CFEngine 3 by Example - Vagrant Project
A vagrant project to bootstrap a test enviornment.
This project will bring up a CFEngine hub and a remote agent.
- cfhub - 10.1.1.10
- cfclient - 10.1.1.11
- Vagrant http://downloads.vagrantup.com/tags/v1.0.5
- Virtualbox https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Downloads
- git, make, wget, tar
Want to get going as fast as possible?
git clone git://github.com/nickanderson/CFEngine-3-by-example-vagrant.git # Dowload CFEngine 3.4.1 for Centos6 (i386) cd packages curl -O -J -L https://cfengine.com/inside/binarydownload/download/items/990 # Install the packages cd .. make vagrant up
make- This will prepare seed.tar.gz. This seed policy is source from here. It also creates masterfiles.git in the Vagrant project directory which is a bare git repository of masterfiles from the seed. This repository is used as the "central repository". The hubs
/var/cfengine/masterfilesis kept in a clean clone state from the repository. Changes to the policy are intended to be made by checking the changes into this repository. This is a typical workflow and is intended to familarize you with hands off administration.
vagrant upand in a few minutes you will have a hub and a client bootstrapped.
Clone the masterfiles.git repository so you can start writing policy!
git clone masterfiles.git
The CFEngine Provisioner plugin is still in active development, things may be
changing. The version of the Vagrant CFEngine provisioner this Vagrantfile was
tested against is deposited in the Vagrant project directory as part of
I have successfully tested this on windows. You need the vagrant msi package,
virtualbox, and cygwin with tar, and git. wget and vim are also useful to have.
You will need to the the git clone and make from a Cygwin shell and run
vagrant.bat up instead of
You might try installing cygwin like this: setup.exe --quiet-mode --packages openssh, wget, tar, git
- Excersises designed to get you used to working with CFEngine 3 for hands off administration.