Upcoming Events

CFEngine @ Config Management Camp – Gent, Belgium

Join us at Config Management Camp in Gent, Belgium from 2nd to 3rd of February 2015. We will be holding two presentations:

  • CFEngine releases, how do they happen?
  • How to securely deploy CFEngine in the open Internet

5 days CFEngine policy-writing training

Automating System Administration using CFEngine 3

Learn CFEngine basics and practice using CFEngine to solve real-world problems. Bring your configuration management challenges, and we’ll solve them as a group with the guidance of our experienced moderator, CFEngine Community Champion 2013 and frequent help-cfengine forum participant, Brian Bennett.

The course will be presented by Brian Bennett, Vertical Sysadmin, Inc., authorized CFEngine trainer

Who should attend this course:
Anyone interested in learning, hands-on, how to automate IT-operations at small to very large scale using best-in-class industry standards.

One-day training – Santa Clara, CA

CFEngine 3: Automating System Administration

Designed for System Administrators and Architects, this class will present an in-depth overview of how to use CFEngine to automate and manage large-scale IT infrastructure.

Through a combination of theory, practical examples, and hands-on tutorial, our experienced trainer will demonstrate how CFEngine can be used for a wide range of common SysAdmin tasks.

Topics to be covered:

  • What is CFEngine?
  • The Theory Behind CFEngine
  • CFEngine DSL and components
  • Quick Start Installation
  • Policy distribution
  • Best-practice policy structure
  • Large-scale policy deployment
  • Application deployment
  • Local User Management
  • Process & Service management
  • Editing File Content
  • Remote execution
  • Reporting and Monitoring
  • System hardening
  • One-day training – Boston, MA

    CFEngine 3: Automating System Administration

    Designed for System Administrators and Architects, this class will present an in-depth overview of how to use CFEngine to automate and manage large-scale IT infrastructure.

    Through a combination of theory, practical examples, and hands-on tutorial, our experienced trainer will demonstrate how CFEngine can be used for a wide range of common SysAdmin tasks.

    Topics to be covered:

  • What is CFEngine?
  • The Theory Behind CFEngine
  • CFEngine DSL and components
  • Quick Start Installation
  • Policy distribution
  • Best-practice policy structure
  • Large-scale policy deployment
  • Application deployment
  • Local User Management
  • Process & Service management
  • Editing File Content
  • Remote execution
  • Reporting and Monitoring
  • System hardening
  • One-day training – San Francisco, CA

    CFEngine 3: Automating System Administration

    Designed for System Administrators and Architects, this class will present an in-depth overview of how to use CFEngine to automate and manage large-scale IT infrastructure.

    Through a combination of theory, practical examples, and hands-on tutorial, our experienced trainer will demonstrate how CFEngine can be used for a wide range of common SysAdmin tasks.

    Topics to be covered:

  • What is CFEngine?
  • The Theory Behind CFEngine
  • CFEngine DSL and components
  • Quick Start Installation
  • Policy distribution
  • Best-practice policy structure
  • Large-scale policy deployment
  • Application deployment
  • Local User Management
  • Process & Service management
  • Editing File Content
  • Remote execution
  • Reporting and Monitoring
  • System hardening
  • One-day training – New York, NY

    CFEngine 3: Automating System Administration

    Designed for System Administrators and Architects, this class will present an in-depth overview of how to use CFEngine to automate and manage large-scale IT infrastructure.

    Through a combination of theory, practical examples, and hands-on tutorial, our experienced trainer will demonstrate how CFEngine can be used for a wide range of common SysAdmin tasks.

    Topics to be covered:

  • What is CFEngine?
  • The Theory Behind CFEngine
  • CFEngine DSL and components
  • Quick Start Installation
  • Policy distribution
  • Best-practice policy structure
  • Large-scale policy deployment
  • Application deployment
  • Local User Management
  • Process & Service management
  • Editing File Content
  • Remote execution
  • Reporting and Monitoring
  • System hardening