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Creating Development Environments with Vagrant by Michael Peacock

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Chapter 5. Provisioning with Vagrant using Puppet and Chef

In Chapter 3, Provisioning with Puppet, and Chapter 4, Provisioning with Chef, we had an introduction to both, Puppet and Chef, which are provisioning tools with support built into Vagrant. We, however, looked at how the tools worked generally; we didn't look at how to use them with Vagrant.

In this chapter you will learn:

  • Using Puppet within Vagrant
  • Using Chef within Vagrant
  • About the other built-in provisioners:
    • Re-capping how to provision with the built-in SSH provisioner
    • Using the Ansible provisioner
  • Working with multiple provisioners
  • How we can override the provisioning tools through the command line

Provisioning within Vagrant

Vagrant relies on base boxes for the guest virtual machines; these ...

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