Butcher is a set of command line tools intended to ease the use of Chef with a managed Opscode account.
gem install "butcher"
Or stick this in your Gemfile
gem "butcher" # or gem "butcher", "~>1.0.0"
The following commands are currently available. All commands should be run from the top level of a chef directory.
SSH into a node based on a grep of the node name.
Usage: stab [options] <node name> [ssh options] -f, --force # download new node list even if a cache file exists -h, --help # prints usage -v, --verbose # be expressive
Node name is loosely matched against name attributes given to nodes in chef. If multiple nodes match a given string, stab will ask for clarification. Enter the number of the host to connect:
> knife status 1 hours ago, app.node, app.domain.com, 22.214.171.124, solaris2 5.11. 5 minutes ago, other.node, other.domain.com, 126.96.36.199, solaris2 5.11. > stab something Unable to find node "something" > stab node 1 "app.node" => 188.8.131.52 2 "other.node" => 184.108.40.206 which server? >
Nodes are cached in a file named after your organization in Opscode. Stab discovers this by looking at the chef_server_url in your knife.rb. For this reason, stab can only be run from the top level of a chef repo.
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