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Juju/Puppet service's configuration files

I wrote my own service and I'd like to deploy it via Juju/Puppet scripts. Main goal is to automate whole process of deploying it and I've found out Juju/Puppet should be the best. Do I have to ...
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What are common strategies for configuration management on EC2?

Without using a 3rd party cloud configuration service, what are common patterns/strategies or whitepapers written on the subject of configuration management with EC2? Specifically on how to configure ...
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Automatically Configure New Computers

My company is in the process of upgrading all of our users from old Windows XP computers to newer quad-core Win7 computers. This is a good thing - it's long overdue that we upgrade our workstations - ...
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How can I fix puppet refusing to start and asking for “master.pp”?

I'm using the very latest version of puppet and have been following the Apress "Pro Puppet" guide step by step. I have installed puppet sudo aptitude install ruby libshadow-ruby1.8 sudo aptitude ...
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How to automate LAMP+mail domains deployment?

We manage our more-or-less standard set of systems to do the usual hosting business: authoritative dns servers Mail eXchangers (with the first stage of spam filtering) mail scanning server (amavisd ...
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Installing SharePoint to Root or Child domain

We're looking at deploying SharePoint within our company, and there's one question that I haven't been able to find any advice on. The enterprise is currently setup with a single root domain that is ...
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cfengine3 file_copy only on source side change

I am using the 'digest' copy method for all file copy promises, because of the way we package and deploy software, I cant rely on mtime for the criteria for updating files. For various reasons, I am ...
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How to set up Cobbler with Puppet or Cfengine?

I've heard a lot about using Cobbler together with Puppet/Cfengine for rapid deployment & configuration. Can you point me to some tutorials or share you experience of how you do it? Would also ...
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How to deploy 10 new iMac and configure it programatically

What is the best and quicker way to deploy and customize a number of newly arrived iMacs (say 10 or more) using an already configured iMac, a DHCP/DNS server, a LAN and Remote Desktop installed on the ...