A Chef cookbook to install the Microsoft Remote Desktop app
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Microsoft Remote Desktop Cookbook

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A Chef cookbook to install the Microsoft Remote Desktop app.

Requirements

This cookbook offers a recipe-based and a resource-based install.

Installation via the Mac App Store requires either a user already be logged in, or the proper node['mac_app_store']['username'] and node['mac_app_store']['password'] attributes be provided.

As of version 1.0.0, this cookbook requires Chef 12.5 or newer.

Usage

Either add the default recipe to your run_list, or implement the resource in a recipe of your own.

Recipes

default

Performs an attribute-driven install of the app.

Attributes

default

A beta attribute can be overridden to install the beta of Microsoft Remote Desktop from HockeyApp instead of the normal one from the Mac App Store.

Resources

microsoft_remote_desktop

A wrapper for the other resources.

Syntax:

microsoft_remote_desktop 'default' do
  beta false
  action :install
end

Actions:

Action Description
:install Install the app
:remove Uninstall the app

Attributes:

Attribute Default Description
beta nil Optionally install the beta version
action :install Action(s) to perform

microsoft_remote_desktop_app

Used to perform installation of the regular release of the app.

Syntax:

microsoft_remote_desktop_app 'default' do
    action :install
end

Actions:

Action Description
:install Install the app

Attributes:

Attribute Default Description
action :install Action(s) to perform

microsoft_remote_desktop_app_beta

Used to perform installation of beta version of the app from HockeyApp.

Syntax:

microsoft_remote_desktop_app_beta 'default' do
    action :install
end

Actions:

Action Description
:install Install the app
:remove Uninstall the app

Attributes:

Attribute Default Description
action :install Action(s) to perform

Contributing

  1. Fork it
  2. Create your feature branch (git checkout -b my-new-feature)
  3. Add tests for the new feature; ensure they pass (rake)
  4. Commit your changes (git commit -am 'Add some feature')
  5. Push to the branch (git push origin my-new-feature)
  6. Create a new Pull Request

License & Authors

Copyright 2015 Jonathan Hartman

Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License"); you may not use this file except in compliance with the License. You may obtain a copy of the License at

http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0

Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied. See the License for the specific language governing permissions and limitations under the License.