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Using Foreman, an Opensource Frontend for Puppet



The recent vulnerability in bash, got me running to update bash. It’s easy when you have maybe one or two Linux servers, but what do you do if you have 100’s or even thousands or servers? You need to use a server configuration and management tool like puppet. However, instead of using the command line, I wanted a GUI tool where I could select the servers or server group and select an action.
That is where I found Foreman, A opensource tool which not only handles configuration of your servers but also does provisioning. Foreman is easy to install, opensource, has community based support and a good deal of documentation.

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A simple way to install and configure puppet on CentOS 6



Puppet is an automation tool which allows you to automate the configuration of software like apache and nginx across multiple servers.

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