Automation with Chef eLearning

Start Date: January 01, 1970 – 12:00 AM (Pacific Time)

End Date: January 01, 1970 – 12:00 AM (Pacific Time)


Student financing options are available.

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Course Description:

This online instructor led training course provides the knowledge and skills to utilize Chef, a configuration management tool for dealing with machine setup on physical servers, virtual machines and in the cloud. In this course students will learn key topics including the Chef resources, recipes, cookbooks, test kitchen, Ohai, centralizing management, managing data, power automation, and more.

Course Outline

Using Chef resources

Building blocks
Building Chef

Testing cookbooks

Test Kitchen
System detail collection


Dynamic code
Workstation setup

Centralizing management

Chef Server

Managing data

Advanced templating – passing in variables
Storing your code

Intro to Git
Community Cookbooks

Automating Chef-client runs

Multi-node infrastructure

Power automation

Chef Search

Create user accounts on servers


Skills Learned

Chef resources
Recipes and cookbooks
How to test cookbooks
Centralized management
Managing data
Automating runs

Who Should Attend This Course

This course is intended for DevOps engineers wanting to learn Configuration Management with Chef.


None, but we recommend that students:

Some prior experience writing code.
Understand how to use a command-line text editor to edit files.
Have a beginner-level experience navigating a Terminal, such as Powershell or Bash, and using it to perform basic file manipulations
Have a basic understanding of system administration, such as what it means to install and configure packages and start services.


  • Accessible 24x7x365 both from your PC and Mobile Device
  • Enjoy job placement assistance for the first 12 months after course completion.
  • This course is eligible for CCS Learning Academy’s Learn and Earn Program: get a tuition fee refund of up to 50% if you are placed in a job through CCS Global Tech’s Placement Division*
  • Government and Private pricing available.*

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NOTE: These are our Partner Delivered eLearning.