Configuration Management with Puppet

If you are managing more than a dozen Linux systems, configuration management is a must. Without configuration management, updating system configuration files and deploying applications can become very challenging. This chapter is about using Puppet configuration management software to deploy and support Linux systems in an enterprise.

Legacy Solutions

Operations engineers use various methods to deploy and maintain systems:

  1. Shell scripts to deploy applications. After an operating system (OS) is installed, shell scripts are used to push applications to servers and to configure them. This can be done ...

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