Chef Server


Chef Server is a meta package. It only exists to depend on the other packages needed to run a chef server, so they may be installed and upgraded more easily:

  • chef-server-api: The primary chef server, clients and the webui interact with it via a JSON REST API.

  • chef-server-webui: Web (HTML and javascript) interface to the chef-server-api

  • chef-solr: A wrapper to the Solr full text indexer

  • chef-solr-indexer: Listens to rabbitmq for updates to indexed data (sent by chef-server-api), and denormalizes data for searchability.


Chef Server - The server component of the Chef configuration management system


Adam Jacob (<>)


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