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Chef Advanced training
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Chef Advanced training

Master the configuration management tool that will solve all your infrastructure needs!

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Classroom

Our classroom training provides you the opportunity to interact with instructors face-to-face.

Online Classroom

Collaborative, enriching virtual sessions, led by world class instructors at time slots to suit your convenience.

Description

Chef is a DevOps configuration management tool that is gaining popularity as a framework used for infrastructure automation. This open source tool easily integrates with cloud based platforms and configuring new machines is as easy as writing a few lines of code. It is also popular since it can manage huge amounts of nodes on a single server and is quite easy to manage.

KnowledgeHut brings you a Chef Advanced course that will help you understand hands on the DevOps tools and DevOps practices, Continuous Development, Continuous Testing, Configuration Management, including Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment and finally Continuous Monitoring of the software throughout its development life cycle.On successful completion of the course, you will receive a Course Completion Certificate from KnowledgeHut.

What you will learn:
  • Re-visit Chef basics
  • Install and configure Chef
  • Creating Chef cookbooks for Windows, Linux
  • Rolls, Add ons and Chef supermarket
  • Docker and Kitchen
  • Conditional Statements
You will also get:
  • Comprehensive, downloadable courseware
  • Course completion certificate
  • KnowledgeHut credits

Key Features

5-day intensive training on Chef
Go from basic to intermediate and learn to deploy Chef infrastructure
Learn through hands on practical exercises
Get course completion certificate
Get comprehensive courseware in downloadable format
Create and deploy a Chef architecture to automate your processes

Curriculum

  • Devops Big-Picture
  • Devops Tools – SCM,CI/CD, Configuration management tool introduction
  • Where Chef fits in entire DevOps culture/tools
  • Infrastructure-As-A-Code
  • Chef Components – 10000 feet overview
    • Chef Server
    • Hosted Chef Server
    • Chef Development kit
    • Chef Nodes
    • Recipes
    • Cookbooks
    • Chef Analytics
    • Chef Push job server

  • Deploy Ubuntu 16.04 Server
  • SSH to Ubuntu Server
  • Install chef-server on Ubuntu 16.04 Linux server
  • Install chef-manage on chef-server
  • Install and configure Chef-Reporting
  • Deploy Ubuntu RHEL-7 Server
  • SSH to RHEL-7 Server
  • Install chef-server on RHEl-7 Linux server
  • Install chef-manage on chef-server on RHEL
  • Install and configure Chef-Reporting RHEL
  • Create a user account on hosted chef server
  • Create organization on hosted chef server
  • Download chef-starter kit
  • Deploy a Ubuntu 14.04 server
  • Ssh to Ubuntu server
  • Install and configure Chef development kit
  • Configure knife to interact with your own Chef-server
  • Configure knife to interact with your Hosted Chef-server
  • Configure SSL based connection to chef server
  • Deploy a RHEL 7 server
  • Ssh to RHEL 7 server
  • Install and configure Chef development kit
  • Configure knife to interact with your own Chef-server
  • Configure knife to interact with your Hosted Chef-server
  • Configure SSL based connection to chef server
  • Install and configure Chef development kit
  • Setup environment variables
  • Configure knife to interact with your own Chef-server
  • Configure knife to interact with your Hosted Chef-server
  • Configure SSL based connection to chef server
  • Create a new cookbook for apache2 installation on Ubuntu server
  • Write package resource type in recipe to install apache2
  • Write service resource type in recipe to enable and restart apache2
  • Write file resource type in recipe to create new files on node with content
  • Create templates to be used in recipe – to push templates to node
  • Create index.html and log file to be used by recipe
  • Write cookbook_file resource type
  • Create a new cookbook for OS update installation on Ubuntu server
  • Write recipe for update of Operating system
  • Edit metadata.rb file to include dependency for apache2 cookbook
  • Attach apache2 runlist to chef Ubuntu node
  • Run chef-client on the node
  • Test if you the recipe is applied and working as desired
  • Create a new cookbook for HTTPD installation on RHEL 7
  • Write package resource type in recipe to install HTTPD
  • Write service resource type in recipe to enable and restart HTTPD
  • Write file resource type in recipe to create new files on node with content
  • Create templates to be used in recipe – to push templates to node
  • Create index.html and log file to be used by recipe
  • Write cookbook_file resource type
  • Create a new cookbook for OS update installation on RHEL server
  • Write recipe for update of Operating system
  • Edit metadata.rb file to include dependency for HTTPD cookbook


  • Attach HTTPD runlist to chef RHEL Node
  • Run chef-client on the node
  • Test if the recipe is applied and working as desired


  • Create a new cookbook for apache2 installation on Ubuntu server
  • Write package resource type in recipe to install apache2
  • Write service resource type in recipe to enable and restart apache2
  • Write file resource type in recipe to create new files on node with content
  • Create templates to be used in recipe – to push templates to node
  • Create index.html and log file to be used by recipe
  • Write cookbook_file resource type
  • Create a new cookbook for OS update installation on Ubuntu server
  • Write recipe for update of Operating system
  • Edit metadata.rb file to include dependency for apache2 cookbook
  • Attach apache2 runlist to chef Ubuntu node
  • Run chef-client on the node
  • Test if you the recipe is applied and working as desired
  • Create a new cookbook for HTTPD installation on RHEL 7
  • Write package resource type in recipe to install HTTPD
  • Write service resource type in recipe to enable and restart HTTPD
  • Write file resource type in recipe to create new files on node with content
  • Create templates to be used in recipe – to push templates to node
  • Create index.html and log file to be used by recipe
  • Write cookbook_file resource type
  • Create a new cookbook for OS update installation on RHEL server
  • Write recipe for update of Operating system
  • Edit metadata.rb file to include dependency for HTTPD cookbook
  • Attach HTTPD runlist to chef RHEL Nod
  • Run chef-client on the node
  • Test if the recipe is applied and working as desired
  • What Are Environments And Why Do They Matter?
  • Creating And Configuring Environments ( Production and test environments)
  • Creating A Second Version Of Our WebServer Cookbook
  • Deploying To Different Environments
  • Viewing And Deleting Environments With Knife
  • What Are Roles?
  • Creating A Web Server Role
  • Building A Simple MySQL Cookbook For A Role
  • Creating A DB Server Role
  • Creating A Base Role
  • Applying recipe locally on Ubuntu server
  • Chef Solo vs Chef Zero vs Chef Server
  • Download a community cookbook for IIS (web-server) Installation on windows server 2012
  • Run cookbook on windows server
  • Validate web server is installed on windows 2012 server
  • Create a new cookbook for load balancer creation
  • Bootstrap 2 web server nodes
  • Bootstrap a load balancer node
  • Write package resource type in recipe
  • Write file resource type in recipe
  • Upload to cookbook to chef server
  • Attach runlist to a Ubuntu node
  • Run chef-client and verify load balancer is created and able server traffic web sever
  • Create a new cookbook for user and group
  • Write user resource type in recipe
  • Write file resource type in recipe
  • Write group resource type in recipe
  • Upload to cookbook to chef server
  • Attach runlist to a Ubuntu node
  • Run chef-client and verify user and groups are created
  • What Are Data Bags?
  • Creating User And sudo Group Data Bags
  • Building A Recipe To Deploy Local User Accounts From Data Bags
  • Create a new cookbook for web server
  • Write three recipes
    • Recipe 1 : to install apache on Ubuntu
    • Recipe 2: to install httpd on RHEL
    • Recipe 3 : if conditional statements to ensure runs right recipe based node OS family
  • Upload to cookbook to chef server
  • Attach runlist to a Ubuntu node
  • Run chef-client and verify execution is correct
  • Node Object
  • Working With Ohai and Node Attributes
  • Knife Search
  1. Module Introduction
  2. What is Virtualization
  3. what are Containers
  4. Containerization and virtualization differences
  5. Case study : 100 developer environment
  6. Difference between Win and Linux containers
  7. Docker ecosystem and components
  1. Module Introduction
  2. Installing Docker on Ubuntu 16.04 server
  3. Install Docker on Windows 2016 server
  4. Install Docker Toolbox on Windows 7-8-10
  1. Module Introduction
  2. Deploy, Login, exit container
  3. List, Start, Stop, restart containers
  4. Where containers are stored
  5. Working with container hostnames
  6. Container stats and inspect
  7. Container networking
  8. Deleting containers
  • Deploy a Ubuntu server
  • Deploy chef development kit
  • Deploy Docker
  • Create chef cookbook of apache2
  • Write recipe in cookbook for apache2 install start and push index.html
  • Kitchen create with Docker provisioner
  • Kitchen converge
  • Kitchen destroy
  • Kitchen test

Our Students

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Frequently Asked Questions

Participants must be familiar with Linux basics (working with file and directories).

Yes, KnowledgeHut does offer virtual training for this course. Call us for more information on the same.

On successful completion of the course you will receive a course completion certificate issued by KnowledgeHut.

You will receive 1 credit per hour of learning which totals to 40 credits for the entire workshop.

Automation is the key to the success of any organization and automation of infrastructure helps give a competitive edge as it cuts down development and production time significantly and helps deliver better services. Chef is a DevOps tool that helps you write scripts to automate infrastructure processes, irrespective of whether these processes are big or small. Our course on Chef Advanced will help you leverage the features of Chef to solve infrastructural problems.

Your instructors are Chef experts who have years of industry experience.

Any registration cancelled within 48 hours of the initial registration will be refunded in FULL (please note that all cancellations will incur a 5% deduction in the refunded amount due to transactional costs applicable while refunding) Refunds will be processed within 30 days of receipt of written request for refund. Kindly go through our Refund Policy for more details: http://www.knowledgehut.com/refund

Please send in an email to support@knowledgehut.com, and we will answer any queries you may have!

This course is apt for Cloud engineers, Developers, operations engineers, Centre of excellence team, Windows server administrators, Unix/Linux administrators, Storage admins, network administrators, and Virtualization administrators.

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