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Learning Chef by Rishabh Sharma, Mitesh Soni

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Managing on-premises Chef

After the successful installation of the different types of Chef servers, we have a choice to select any kind of on-premises Chef installation according to our organizational or personal requirements. However, a simple installation is not enough. As a Chef administrator or learner, we must have the knowledge of various management and administration commands for the on-premises Chef server. Here, we are going to learn some commands that are frequently used by Chef administrators.

Practically, Chef installation is done with the help of the omnibus installer. We have seen before that chef-server-ctl is the command-line utility that is used to manage various services in on-premises Chef, such as starting, stopping, reconfiguring, ...

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