On Apr 25, 2012, at 1:03 PM, firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com wrote:
First post to this list. I know that by default chef clients check
configuration changes from chef server. I’m wondering is it possible that chef
server pushes configuration to specified clients. If there is, how can it be
The chef model is client pull, not server push.
You could have your nodes run chef-client more frequently, or you could use an external coordination/synchronization service like Zookeeper or Noah to notify your clients in near real-time that they need to go pick up changes.
But any way you look at it, one of the most basic concepts of chef is client pull, not server push.
Brad Knowles firstname.lastname@example.org
SAGE Level IV, Chef Level 0.0.1