Duration: 24 Hours
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This course takes you through all the required ‘recipes’ to configure, deploy, and scale your servers and applications. This course contains easy-to-follow, step-by-step guidelines describing how to solve real world automation challenges.

What You'll Learn

Upon completing the course successfully, the participant would be able to:
  • Have an in-depth understanding of the Chef ecosystem
  • Manage server and cloud infrastructure with Chef
  • Automate your infrastructure with Chef without errors
  • Learn to write better cookbooks, recipes, use plug-ins etc.
  • Learn the Chef Language and style
  • Evaluating and troubleshooting Cookbook runs
Duration: 24 Hours


  • Common Chef Terminology (Server, Workstation, Client, Repository etc.)
  • Servers and Nodes
  • Chef Configuration Concepts

  • How to configure Knife
  • Execute some commands to test connection between knife and workstation

  • Create organization
  • Add yourself and node to organization

  • Create a server and add to organization
  • Check node details using knife
  • Node Objects and Search

  • Check node Details
  • Environments

Add servers to environments

  • Create roles
  • Add Roles to organization

  • Understanding of Attributes
  • Creating Custom Attributes
  • Defining in Cookbooks

  • Understanding the data bags
  • Creating and managing the data bags
  • Creating the data bags using CLI and Chef Console
  • Sample data bags for Creating Users
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Knowledge of virtualization, system administration, along with basic understanding of command line interfaces would be beneficial, though not mandatory

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