- uses SSH to run commands, so no installation is needed on the remote side; easy to use for quick and dirty scripting
- a bit of higher-level functionality for Fabric
- provides a web interface for users to run jobs (e.g. could be used as a frontend to something like Ansible)
- semi-related: it handles provisioning, configuration, and monitoring, and it can integrate with Puppet and, to some extent, other configuration management tools
Both (Remote Control + Management)
- seemingly-lesser-known alternative, written in Perl, that appears to be similar to Ansible in many ways (e.g. uses SSH, supports ad-hoc commands)
Both Salt and Ansible use YAML by default for storing configuration and Jinja2 for file templates.
info/remote_management.txt · Last modified: 2016-06-15 19:59 by sam