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CFEngine

https://www.gnu.org/software/cfengine/
Maintains configuration of a heterogenous UNIX network.

Intended for sys admins, CFEngine is a tool for setting up and maintaining BSD and System 5-like operating systems optionally attached to a TCP/IP network. The program focuses on a few key areas that scripts tend to mishandle. From a single configuration files (or set of files) you specify, using classes, your network configuration; cfengine then parses the file and carries out the instructions, warning you about errors (or fixing them) as it goes. You can think of cfengine as a very high level language, higher than Perl or shell. A single command can result in many hundreds of operations being performed on multiple hosts. You can also use it as a net-wide front end for 'cron.'

Documentation

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Tips for new GNU maintainers

Selection from the FSF shop

Free as in Freedom 2.0, by Richard Stallman

Introduction to the Command Line



Helping the GNU Project and the Free Software Movement



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"IRC Help" IRC Help channel
irc://irc.freenode.net/#cfengine

"IRC development" IRC development channel
irc://irc.freenode.net/#cfengine-dev

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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 21 January 2019.



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