A Tiny Overview of Cfengine: Convergent Maintenance Agent

Mark Burgess

Abstract

Cfengine is a widely used software tool with an on-going research project, looking at distributed system administration. System administration deals with the setup, configuration and maintenance of computing devices in a network, a task where it is natural to apply methods of automation. Since its inception in 1993, the cfengine tool-set has been adopted by a broad range of users from small businesses to huge organizations[1]. It is currently running on close to a million nodes around the world.

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Burgess M. (2005). A Tiny Overview of Cfengine: Convergent Maintenance Agent . In Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Multi-Agent Robotic Systems - Volume 1: MARS, (ICINCO 2005) ISBN 972-8865-34-1, pages 183-188. DOI: 10.5220/0001159201830188


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@conference{mars05,
author={Mark Burgess},
title={A Tiny Overview of Cfengine: Convergent Maintenance Agent},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Multi-Agent Robotic Systems - Volume 1: MARS, (ICINCO 2005)},
year={2005},
pages={183-188},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001159201830188},
isbn={972-8865-34-1},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Multi-Agent Robotic Systems - Volume 1: MARS, (ICINCO 2005)
TI - A Tiny Overview of Cfengine: Convergent Maintenance Agent
SN - 972-8865-34-1
AU - Burgess M.
PY - 2005
SP - 183
EP - 188
DO - 10.5220/0001159201830188