GETTING SET UP

ON CLIENT

Enable ssh

$ vi /etc/ssh/sshd_config

Uncomment “#PermitRootLogin yes”

$ service sshd restart

ON CHEF SERVER

Download the starter kit from web page – ONLY DO THIS ONCE

ON WORKSTATION

Get chef-starter.zip from wherever we downloaded it to.

then

$ curl -L https://www.opscode.com/chef/install.sh | sudo bash # install chef workstation

$ knife bootstrap  -x root -P -N

# install chef agent on the client

ON CLIENT

$ cd /etc/chef

vi client.rb

add the line “log_level :info”

$ chef-client # to run convergence

Reset sshd_config to remove root login