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cf-agent

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NAME

cf-agent - cfengine's change agent

 

SYNOPSIS:


 cf-agent [options]

 

DESCRIPTION:

The main Cfengine agent is the instigator of change in the system. In that sense it is the most important part of the Cfengine suite.

cfengine is a self-healing configuration and change management based system. You can think of cfengine as a very high level language, much higher level than Perl or shell. Asingle statement is called a promise, and compliance can result in many hundreds of filesbeing created, or the permissions of many hundreds offiles being set. The idea of cfengine is to create a one or more sets of configuration files which willclassify and describe the setup of every host in a network.  

COMMAND LINE OPTIONS:

--bootstrap, -B
Bootstrap/repair a cfengine configuration from failsafe file in the current directory
--bundlesequence, -b
Set or override bundlesequence from command line
--debug, -d
Set debugging level 0,1,2
--define, -D
Define a list of comma separated classes to be defined at the start of execution
--diagnostic, -x
Activate internal diagnostics (developers only)
--dry-run, -n
All talk and no action mode - make no changes, only inform of promises not kept
--file, -f
Specify an alternative input file than the default
--help, -h
Print the help message
--inform, -I
Print basic information about changes made to the system, i.e. promises repaired
--negate, -N
Define a list of comma separated classes to be undefined at the start of execution
--no-lock, -K
Ignore locking constraints during execution (ifelapsed/expireafter) if "too soon" to run
--policy-server, -s
Define the server name or IP address of the a policy server (for use with bootstrap)
--verbose, -v
Output verbose information about the behaviour of the agent
--version, -V
Output the version of the software
 

AUTHOR

Mark Burgess and Cfengine AS  

INFORMATION

Bug reports: bug-cfengine@cfengine.org

Community help: help-cfengine@cfengine.org

Community info: http://www.cfengine.org

Support services: http://www.cfengine.com

This software is Copyright (C) 2008- Cfengine AS.


 

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