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|Short description=Maintains configuration of a heterogenous UNIX network
 
|Short description=Maintains configuration of a heterogenous UNIX network
 
|Full description=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.'
 
|Full description=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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|Homepage URL=http://www.gnu.org/software/cfengine
 
|User level=intermediate
 
|User level=intermediate
|Status=Live
 
|Component programs=
 
|Homepage URL=http://www.cfengine.org/
 
|VCS checkout command=
 
 
|Computer languages=C
 
|Computer languages=C
 
|Documentation note=User reference manual available in HTML, PDF, PostScript from http://www.iu.hio.no/cfengine/documentation.phtml; User tutorial available in HTML, PDF, PostScript from http://www.iu.hio.no/cfengine/documentation.phtml
 
|Documentation note=User reference manual available in HTML, PDF, PostScript from http://www.iu.hio.no/cfengine/documentation.phtml; User tutorial available in HTML, PDF, PostScript from http://www.iu.hio.no/cfengine/documentation.phtml
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|IRC help=
 
|IRC general=
 
|IRC development=
 
 
|Related projects=Alist,Cron,Inetutils,PIKT
 
|Related projects=Alist,Cron,Inetutils,PIKT
 
|Keywords=administration,configuration,classes,cron,bsd,System 5
 
|Keywords=administration,configuration,classes,cron,bsd,System 5
|Is GNU=y
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|Version identifier=3.0.5
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|Version date=2010-07-05
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|Version status=stable
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|Version download=http://www.cfengine.org/tarballs/download.php?file=cfengine-3.0.5p1.tar.gz
 
|Last review by=Janet Casey
 
|Last review by=Janet Casey
 
|Last review date=2010-08-23
 
|Last review date=2010-08-23
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
|Version identifier=3.0.5
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|Version date=2010-07-05
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|GNU package identifier=cfengine
|Version status=stable
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|License verified date=2010-08-23
|Version download=http://www.cfengine.org/tarballs/download.php?file=cfengine-3.0.5p1.tar.gz
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|License=GPLv2orlater
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|License verified by=Kelly Hopkins
 
|License verified date=2010-08-23
 
|License verified date=2010-08-23
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{{Person
 
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|Real name=Mark Burgess
 
|Role=Maintainer
 
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|Email=Mark.Burgess@iu.hio.no
 
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Revision as of 14:54, 12 October 2012

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CFEngine

https://cfengine.com/
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.'

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

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

Related Projects





Licensing

License

Verified by

Verified on

Notes

Verified by

Bendikker

Verified on

1 December 2018

Notes

Only the GPL is a free licence. Explicit permission to link with the OpenSSL library, BerkeleyDB library and and PCRE library.




Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Mark Burgess Maintainer
David Masterson Contributor
Knut-Havard Aksnes Contributor


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Debian (Ref) (R)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/cfengine3
Mailing Listhttps://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/dev-cfengine
Debian (Ref) (R)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/cfengine2
Downloadhttps://cfengine.com/product/free-download/
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/cfengine
Homepagehttps://cfengine.com
Generalhttps://github.com/cfengine/
Mailing Listhttps://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/help-cfengine


Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 28 December 2018.



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