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Announcing new mailing list for developers: dev-cfengine

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Dear CFEngine Community, we are proud to announce our new mailing list: dev-cfengine. Given that the contributions in both Core and Masterfiles repositories have been steadily increasing, the...
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POODLE, SSLv3 and CFEngine

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This post clarifies whether CFEngine is affected by the newly published vulnerability in the SSL protocol,POODLE. CFEngine core functionality, i.e. agent-to-hub communication is not affected in any...
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A Primer on CFEngine 3.6 Autorun

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CFEngine recently released version 3.6, which makes deploying and using cfengine easier than ever before. The greatest improvement in 3.6, in my opinion, is by far...
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CFEngine 3.6.2 now availabile: Focus on High Availability and Custom actions

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CFEngine 3.6.2 is now available - in both Community and Enterprise editions! There are major new features in the Enterprise hub; High Availability and Custom actions. In...
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Reporting and Remediation of Security Vulnerabilities

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With the slew of recent security issues like Supermarket Point of Sale Compromises not once but twice, other large retailer card breaches, the famed Heartbleed vulnerability and others in the...
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Guest Blog – Monitoring CFEngine with Zabbix

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In this installment we turn to Danilo Fernando Chilene who recently wrote about monitoring CFEngine with Zabbix. The original blog can be found at - http://bicofino.io/blog/2014/08/22/monitoring-cfengine-with-zabbix/. In this particular piece...
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Take the Plunge! Upgrading to CFEngine 3.6.1

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We recently announced the general availability of CFEngine Enterprise 3.6.1. One of the key capabilities added to this maintenance release is a supported upgrade process. In...
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Self-Repairing Deployment Pipelines

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Or what we should mean by Distributed Orchestration Orchestrating complicated distributed processes is an unfamiliar aspect of computing that leads to all kinds of confusions. We are...
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Achieving visibility into Arista network inventory (part 1)

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This blog is the result of joint technology collaboration between Arista Networks and CFEngine Inc. Introduction It is an accepted fact that the disciplines of system administration and...
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CFEngine Enterprise 3.6.1 Maintenance Release Now Generally Available

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If you’ve seen what we have delivered with CFEngine Enterprise 3.6.0 earlier this summer, I’m sure you realized what a feature-rich release this turned out to...
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