System Configurations and Changes with cfengine
Smart people that I know love this thing. It's on my short list of things to play with.
"Cfengine, written by Mark Burgess, is one of several tools available to automate
system configurations and changes. Cfengine lets you assert certain conditions
on a server, and over time the server will converge towards meeting those conditions.
Depending on how you write your cfengine configuration files, the first time
cfengine runs on your mail server it could install your sendmail RPM. The second
time it could update /etc/mail from a CVS repository. The third time cfengine
runs it could restart your mail daemon if it's not running already. At midnight,
cfengine might clear out all old files from "/tmp" and run your log rotation
scripts." Sys Admin > v15, i01: Automate System Configurations and Changes with cfengine
(Submitted by Noel Tue Dec 6, 2005 )
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