Pulling Strings with Puppet: Configuration Management Made Easy (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
192
Utgivningsdatum
2008-04-01
Upplaga
New
Förlag
firstPress
Illustrationer
black & white illustrations
Dimensioner
228 x 184 x 12 mm
Vikt
362 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
3:B&W 7.5 x 9.25 in or 235 x 191 mm Perfect Bound on White w/Gloss Lam
ISBN
9781590599785
Pulling Strings with Puppet: Configuration Management Made Easy (häftad)

Pulling Strings with Puppet: Configuration Management Made Easy

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Competent system administrators know their success hinges upon being able to perform often tedious tasks with rigor and punctuality. Such metrics are often achieved only by instituting a considerable degree of automation, something that has become even more crucial as IT environments continue to scale both in terms of size and complexity. One of the most powerful system administration tools to be released is Puppet, a solution capable of automating nearly every aspect of a system administrators job, from user management, to software installation, to even configuring server services such as FTP and LDAP.

Pulling Strings with Puppet: Configuration Management Made Easy is the first book to introduce the powerful Puppet system administration tool. Author James Turnbull will guide you through Puppets key features, showing you how to install and configure the software, create automated Puppet tasks, known as recipes, and even create reporting solutions and extend Puppet further to your own needs. A bonus chapter is included covering the Facter library, which makes it a breeze to automate the retrieval of server configuration details such as IP and MAC addresses.

What youll learn

  • Properly install and configure Puppet in order to begin immediately maximizing its capabilities.
  • Create reporting solutions to more easily monitor automated outcomes.
  • Extend Puppet to perform tasks that are capable of suiting your organizations specific needs.
  • Use Facter to query server operating systems for key data such as IP addresses, server names, and MAC addresses.

Who this book is for

Ruby developers and system administrators seeking to manage

Table of Contents

  1. Introducing Puppet
  2. Installing and Running Puppet
  3. Speaking Puppet
  4. Using Puppet
  5. Reporting on Puppet
  6. Advanced Puppet
  7. Extending Puppet
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James Turnbull is the author of five technical books about open source software and a longtime member of the open source community. James authored the first and second books about Puppet, and works for Puppet Labs, running client services. James speaks regularly at conferences including OSCON, Linux.conf.au, FOSDEM, OpenSourceBridge, DevOpsDays and a number of others. He is a past president of Linux Australia, has run Linux.conf.au and serves on the program committee of Linux.conf.au and OSCON. James is Australian but currently lives in Portland, Oregon. His interests include cooking, wine, political theory, photojournalism, philosophy, and most recently the Portland Timbers association football team.

Innehållsförteckning

Introducing Puppet
Installing and Running Puppet
Speaking puppet
Using Puppet
Reporting on Puppet
Advanced Puppet
Extending Puppet