall that rules describe a potential end state for a given goal that applies to a client or group of clients. The goals are frequently described in this format.

A.2.1. Actions

Actions are configuration entries that execute commands when the specified conditions occur. Action prerequisites are tied to entries in a Bundle, hence actions ...

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