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Configuration Management with Bcfg2 by Cory Lueninghoener, Narayan Desai

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3.3. Making Changes with Bcfg2

Up to this point, the processes described have been entirely passive; no changes have been made to client configurations. That is all about to change.

3.3.1. Managing Configuration with Bcfg2

Managing configuration with Bcfg2 consists of specifying server-side configuration rules that describe configuration goals for clients. The formulation of these rules has three basic steps. These steps are the same, whether the changes will affect configuration files, packages, or services and regardless of the number of clients involved in the operation; rules that apply to one client are specified in the same way as rules that apply to one thousand clients.

Target group isolation: When undertaking any configuration task, ...

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