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Chef provides continuous automation for building, deploying, and managing infrastructure, compliance, and applications in modern, legacy, and hybrid environments.

The Chef adapter connection requires the following parameters:

  1. Chef Domain - IP or the URL of your Chef server.
  2. Organization is the name of your organization as it appears in Chef.
  3. Client and Client Key File (pem) - Axonius uses the username and theekey file of a Chef user for authorization. See below instructions.
  4. Verify SSL Certificate is whether to validate the SSL Certificate against a well-known root CA.
    If you use a self-signed SSL certificate in your server, do not mark this checkbox.

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Creating a user in Chef for Axonius Usage

There are 2 options for creating a User:

  • Create a user through Chef Manage (Chef Web UI). Follow the steps here to create this user and retrieve its key file.
  • Create a user through the command line. Follow the steps here to create the user and generate the client key file. Please keep the key file in a safe place.
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