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cfengine - network configuration engine

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cfengine - network configuration engine




cfengine is a language based system specifically designed for testing and configuring unix-like systems attached to a TCP/IP network. Th cfexecd is a wrapper for local execution of cfagent. It may be used to capture cfagent output and send it as mail when run cron cron, e.g.
0,30 * * * * /var/cfengine/bin/cfexecd -F
or it can be run in daemon mode with scheduling parameters set in cfagent.conf. All control parameters are set in cfagent.conf.
-F (--no-fork)
Run the executor in non-daemom (cron wrapper) mode.


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