Chef Essentials

This is the perfect basis to learn how to use Configuration Management for your services.

2 days

What you will learn in this training

Our Chef Essentials training is the perfect starting point to get in contact with Chef because you do not need any former knowledge on the topic.

You will learn how to automate the configuration, deployment, and management of your server infrastructure. In addition to that, we will teach you how to test your configurations so that you are able to automate your whole infrastructure.

This course is available for Windows and Linux.

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Course content summary

Day 1:

  • Introduction
  • Chef resources
  • Cookbooks
  • Chef-Client
  • Testing cookbooks
  • Details about the system
  • Desired state and data
  • Workstation installation
  • The ChefDK

Day 2:

  • The Chef server
  • Community cookbooks
  • Managing multiple nodes
  • Roles & Environments
  • Search


This training is designed for:

  • System- and Cloud-Administrators interested in, or responsible for, maintaining a large number of servers or virtual instances



To get the most out of the training we recommend following prerequisites:

  • Knowledge of working with the shell

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