[CentOS] best parallel / cluster SSH

Gavin Carr gavin at openfusion.com.au
Thu Feb 4 18:50:53 UTC 2010

On Thu, Feb 04, 2010 at 01:31:39PM -0500, Alan McKay wrote:
> > It depends on what you need to do.  If you really have enough machines
> > or long-running jobs that a shell loop through them isn't practical, you
> > might want something higher-level like cfengine or puppet, or at least
> > something running under cron to make them independent.
> cfengine or puppet (or something else - slackmaster?) are where I want
> to be eventually - but in the immediate term something like this would
> help a lot.    e.g bouncing my 4 front-end apache servers on 4
> different boxes.   That sort of thing.
> I was actually going to start another "configuration management redux"
> thread as a follow up to a thread I started a few months ago.

We've tried all the ones in that article you mentioned, and are currently
using classh - http://freshmeat.net/projects/classh - which is pretty nice,
in spite of being labelled alpha.

I've packaged it for c5 here:


if you'd like to give it a whirl.


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