CFEngine Training @ LOPSA East 2016

Automating System Administration using CFEngine 3

Vertical Sysadmin, the leading CFEngine training partner in the US will be teaching Automating System Administration using CFEngine 3 at LOPSA East 2016.

Join Aleksey Tsalolikhin on Friday May 6th, for a Half day session from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Brunswick Ball Room B to learn about:

  • Design principles and philosophy of CFEngine (and a brief introduction to Promise Theory)
  • Language syntax and an orientation to the project documentation
  • Practical patterns:
    • Classifying servers to control when and where promises apply
    • Using lists to drive action: e.g. add users, install/delete packages, etc.
    • Abstracting and reusing code; structuring your code
    • Linking promises (e.g. edit config file and then signal the process to reload configuration)

Real World Configuration Management with CFEngine

Join Martin Gehrke Saturday May 7th at LOPSA East 2016 in Brunswick Ball Room A to hear him speak about Real World Configuration Management with CFEngine.