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octopus cookbook

Cookbook Version

Installs, configures, and registers an octopus tentacle on your chef node.


  • windows - depends on the windows community cookbook

Tentacle Attributes

The following attributes are used to configure tentacle related attributes, accessible via node['octopus']['tentacle'][attribute].

Attribute Description Default
version The version of the octopus tentacle
package_name The package name of the octopus tentacle msi package Octopus Deploy Tentacle
install_dir The installation directory of where to install the tentacle C:\Program Files\Octopus Deploy\Tentacle
port The port that the tentacle will listen on 10933
home The home directory for the tentacle C:\Octopus
role The role that will be assigned to the tentacle webserver
name The name of the tentacle Tentacle
url The download url of the octopus tentacle installation package{node['octopus']['tentacle']['version']}-x64.msi
checksum The checksum of the tentacle installation package (SHA-256 hash) cb81f5296f7843c5c04cb20a02793bb14dad50f6453a0f264ebe859e268d8289

API Attributes

The following attributes are used to configure octopus api related attributes, accessible via node['octopus']['api'][attribute].

Attribute Description Default
uri The uri of your octopus server's api
key The api key used to register the tentacle with the octopus server API-XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

Server Attributes

The following attributes are used to configure server related attributes, accessible via node['octopus']['server'][attribute].

Attribute Description Default
thumbprint The octopus server's thumbprint XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX


  1. Fork the repository on Github
  2. Create a named feature branch (like add_component_x or feature_xyz)
  3. Write your change
  4. Write tests for your change (if applicable)
  5. Run the tests, ensuring they all pass
  6. Submit a Pull Request using Github

License and Authors

License: Apache 2.0 Authors: Michael Burns