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Re: cfengine ideology question

From: Lev Lvovsky
Subject: Re: cfengine ideology question
Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2004 11:26:30 -0700

On Apr 14, 2004, at 6:20 PM, Tim Nelson wrote:

On Wed, 14 Apr 2004, Lev Lvovsky wrote:

One of our administrators up and left from work recently, so it's
getting even more important that we get something like cfengine up and
running (the process has been sidelined by many other things sadly).

I realize that cfagent can execute scripts on a box, but from an
ideology perspective, is this a bad idea? One of the main reasons that

        To my mind, only in that you have to look through more files to
find out what's going on. But I know I run scripts in a number of places
I find necessary.

we would use cfagent is to run scripts at designated times, or
depending on certain circumstances (software release etc...) - is it
generally done so that you use the functionality of cfagent/cfengine to
run stuff with its own built-ins, or are external scripts just as
welcome in its use?

        Well, it seems to me that that usage is just as a glorified Cron,
and that sounds fine to me :).

right - at least initially, with the added benefits of centralization. Eventually we'll expand to more of the functionality that cfengine provides (as I'm sure most people do).

thanks for the help guys!

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