There once was a time where the worlds of Microsoft and Linux were greatly at odds. Each faction trying to destroy the other and win the war of the operating systems. Times have changed.
Puppet may be a Linux-based system but it still boasts many Windows functions. Here is how you can manage Windows services with Puppet.
In this article, I will show how to deploy the Chocolatey Agent Service which allows end users to use a GUI to choose what packages to install or uninstall.
If you manage both Windows and Linux in your environment (which almost everyone does) why would you want to use more than one method to remotely manage computers?
Vagrant is an excellent tool used for testing out application deployments and scripts. It is lightweight, fast, and allows you to bring up environments quickly. Vagrant supplies several “provisioners” that allow boxes to be configured via shell script or using various...
If your organization is serious about using Chocolatey as a means for Windows package management, then setting up your own internal package repository is a must.
Vagrant provides a solution for creating disposable and consistent environments, all within a single configuration file.
Puppet is one solution that is trying its best to make sure Windows engineers and admins have the tools necessary to manage effectively. Here's how to use it.
If you’re managing servers and aren’t using an infrastructure-as-code solution such as Puppet, Ansible or Chef, be warned: you should be.