Introduction to Rex

Introduction to Rex

By Doug Bell (‎preaction‎) from
Date: Tuesday, 21 June 2016 09:30
Duration: 20 minutes
Target audience: Beginner
Language: English
Tags: automation server sysadmin

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This is a quick introduction to Rex ( Rex is a Perl-based, task-oriented server automation tool that requires nothing on the host machine except an SSH server.

This talk will go through:

* Building simple automation tasks
* Running commands
* Installing software
* Writing configuration files
* Configuring Rex with hosts, groups, and environments
* Combining simple tasks into more complex tasks
* Rex's layered config management database (CMDB)

Attended by: Doug Bell (‎preaction‎), David H. Adler (‎dha‎), Mike Weisenborn, Alexander Vipach, Michael South (‎msouth‎), Karsten Schiela, Jed Cunningham, Greg Cole (‎wingfold‎), Henry Van Styn (‎vanstyn‎), Brad Lhotsky, Adam Engle, Russ Brewer (‎Russ‎), Eric Ellis (‎jellisii‎), Leonard Harris, R Geoffrey Avery (‎rGeoffrey‎),