cdist is described as 'alternative to other configuration management systems like cfengine, bcfg2, chef and puppet. But cdist ticks differently'. There are more than 10 alternatives to cdist for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Mac, BSD and the Web. The best alternative is Ansible, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like cdist are Puppet (Freemium, Open Source), Salt (Free, Open Source), Chef (Free, Open Source) and Fabric (Free, Open Source).
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