Installing the high-availability Chef server

As we know, in the high-availability on-premises Chef installation, we have two backend servers in which one works as a Bootstrap server. First, we will have to install on-premises Chef on both the backend servers, then configure on-premises Chef on the frontend server.

Installing on-premises Chef on the backend server

As discussed, we need to install on-premises Chef on both the backend servers. There are different commands for different Linux distributions, which are as follows:

  • Installing the on-premises Chef package on Ubuntu:
    $ dpkg -i /tmp/chef-server-core-<version>.deb
    
  • Installing the on-premises Chef package on CentOS and Red Hat:
    $ rpm -Uvh /tmp/chef-server-core-<version>.rpm
    

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