[CentOS] question on managing multiple boxes

Matty matty91 at gmail.com
Tue Aug 4 21:38:36 UTC 2009

On Tue, Aug 4, 2009 at 3:32 PM, Jerry Geis<geisj at pagestation.com> wrote:
> How do admins handle a situation with many boxes like 50 for example.
> If I wish to tell 50 boxes to run a handful of commands - how is that done?
> (I mean without actually logging into 1,2,3,4...X  and executing the
> commands)

We use a combination of puppet and dsh:



Puppet ensures configs are in sync, and dsh allows us to run 1 off
commands across all our hosts in parallel.

- Ryan

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