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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. Client and Client Key File - To connect to the Chef Adapter, you need to create a User. Axonius uses username and key file for authorization (see below instructions)
  3. Organization is the name of your organization as it appears in Chef.
  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 for the adapter connection:

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.

Fill all required fields in the adapter configuration, click save and the Chef adapter is configured

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