How to run chef-client in why-run mode aka “no-operation”

why-run mode is a way to see what the chef-client would have configured, had an actual chef-client run occurred. This approach is similar to the concept of “no-operation” (or “no-op”):…

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List Of Chef Tools and their explainations

Chef Code Correctness (Chef Code Analysis) Foodcritic Tutorials Rubocop Chef Unit Testing ChefSpec Chef Integration Testing TestKitchen ServerSpec RSpec Some other tools which can be used along with Chef dsh…

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chef-internal

Chef Internal – How Chef maintain the state of each resources internally?

Chef Client A chef-client is an agent that runs locally on every node that is under management by Chef. The chef-client executable can be run as a daemon. When a…

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What is the significance of the default directory under chef cookbook /templates?

What is the significance of the default directory under chef cookbook /templates? A cookbook is frequently designed to work across many platforms and is often required to distribute a specific…

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