Get started with CFEngine
Set up agile, predictable configuration in a knowledge-oriented way
Upgrade CFEngine 2 to CFEngine 3
Advance from CFEngine 2 to the CFEngine 3 Family
Study the CFEngine language
A full understanding of the language allows you to express complex requirements, maximizing the use of knowledge.
CFEngine 3 Enterprise
Manuals for the latest CFEngine Enterprise release
Plan a CFEngine architecture
CFEngine can be used on or off-line, and is fault-tolerant to network outages. CFEngine has scalable tools that go beyond one-size-fits-all industrial mass production, to solve highly customized, federated environmental requirements.
Create Service management
Adopt a simple service oriented packaging approach to system configuration.
Define and ensure compliance
Auditors for PCI, SOX, HIPPA, STIGS etc. love CFEngine management as it brings reliable predictability to systems
Orchestrate complex processes
CFEngine is a decentralized system, which you can orchestrate in a fault-tolerant manner without strong reliance on networked communications.
Integrate with System Monitoring
CFEngine's automated repair and self-healing means it has to know about your system state and can report on this. CFEngine's approach to monitoring complements other tools like Nagios, Groundwork, etc. by putting scalability first, with smart trending and analysis.
Ensure Speed, Scale and Agility
CFEngine's design is fast and lightweight, for maximum responsiveness. In today's environment, speed itself is the product.
Secure your Systems with CFEngine
CFEngine's is a natural tool for modelling, monitoring and ensuring system security.
Integrate CFEngine into an ecosystem
CFEngine's is the ultimate glue, offering unlimited customizability. Using a knowledge-oriented approach, you can cope with integration and put it in context.
Get Reports from CFEngine
Browse the knowledge and structures that CFEngine discovers and manages about your systems.