Is there an example of knife-bootstrapping a chef node without having a
I was thinking of something like ‘knife bootstrap IP_ADDRESS -x user -P
pass --sudo -r “role[myrole]” --repo-tar
"/path/to/tarballed/chef-repo.tgz"’ which would then upload the .tgz and
use chef-solo to bootstrap the node without a chef server required.
From looking at the wiki, knife bootstrap doesn’t support this. Is there
another easy way to achieve the same thing?
Sure this would be limited as you could not do searches and data bags. I am
looking for a solution to set up VMs using Chef recipes if you don’t have a
Chef Server available.