Open Source Ansible Alternatives
Puppet Data Center Automation Solution helps you save time, gain visibility into your server environment, and ensure consistency across your IT infrastructure.
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- - Puppet is the most popular Web-based, Windows, Mac & Linux alternative to Ansible.
- - Puppet is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to Ansible.
Opinions about Puppet as a Alternative to AnsibleAlmost everyone thinks Puppet is a great Ansible alternative.
Salt is a powerful remote execution manager that can be used to administer and provision servers in a fast and efficient way.Suggest and vote on features
Comments about Salt as a Alternative to AnsibleAlmost everyone thinks Salt is a great Ansible alternative.
Saltstack is stateful and supports features allowing to manage thousands of systems simulataneously0
Nix is a powerful package manager for macOS, Linux and other Unix systems that makes package management reliable and reproducible. It provides atomic upgrades and rollbacks, side-by-side installation of multiple versions of a package, multi-user package management and easy setup...Suggest and vote on features
Nix Package Manager Features
- Command line interfaceNix Package Manager either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
- PortableNix Package Manager can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
- Privacy focusedNix Package Manager is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
- Ad-freeNix Package Manager doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
- No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Nix Package Manager without registration.
- No TrackingNix Package Manager will not track you or use your personal data.
- LightweightNix Package Manager consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
pyinfra automates infrastructure super fast at massive scale. It can be used for ad-hoc command execution, service deployment, configuration management and more.Suggest and vote on features
Comments about pyinfra as a Alternative to AnsibleAlmost everyone thinks pyinfra is a great Ansible alternative.
I don't need to wait as long for pyinfra as I did for ansible. Furthermore as it is everything python, I can extend its logging if needed. I had logging problems with ansible.0Guest
Usable without a PhD in a couple of minutes.0
KISS spirit, very powerful and easy to learn.0
More powerful (Python configured), faster, better debugging.0
Chef is an open source systems integration framework built to bring the benefits of configuration management to your entire infrastructure. You write source code to describe how you want each part of your infrastructure to be built, then apply those descriptions to your servers.
Comments about Chef as a Alternative to AnsibleAlmost everyone thinks Chef is a great Ansible alternative.Guest
Jenkins and the other platforms listed are more build tools rather than a server configuration tool.0
OpenTofu is an OSS tool for building, changing, and versioning infrastructure safely and efficiently. OpenTofu can manage existing and popular service providers as well as custom in-house solutions.Suggest and vote on features
Dotfiles manager through a version control system.Suggest and vote on features
Fabric is a Python library and command-line tool for streamlining the use of SSH for application deployment or systems administration tasks.
Comments about Fabric as a Alternative to AnsibleMost users think Fabric is a great Ansible alternative.
Only requires SSH and if you're familiar to Python and the command line, you know everything to start automation of administrative tasks on remote hosts.1
Rudder is a solution for automating your IT infrastructure to ensure security, reliability and compliance of your systems, whatever the OS. Gain instant visibility of IT compliance and benefit from continuous remediation to ensure an environment well configured and secured.
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- - Rudder is the most popular Self-Hosted alternative to Ansible.
Opinions about Rudder as a Alternative to AnsibleMost users think Rudder is a great Ansible alternative.
Cobbler is a Linux installation server that allows for rapid setup of network installation environments. It glues together and automates many associated Linux tasks so you do not have to hop between lots of various commands and applications when rolling out new systems, and, in...