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Oregon State University

121 The Valley Library
Corvallis, OR 97331, US (map)

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  • Friday
    May 24 2013
    Chef Introductory Workshop - Corvallis

    This Chef Introductory Workshop is a hands on training class for getting familiar with Chef for performing common automation tasks. In this workshop, we will cover:

    Set up a local workstation with Chef and connect to a Chef Server. Use Chef to automate installation of a Nagios server as a real world example. Automate other common system tasks with Chef:

    Each exercise will be instructor-led, and introduce new Chef concepts along the way. We'll cover the Anatomy of a Chef Run, Chef's Authentication Cycle, how to build roles, manipulate configuration through data in attributes, use Chef's search API for dynamic configuration, and more. WORKSTATION REQUIREMENTS Attendees should bring a wifi-enabled laptop to the workshop. The following operating systems have been tested as workstation systems with the hands on exercises:

    Ubuntu 10.04, 12.04 Mac OS X 10.7.3 Windows 7

    Other platforms and platform versions may work without modification. Due to time constraints we will not be able to troubleshoot issues with unlisted platforms. Attendees should install non-Chef required software before the workshop starts.

    SSH/SCP (OpenSSH, puTTY/WinSCP or equivalent) Programer's text editor (Vi/Vim, Emacs, Sublime Text 2 or equivalent)

    On Unix/Linux/OS X systems:

    C/C++ compiler, build environment (build-essential, Xcode, or platform equivalent).

    If Chef is not already installed, use Opscode's Full Stack Chef installer