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Chef Client Beta (v13.5.1)

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Published by RightScale on Apr 28, 2014Revision: 32


This is a Beta ServerTemplate since it has only recently been released and has not yet had heavy usage. Please provide feedback at our feedback forums or file support tickets on our support site.

This ServerTemplate is on the Infinity Lineage. There is no LTS version of the ServerTemplate yet. For a description of the Infinity and LTS lineages, see ServerTemplate Release Methodology.

This ServerTemplate installs and configures the Chef Client that connects either to the Chef Server inside of RightScale, the Chef Server outside of RightScale, or the Hosted Chef from Opscode.

Key Features: * Specify which Chef Client version to install. * Connect to a specific Chef Server by setting the Chef Server URL, the custom Client "node_name" for authentication and the private SSH key for authorization. * Support for Roles and executing run-lists. * Basic set of recipes for a RightLink-based server with logging, monitoring, alerts, etc. * Basic set of alerts for most server type monitoring.

Release Notes

Supported public compute clouds: * Amazon Web Services EC2 * Datapipe * Google Compute Engine * Rackspace Open Cloud * Windows Azure

Supported private compute clouds: * Citrix CloudStack 3.0.6 * OpenStack Folsom * Rackspace Private Cloud

Supported MultiCloud Images: * CentOS 6 - Amazon, CloudStack, Google, OpenStack, Rackspace Open Cloud, Windows Azure * Ubuntu 12.04 - Amazon, CloudStack, OpenStack, Rackspace Open Cloud, Windows Azure * RHEL 6 - Amazon, Rackspace Open Cloud


  • Cookbook: yum v2.2.1

  • Cookbook: sys_ntp v13.5.0.2

  • Cookbook: sys_firewall v13.5.0.2

  • Cookbook: sys v13.5.0.2

  • Cookbook: rightscale v13.5.0.2

  • Cookbook: logging_syslog_ng v13.5.0.2

  • Cookbook: logging_rsyslog v13.5.0.2

  • Cookbook: logging v13.5.0.2

  • Cookbook: apt v1.9.3

  • Cookbook: driveclient v1.0.0

  • Cookbook: cloudmonitoring v0.1.5

  • Cookbook: chef v13.5.0.2

  • Cookbook: block_device v13.5.0.2

  • Cookbook: iptables v0.9.3

  • MultiCloudImage: RightImage_Ubuntu_12.04_x64_v13.5_XenServer [rev 16]

  • MultiCloudImage: RightImage_Ubuntu_12.04_x64_v13.5_VMware [rev 15]

  • MultiCloudImage: RightImage_CentOS_6.5_x64_v13.5_EBS [rev 13]

  • MultiCloudImage: RightImage_Ubuntu_12.04_x64_v13.5_KVM [rev 14]

  • MultiCloudImage: RightImage_CentOS_6.5_x64_v13.5_HVM_EBS [rev 12]

  • MultiCloudImage: RightImage_CentOS_6.5_x64_v13.5_KVM [rev 21]

  • MultiCloudImage: RightImage_CentOS_6.5_x64_v13.5_XenServer [rev 16]

  • MultiCloudImage: RightImage_Ubuntu_12.04_x64_v13.5_HVM_EBS [rev 13]

  • MultiCloudImage: RightImage_Ubuntu_12.04_x64_v13.5_EBS [rev 13]

  • MultiCloudImage: RightImage_Ubuntu_12.04_x64_v13.5 [rev 35]

  • MultiCloudImage: RightImage_RHEL_6.5_x64_v13.5_EBS [rev 12]

  • MultiCloudImage: RightImage_CentOS_6.5_x64_v13.5_VMware [rev 16]

  • MultiCloudImage: RightImage_RHEL_6.5_x64_v13.5 [rev 2]

  • MultiCloudImage: RightImage_CentOS_6.5_x64_v13.5 [rev 48]

  • Recipe: logging::default

  • Recipe: rightscale::default

  • Recipe: chef::install_client

  • Recipe: rightscale::install_rightimage_extras

  • Recipe: rightscale::install_tools

  • Recipe: rightscale::setup_security_update_monitoring

  • Recipe: rightscale::setup_security_updates

  • Recipe: chef::do_unregister_request

  • Recipe: sys::do_reconverge_list_disable

  • Recipe: sys::do_reconverge_list_enable

  • Recipe: sys::setup_swap

  • Recipe: chef::do_client_converge

  • Recipe: sys_firewall::default

  • Recipe: sys_firewall::do_list_rules

  • Recipe: sys_firewall::setup_rule

  • Recipe: block_device::setup_ephemeral

  • Recipe: sys_ntp::default

  • Recipe: rightscale::do_security_updates

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Revision 32 | Apr 28, 2014

v13.5.1 Release



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