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.'
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released on 7 April 2003
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28 December 2018
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|Debian (Ref) (R)||https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/cfengine3|
|Debian (Ref) (R)||https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/cfengine2|
|VCS Repository Webview||https://web.cvs.savannah.gnu.org/viewvc/cfengine/|
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