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Chef rpm_package throws error installing from local source

I'm using Chef 12.5.1 and the Docker image Test-Kitchen is running is running RHEL 7.x I download jdk-8u65-linux-x64.rpm to a local directory on my Docker test instance and run the following recipe ...
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Is AWS AMI 'apache' equivalent to Ubuntu 'www-data'?

I'm trying to convert a Chef script that's used in AWS OpsWorks for an Ubuntu system to a script I can use with my AWS OpsWorks setup for my Amazon Linux AMI installation. Their Ubuntu Setup: sudo ...
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GLIBC not loading even after source compilation

While I am installing chef , I am getting below error. [root@centos Tools]# chef-server-ctl reconfigure /opt/opscode/embedded/bin/ruby: /lib64/libc.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.14' not found (required by /...
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Connection timeout error for vagrant up

I have Installed virtualbox-dkms $ sudo apt-get install virtualbox-dkms DKMS: install completed. * Stopping VirtualBox kernel modules ...
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Permission denied

I was trying to create and bootstrap an instance on openstack with chef using this command: sudo knife openstack server create -N jenkins_openstack -f 0eb9c50a-07b9-4fc1-aa33-f6bd66c6bc7b --network-...
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How are chef firewall rules applied to firewalld in CentOS 7?

I am using chef firewall cookbook in the following way: firewall 'default' firewall_rule 'ssh' do port 22 end It configures firewalld internally by writing commands like this to /etc/sysconfig/...
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pass parameters to bash script using chef attributes

I have a bash script ( let's say main.sh ) which I need to integrate with chef. Currently we are using "expect" to pass the parameters to main.sh. Now I need to make script in such a way that the ...
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trying to install chef-client package via local yum repo

I am trying to make chef-11.16.4-1.el6.x86_64.rpm available to our servers via a local yum repo that we've built. it is not available in RHEL Repos, so i had to manually download and save it in our ...
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Multiple environments in Chef?

I am looking for some ideas/guidance to use environments in chef to specify attributes that are specific to each environments like Dev, QA & PROD. As a result we would like to be able to use same ...
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When puppet, chef or ansible are simpler solutions than package manager?

I'm new to above deployment and configuration tools. I have typical need to install and upgrade on a target machine a customized and configured webserver, maybe reverse proxy, database, required ...
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Is it necessary to run a SSH daemon if I use Chef locally?

I want to write a chef cookbook to setup Linux desktop environments. I created a kitchen by knife solo init chef-repo, and created a cookbook hello and a node file localhost.json. Then I run: $ ...
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How to install man command for chef

I want to see manual for chef with command man knife-cookbook. But it looks like manuals are not installed by default install gem install chef. I found the man page of knife cookbook. http://manned....
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Python-friendly machine configuration management systems

Are there machine configuration management systems akin to: Puppet Chef which are natively, or at least intimately, Python-friendly? Any recommendations with supporting evidence and/or backing ...
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How can i free up memory / manage memory on a linux box?

I am running two Ubuntu 12.04 servers (no GUI / desktop) using canonical's cloud images on Amazon EC2. One is a micro with 613MB of RAM and one is a medium with 3.75GB of RAM. I only have opscode's ...