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Rake tasks and directory organisation to bootstrap and configure an EC2 instance using Chef.
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Chef solo starter pack

Before you start, make sure that you've fetched the cookbooks submodule:
$ git submodule init
$ git submodule update

In the instructions below replace $SERVER with the hostname of the instance,
which will be something like ''.

1. Start an EC2 instance running Ubuntu (I used Jaunty 9.04 Server from
   You'll need to add the appropriate key to your ssh-agent:

   ssh-add /home/your_name/.ssh/you_private_key

2. Bootstrap chef:
   $ rake bootstrap SERVER=$SERVER

3. Edit your cookbook and DNA.
   The DNA for each server is held in dna/$SERVER.json

4. Update:
   $ rake update SERVER=$SERVER

5. GOTO 3
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