Converging a Chef node using a Chef workstation

In this section, we will try to setup runtime environment in node using Chef workstation.

First of all, let's login to the Chef workstation which setup:

  1. Open the terminal and verify the IP address using ifconfig:

                [root@devops1 chef-repo]#ifconfig
                eth3      Link encap:EthernetHWaddr00:0C:29:D9:30:7F
                inet6addr: fe80::20c:29ff:fed9:307f/64 Scope:Link
                          UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST  MTU:1500Metric:1
                          RX packets:841351errors:0dropped:0overruns:0frame:0
                          TX packets:610551errors:0dropped:0overruns:0carrier:0
                 RX bytes:520196141 (496.0 MiB) TX bytes:278125183 ...

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