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Releases after 3.7.0

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There has been a lot of discussions lately about changing how the CFEngine releases work, and what we want is to have something that is more...
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CFEngine 3.7.0 beta is ready for testing

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We're happy to announce that CFEngine 3.7.0 beta is now ready for testing! The 3.7.0 beta contains a brand new packages promise, enhanced network security, improved Enterprise...
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Dynamic bundlesequence with autorun, meta tags and hard classes

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Thanks to Nick Anderson and Aleksey Tsalolikhin for feedback and valuable insight. Purpose In this document I will show you how autorun and meta tags will simplify your...
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Announcing the CFEngine Community Advisory Board

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As CFEngine continues its evolution and adds to the large number of users with a stake in the future of the project, we have established a...
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Securely deploying CFEngine on untrusted networks

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CFEngine's trust model is based on the secure exchange of keys. This exchange of keys between client and hub, can either happen manually or automatically. Usually...
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Should I pay my senior System Engineer $150,000?

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If you are working for a Fortune 2,000, and hold P&L, or in other ways are responsible for the compensation levels of your SA team and...
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CFEngine 3.6.5 released: Red Hat 7 and performance enhancements

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We're happy to announce that CFEngine 3.6.5 is now ready! The new release has improved support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 and CentOS 7, as well...
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Roundup of Config Management Camp 2015

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We were pleased to once again be present at this year's Config Management Camp in Gent, Belgium. Our two representatives, Jimis and Kristian, spent a very...
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Collecting and reporting on custom inventory

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Sometimes you need to collect some small amount of data from your hosts and aggregate it to a central location for reporting. For example, you could have...
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CFEngine 3.6.4 now available: hub self-protection and stability

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The CFEngine lab has been brewing on 3.6.4 over Christmas and is finally ready to release it to the world! With 3.6.4 being a patch release, it...
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