Monday, 4 October 2010

Automatic system administration

I think it's possible to automate most of boring part of System Administration. There is a book about this, which the main tool is "CFengine." Now this can be accomplished with a couple of tools: Cobbler and Puppet.

Cobbler is installation server hosted by Fedora project. It's written in Python, only 15k of code according to the website.

Puppet is a open source data center automation and configuration management framework. That is very beautiful description.

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