Automation

Puppet is an open source configuration management tool. It is written in Ruby. This software is considered as an alternative to Cfengine configuration management system. I’ve used Cfengine for pushing configurations, applying patches and so on.

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Flickrfs is a virtual filesystem which mounts your Flickr account on a Linux machine, allowing you to browse through your photos as if they were on a locally connected drive.

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This article examined a simple, but powerful, method to run commands on a remote machine using combination of ssh and a shell script: Use Secure Shell (SSH) to run commands on remote UNIX systems and, with some simple scripts, put together a system that enables you to manage many systems simultaneously from one machine without […]

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The useradd command is used to create a new user or update default new user information from the command line. However, sometimes you need to create a large number of users or import usernames from a text file. You can use newusers command, which update and create new users in batch.

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This is Part II in a series on Execute Commands on Multiple Linux or UNIX Servers Simultaneously. The full series is Part I, Part II, and Part III. Many times, you want to execute a command not only on one server, but also on several servers. For example, find out Version of kernel Version of […]

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