Using Chef Compliance and the audit cookbook only – Part IV

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Whilst you already saw the audit cookbook working with the Chef Server there is another way that was implemented by public demand. Some people have separated departments or just want to test their cookbooks against Chef Compliance using the audit cookbook without a Chef Server. When we have a look back on out .kitchen.yml file you […]

Windows infrastructure testing using Chef Compliance – Part III

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Welcome to the last part of InSpec and Chef Compliance for Windows infrastructure testing. In this last article you will see how Chef Compliance adds value to your infrastructure and how to use your new shiny profile against your Windows machines. Let´s start with the easy thing: adding a node to compliance. Since the profile […]

Windows infrastructure testing using InSpec – Part I

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While joining Chef a while ago I have learned a lot about testing your infrastructure code. One of the most important lessons was TDD (Test Driven Development) that loosely means: “write tests first”. At Chef we have something called InSpec to describe tests in a simple way while developing infrastructure and application deployment code (like […]