CFEngine 3 is the principle method for managing TRUSTe Ads server infrastructure. It provides the necessary infrastructure for ad cluster configuration management, process control, job scheduling, and server deployment. Key drivers for the selection of CFEngine include it's feature set, maturity and performance characteristics.
CFEngine is specifically used by TRUSTe to manage Linux systems configuration, including distribution of server configuration files and public key certificates. LDAP, kernel parameter, access control, monitoring and web server configuration files are distributed. Other uses include post-installation of newly provisioned hosts, process control of key services, server upgrades and cluster wide scheduling.
TRUSTe, founded in 1997, is the leading online privacy solutions provider. The company offers a broad suite of privacy services to help businesses build trust and increase engagement across all of their online channels including websites, mobile applications, advertising, cloud services, business analytics and email marketing. Over 4,000 web properties including those from top companies like Apple, AT&T, Disney, eBay, Facebook, HP, Microsoft, Nationwide and Yelp rely on TRUSTe to ensure compliance with evolving and complex privacy requirements.