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Bcfg2 Alternatives

Bcfg2 is described as 'helps system administrators produce a consistent, reproducible, and verifiable description of their environment, and offers visualization and reporting tools to aid in day-to-day administrative tasks' and is a server management tool in the network & admin category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Bcfg2 for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows, BSD and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Ansible, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Bcfg2 are Salt, Puppet, Chef and Cobbler.

Bcfg2 alternatives are mainly Server Management Tools but may also be Software Installers or Task Management Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Bcfg2.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Linux

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    Ansible

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Python

    Ansible is a radically simple IT automation engine that automates cloud provisioning, configuration management, application deployment, intra-service orchestration, and many other IT needs.

    Architecture
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    Salt

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Salt is a powerful remote execution manager that can be used to administer and provision servers in a fast and efficient way.

    Screenshot


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    Puppet

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online

    Puppet Data Center Automation Solution helps you save time, gain visibility into your server environment, and ensure consistency across your IT infrastructure.

    Screenshot
  4. Chef icon

    Chef

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    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.

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    Cobbler

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Cobbler is a Linux installation server that allows for rapid setup of network installation environments.

    Screenshot


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    Rudder

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    • Solaris
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Raspbian

    Rudder is an easy to use, web-driven, role-based solution for Continuous Automation and Compliance. Well established in companies from small to biggest-in-their-field. The biggest known deployment (2016) is about 7000 nodes.

    Dashboard overview
  7. RunDeck is an open source automation service with a web console, command line tools and a WebAPI. It lets you easily run automation tasks across a set of nodes.

    Screenshot
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    munki

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    munki is a set of tools that, used together with a webserver-based repository of packages and package metadata, can be used by OS X administrators to manage software installs (and in many cases removals) on OS X client machines.

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  9. Fabric is a Python library and command-line tool for streamlining the use of SSH for application deployment or systems administration tasks.

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    Cfengine

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online

    CFEngine is a configuration management and automation framework that lets you securely manage your mission critical IT infrastructure.

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