Private Chef 1.4.xΒΆ


This topic is about an older version of Enterprise Chef. For documentation about the current version see:

Welcome to the Private Chef guide! This document is broken into the following sections:

  • Engagement Overview: A guide to working with Chef consulting to install Private Chef in your environment.
  • Architecture: An overview of the three topology options: Standalone, Tiered, and High Availability.
  • Installation: Reference documentation on how to install Private Chef.
  • Administration: Deeper content on the specifics of how to administer Private Chef.
  • Support: How to get support for your Private Chef installation.

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Unless otherwise stated, all the commands in the documentation for Private Chef should be run as root, either directly or via the sudo command.