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Foreman presentation at NYC puppet users

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Foreman presentation at NYC puppet users

  1. 1. Foreman Puppet NYC User Group Apr 20121 Ohad Levy
  2. 2. The Foreman Realm Provisioning Configuration Management – Puppet Inventory and Activity Reporting One (simple) interface/console/API for your infrastructure2 Ohad Levy
  3. 3. Typical System Lifecycle Pre/ Installation Initial Configuration Updates Drift Management Audits3 Ohad Levy
  4. 4. Foreman Architecture DNS Smart DHCP Smart ISC Smart MS DNS Smart Puppet DNS Smart Proxy TFTP DHCP Proxy Smart DHCP ISC Proxy Smart MS Proxy Smart CA Pupet .. DNS Proxy TFTP .. Proxy DHCP Proxy TFTP Proxy CA Restful API Segmented Network HTTP(s) Puppet Puppet Puppet ENC ac ts / s/F Report Web Users Foreman API Co mp ute Libvirt RHEV-M EC2 VMWare DB LDAP / AD INTERNAL4 Ohad Levy
  5. 5. Demo5 Ohad Levy
  6. 6. Inventory Automatically collects your Puppet based inventory (including your custom facts) Easy to browse and search though your inventory Facts can be used as a permission filter to your hosts6 Ohad Levy
  7. 7. Node Classifier Simple UI to associate hosts with puppet classes Multiple Puppet Environment support Allows you to group your hosts Variable inheritance (split the variables from the manifests) Update many hosts at once7 Ohad Levy
  8. 8. Reporting Dashboard for all of your puppet hosts Detailed Log for what Puppet did Simple Search though the logs (show me all hosts/reports with yum related activities) Audit Log Summary Emails Alerting (API, Email etc)8 Ohad Levy
  9. 9. More Puppet integrations PuppetCA management Trigger Puppet runs Puppetdoc integration Can work with your existing storeconfigs Support multiple Puppetmasters and CA9 Ohad Levy
  10. 10. Restful API All UI actions can be used via API Powerful search API Can by used within Puppet as an alternative to storeconfigs Foreman CLI RemoteAdmin10 Ohad Levy
  11. 11. User Management Internal and External (LDAP/AD) user authentication RBAC (Role Based Access Control) Per host group, domain, fact etc Dynamic groups (AD like) Can be used to CRUD and restrict to "your" set of hosts – self service11 Ohad Levy
  12. 12. Foreman Installer Automate installation of Foreman Foreman Proxy Puppet master Apache Passenger Git ... http://github.com/theforeman/foreman-installer12 Ohad Levy
  13. 13. About the project Almost 3 years old 50+ Contributors Largest installation =~ 5000 active hosts Homepage – http://theforeman.org Overall Projects http://github.com/theforeman13 Ohad Levy
  14. 14. Some of Foreman users CERN, Switzerland Citrix Online DHL Norton Data Services, Symantec BBC Belgian National Pensions Office Rocky Mountain College Georgia Institute of Technology College of Computing Yakaz iBahn14 Ohad Levy
  15. 15. Community Friendly Irc - #theforeman on freenode Usergroup - http://groups.google.com/group/foreman-users (&dev)15 Ohad Levy
  16. 16. Links http://kanaka.github.com/noVNC/ http://theforeman.org http://fog.io http://rubygems.org/gems/rbovirt http://puppetlabs.com http://katello.org http://pulpproject.org http://cloudprovisioning.wordpress.com16 Ohad Levy
  17. 17. Now is a good time to ask more questions17 Ohad Levy
  18. 18. Things I should have mentioned during the talk :) Console Dual mode enc/provisioning/reporting Fog Installation Orchestration layer Under the hood Provisioning templates Code overview Search Plugable db Smartvars18 Ohad Levy
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  20. 20. A possible Open Source Stack Foreman is aimed to be a Single Address For All Machines Life Cycle Management. Puppet, an automated administrative engine for your *nix systems, performs administrative tasks (such as adding users, installing packages, and updating server configurations) based on a centralized specification. Fog provides an accessible entry point and facilitates cross service compatibility for the Cloud. rbovirt – Ruby API binding oVirt a virtual datacenter management platform20 Ohad Levy
  21. 21. noVNC VNC client using HTML5 (WebSockets, Canvas) with encryption (wss://) support. Requires web socket enabled vnc server, or a proxy for each vnc connection. QEMU does not include support for WS.21 Ohad Levy
  22. 22. REST22 Ohad Levy
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