September 2011 Archives

Cfengine as an alternative to crond.

Cfengine’s time based classes and promise theory make it an attractive alternative to venerable crond.

Dynamic bundlesequence in Cfengine

Problem

You want to have your bundlesequence change based on class.

Solution

This question comes up regularly on the Cfengine mailing list. The secret is to build a string list based on class. The alternative is to use methods.