[TriLUG] Issuing a command to multiple machines simultaneously
bak at picklefactory.org
Tue Jun 3 17:42:10 EDT 2008
Puppet is the deadly ninja to CFEngine's 18th-century redcoat.
Paul G. Szabady wrote:
> We use puppet at $WORK. It's not simultaneous, but you can configure
> things centrally and all servers can be updated within "x" period of
> time. Ours is set to finish updates within 20 mins to ~50 servers. It
> has all kinds of capabilities, including checks for packages and
> installation of needed or removal if unwanted, etc... For example, if
> you decide to maintain sendmail.mc locally, you'd want the sendmail-cf rpm.
> @ Thy Service
> Cristóbal Palmer wrote:
>> On Tue, Jun 3, 2008 at 2:20 PM, Paul McLanahan <pmclanahan at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I'd like to setup a system that will allow
>>> me to issue the command in a client of some type, which will cause the
>>> command to run of all of the machines, and send the output back to me.
>>> I've seen this done in the past, but I can not seem find how it was
>>> done, and my googling has turned up a couple of rsh tutorials, but
>>> unless I'm missing something, just rsh isn't going to get this done.
>> I haven't used it, but I've heard at least two people swear by Puppet:
>> Maybe they'll pipe up...
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