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Re: Bootstrapping cfengine.


From: Katherine Morris
Subject: Re: Bootstrapping cfengine.
Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2001 23:34:21 -0500

Sounds reasonable, but I'd get it working on a test system first. ;))

Also, all you really need is a cfengine binary and a "bootstrap"
configuration file.  You could have cfengine install and initiate cfd for
you through the bootstrap file if you wanted....  But whatever makes the
most sense to you in your environment is what you have to work through.

-Katherine

>
> Thank you all for your help on this.  Thank you as well for the
> configuration examples.  OK, now to summarize my understanding.  The
> machines I'm configuring are production database servers and have been
> in production for a while.  They do not run NFS or NIS and they are to
> be cfengine clients.  To set them up initially, I need to put the
> cfengine binaries on the clients and get cfd running on them.  I gather
> that the configurtion files need to be on the client machines as well,
> so the first step is to get cfengine to syncronize the configuration
> files with the cfengine server machine.  That should probably be a
> separate script .  Once the configuration files are syncronized then I
> can run the machine configuration files.  Have I missed anything?
>
> Thank you again and best regards,
> Arnold
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