Chef Getting Started - Instructor-Led Online Training

Chef Getting Started - Instructor-Led Online Training

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  • START DATE/TIME, DURATION, DAYS - 3 Days, Starting from 16-Oct-2020,  Start Time: 06:00PM(INDIA)/08:30AM(ET-US)/2 hrs a day.  Total Duration of this 3 Day Course is 6 hours. Please double-check the date and time based on your country's time zone. Should you wish to be notified on future schedules, please SUBSCRIBE to our list.
  • PREREQUISITES - Basic understanding of Linux Operating Systems, Webservers, and Web Applications etc. are needed. If not, please do the Systems Administrator course
  • TABLE OF CONTENTS - Comprehensive coverage of topics essential to get you started with confidence. Check out our TOC. For customised or corporate trainings please CONTACT US.
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Chef Getting Started TOC

You get access to our cloud lab to do all section exercises


Introduction to Configuration Management

Introduction to Configuration Management
What is Configuration Management?
Understanding Infrastructure As Code
Need for Configuration Management
Types of Configuration Management Tools
Push-based v/s Pull-based Configuration Management


Overview of Chef

Introduction to Chef
What is Chef?
Principles of Chef
Chef Architecture & Terminologies
Chef Workstation
Chef Server
Chef Nodes
Knife Tool
Chef Cookbook
Chef Supermarket
Chef Configuration Concepts
Ohai Tool
Communication Between Workstation, Server and Nodes


Chef Server

Working with Hosted Chef Server
What is Hosted Chef Server?
Creating a Hosted Chef Account
Understanding Organization
Creating Organization
Downloading Starter Kit
Understanding Hosted Chef Dashboard


Chef Workstation

Chef Workstation Setup
What is Chef Workstation?
Need for Chef Workstation
Installing Knife and Chef on Workstation
Use of Starter Kit on Workstation
Configuring Git on Workstation
Test Node Setup
Verifying the Configuration


Chef Cookbooks

Working with Chef Cookbook
Understanding Recipe
What is Chef Cookbook?
Generating Chef Cookbook
Methods of Testing Recipe on Workstation
Working with Templates & Files
Uploading Cookbook to Chef Server


Chef Nodes

Configuring Chef Nodes
Creating Chef Nodes
Configuring Chef Nodes
Bootstrapping Nodes


Chef Workflow

Configuration Management Using Chef
Understanding the Configuration Workflow
Accessing Details from Chef Server using Knife
Adding Run_list to Nodes
Searching Chef Server using Knife
Convergence Using Chef-client


Chef Environments & Versions

Chef Environments
What is Environment?
Need for Environment
Understanding the _default Environment
Creating Custom Environments
Adding Nodes to Environments
Cookbook Versions
Understanding Cookbook Versions
Advantages of Using Cookbook Versions
Associating Environments with Cookbook Versions
Understanding Cookbook Metadata


Chef Roles

Chef Role
What are Roles in Chef?
Need for Roles
Creating Roles
Adding Role as Run_list
Working with Multiple Run_lists
Configuring Nodes using Environments & Roles


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