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README.rst

Bcfg2 - A Configuration Management System

Bcfg2 (bee-config two) helps system administrators produce a consistent, reproducible, and verifiable description of their environment, and offers visualization and reporting tools to aid in day-to-day administrative tasks. It is the fifth generation of configuration management tools developed in the Mathematics and Computer Science Division of Argonne National Laboratory.

Bcfg2 is fairly portable. It has been successfully run on:

  • AIX, FreeBSD, OpenBSD Mac OS X, OpenSolaris, Solaris
  • Many GNU/Linux distributions, including Arch Linux, Blag, CentOS, Debian, Fedora, Gentoo, gNewSense, Mandriva, openSUSE, Red Hat/RHEL, SuSE/SLES, Trisquel, and Ubuntu.

Installation

For details about the installation of Bcfg2 please refer to the following pages in the Bcfg2 online documentation:

Need help

A lot of documentation is available in the Bcfg2 manual and the Bcfg2 wiki.

Want to help

Bcfg2 is licensed under a Simplified (2-clause) BSD license. For more details check LICENSE.