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I currently have 5 FreeBSD servers that I'm handling on my own.

I just bought 10 more servers and I want to start using some centralized configuration system like Puppet.

I was wondering if there are any other alternatives to puppet? Are there any downsides to it?

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Our very own @Voretaq7 is the port maintainer for radmin –  Chris S Dec 6 '12 at 15:30

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Puppet

Chef

CFengine

Ansible

bcfg2

R?ex

Others:

I've only ever used Puppet and a little bit of chef. They're all about the same really.

Puppet has a few downsides, but so do all the others. Puppet and chef both have a HUGE community, both here, and on StackOverflow, and also on other sites (but who'd go to those, eh?)

YMMV.

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