Customizing Chef

Getting the Most Out of Your Infrastructure Automation

Author: Jon Cowie

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1491949376

Category: Computers

Page: 388

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Take advantage of Chef’s highly customizable design to tackle specific automation issues that you can’t solve by simply using Chef’s tools, resources, and services out of the box. With this practical guide, you’ll examine the internal structure of this configuration management technology and learn where, how, and why to add custom code. Author Jon Cowie not only provides code snippets and practical advice for customizing Chef, but also helps you determine case by case whether it’s in your best interests to customize at all. If you have intermediate-to-advanced Chef experience, this book is indispensable. Explore Chef’s typical setups and why you’d want to customize them Learn the Ruby concepts needed to write customizations Customize the Chef run process and explore Chef’s internal classes Gain more insight into your Chef runs through handlers and Chef’s event stream Level up your Chef recipes by writing your own resources and providers Create and extend plugins for Knife—Chef’s command-line tool Interact with the Chef API to write scripts and reports Learn how to contribute customizations to the Chef community
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VMware VRealize Orchestrator Cookbook - Second Edition

Author: Daniel Langenhan

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781786462787

Category:

Page: 556

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Over 90 recipes to satisfy all your automation needs and leverage vRealize Orchestrator 7.1 for your projectsAbout This Book- Unleash the power of VMware vRealize Orchestrator 7 and automate your VMware infrastructure- Customize and tune your orchestrator by programming and working with plugins- Work through enticing recipes that can be implemented in your organization- Explore the new and upcoming plugins of Puppet, Docker, Chef, and VMware Replication for VMware vRealize OrchestratorWho This Book Is ForThis book is for system administrators who are into VMware administration and are looking to automate their infrastructure. Basic knowledge about programming is needed. No previous knowledge of Orchestrator is required.This book will also be good for you if you have just a basic knowledge with vRealize Orchestrator, as you can pick up any recipe and implement it for your enterprise.What You Will Learn- Install, configure, and optimize Orchestrator installations (Windows, Appliance, and vRA integrated)- Explore all the visual programming elements without needing additional infrastructure- Work with plugins such as SSH, mail, SQL, PowerShell, AD, SOAP, SNMP, AMQP, and REST- Discover how to create VMware automation- Get to know about user management, import/export, and synchronization as well as the packaging application - Understand policies, resources, and web views- Troubleshoot vRO ApplianceIn DetailVMware vRealize Orchestrator is a powerful automation tool designed for system administrators and IT operations staff who are planning to streamline their tasks and are waiting to integrate the functions with third-party operations software. This book is an update to VMware vRealize Orchestrator Cookbook and is blend of numerous recipes on vRealize Orchestrator 7. This book starts with installing and configuring vRealize Orchestrator. We will demonstrate how to upgrade from previous versions to vRealize Orchestrator 7. You will be taught all about orchestrator plugins and how to use and develop various plugins that have been enhanced in Orchestrator 7. Throughout this book, you will explore the new features of Orchestrator 7, such as the introduction of the control center, along with its uses. You will also come to understand visual programming, how to integrate base plugins into workflows, and how to automate VMware. You will also get to know how to troubleshoot vRealize Orchestrator.By the end of this book, you will be able to get the most out of your Orchestrator installation, and will be able to develop complex workflows and create your own highly integrated automations of vRealize environments.Style and approachThis practical guide provides exciting and practical recipes on VMware vRealize Orchestrator 7 for those who are waiting to automate their infrastructure.
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VMware vRealize Orchestrator Cookbook

Author: Daniel Langenhan

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1786462869

Category: Computers

Page: 556

View: 2131

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Over 90 recipes to satisfy all your automation needs and leverage vRealize Orchestrator 7.1 for your projects About This Book Unleash the power of VMware vRealize Orchestrator 7 and automate your VMware infrastructure Customize and tune your orchestrator by programming and working with plugins Work through enticing recipes that can be implemented in your organization Explore the new and upcoming plugins of Puppet, Docker, Chef, and VMware Replication for VMware vRealize Orchestrator Who This Book Is For This book is for system administrators who are into VMware administration and are looking to automate their infrastructure. Basic knowledge about programming is needed. No previous knowledge of Orchestrator is required. This book will also be good for you if you have just a basic knowledge with vRealize Orchestrator, as you can pick up any recipe and implement it for your enterprise. What You Will Learn Install, configure, and optimize Orchestrator installations (Windows, Appliance, and vRA integrated) Explore all the visual programming elements without needing additional infrastructure Work with plugins such as SSH, mail, SQL, PowerShell, AD, SOAP, SNMP, AMQP, and REST Discover how to create VMware automation Get to know about user management, import/export, and synchronization as well as the packaging application Understand policies, resources, and web views Troubleshoot vRO Appliance In Detail VMware vRealize Orchestrator is a powerful automation tool designed for system administrators and IT operations staff who are planning to streamline their tasks and are waiting to integrate the functions with third-party operations software. This book is an update to VMware vRealize Orchestrator Cookbook and is blend of numerous recipes on vRealize Orchestrator 7. This book starts with installing and configuring vRealize Orchestrator. We will demonstrate how to upgrade from previous versions to vRealize Orchestrator 7. You will be taught all about orchestrator plugins and how to use and develop various plugins that have been enhanced in Orchestrator 7. Throughout this book, you will explore the new features of Orchestrator 7, such as the introduction of the control center, along with its uses. You will also come to understand visual programming, how to integrate base plugins into workflows, and how to automate VMware. You will also get to know how to troubleshoot vRealize Orchestrator. By the end of this book, you will be able to get the most out of your Orchestrator installation, and will be able to develop complex workflows and create your own highly integrated automations of vRealize environments. Style and approach This practical guide provides exciting and practical recipes on VMware vRealize Orchestrator 7 for those who are waiting to automate their infrastructure.
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PC Magazine

The Independent Guide to IBM-standard Personal Computing

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: IBM microcomputers

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The C++ Report

The International Newsletter for C++ Programmers

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Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: C plus plus (Computer program language)

Page: N.A

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