Chef
  • 08 Mar 2022
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Chef provides continuous automation for building, deploying, and managing infrastructure, compliance, and applications in modern, legacy, and hybrid environments.

Adapter Parameters

  1. Chef Domain (required) - The hostname of the Chef server.
  2. Organization (required) - The name of your organization as it appears in Chef.
  3. Client and Client Key File (pem) (required) - Axonius uses the username and the key file of a Chef user for authorization. See below instructions.
  4. Verify SSL (required, default: False) - Verify the SSL certificate offered by the host supplied in Chef Domain. For more details, see SSL Trust & CA Settings.
    • If enabled, the SSL certificate offered by the host will be verified against the CA database inside of Axonius. If it fails validation, the connection will fail with an error.
    • If disabled, the SSL certificate offered by the host will not be verified against the CA database inside of Axonius.

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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. Keep the key file in a safe place.


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