Getting started with CFengine

Here I cover the basics of using CFengine to manage Linux and UNIX systems

Needing to manage a large number of machines can be a daunting task for any sys admin, unless you have a lot of sys admins. While it’s generally easier to manage large number of Linux and UNIX hosts there can be a great advantage to use a centralized management system . I will cover CFengine. Cfengine is the original central management system written by Mark Burgess in 1993. I will cover the newest generation of CFengine: Version 3.