Crowbar uses its own opens source Chef instance. After a default installation it is not very easy to update cookbooks from your local development environment. This howto describes a more usable configuration of local crowbar environment.
This is bases on crowbar-virtualbox 91d4dbcbd2efdb31d0944b67f5100d3ce668fc64
First get the project files from the Github repository.
git clone https://github.com/iteh/crowbar-virtualbox.git
Provide a transportable...
Recent releases of chef from opscode provide a new resource: ruby_block
This is really great news as this allows for interesting problem solving.
Consider you want to do a very special HTTP request. E.g. a GET to localhost but with custom “Host” header...
Install and run the webalizer with Chef from Opscode
As DRY as possible ;-)
Simply put it derives the log file name from its name and takes a server name for where to access...
Install and run the Sun Glassfish Application Server from Sun with Chef from Opscode
At the moment its really dumb and just installs Glassfish and runs it:
Added support for custom header options in chef for the http_request
Opscode Chef Ticket
Resolved on Github
An example using a custom “Host” header property:
http_request "localhost_with_host_header" do url "localhost" message "my request" headers...
There is a new kid on the configuration management block Chef from Opscode. Here is a blog post about Puppet vs. Chef.
Chef is kind of Puppet with integrated iClassify and a rubyish configuration DSL. No wonder, Adam Jacob joined forces on Chef.
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