This course teaches participants a best practice approach to managing their infrastructure using Chef IT automation software. This course develops the skills required by system administrators who are implementing or administering Chef IT Automation software in complex environments. Participants will take part in extensive hands on labs, gaining experience and improving retention of concepts and processes. By the completion of the course attendees will feel confident installing, configuring, customizing and optimizing a Chef solution for large scale deployments.
This course is designed for system administrators.
In this course, participants will:
- Install, configure, customize and optimize a Chef solution for large scale deployments
Overview of Chef
Dissecting your first Chef run
Introducing the Node object
Chef Resources and Recipes
Attributes, Templates, and Cookbook Dependencies
Template Variables, Notifications, and Controlling Idempotency
Recipe Inclusion, Data Bags, and Search Roles
Using Community Cookbooks