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CFEngine 3 Beginner's Guide by Rajneesh

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Chapter 4. Scheduling Tasks with CFEngine

CFEngine can be used to schedule recurring tasks on a large number of hosts. In the previous few chapters we learned how to use CFEngine for system audits. Let's see how CFEngine can be used to monitor systems and processes in this chapter. We will also see a few more control promises. :

In this chapter, we shall

  • Learn about some monitor control promises
  • Learn about some runagent control promises
  • Learn about some executor control promises
  • Learn about reporter control promises
  • Learn about how CFEngine interprets classes and takes policy decisions
  • Learn about how CFEngine can be used as a monitoring tool
  • Learn about how to generate reports

When we add the knowledge of control promises that we are going to learn ...

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