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    Crowbar Alternatives

    Crowbar is described as 'Open Source platform for server provisioning and deployment from bare metal. It provides server discovery, firmware upgrades, and operating system installation using PXE Boot' and is a Server Management Tool in the Network & Admin category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Crowbar 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 Crowbar are Salt (Free, Open Source), Puppet (Freemium, Open Source), Chef (Free, Open Source) and Cobbler (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 1, 2020
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    Crowbar is an Open Source platform for server provisioning and deployment from bare metal. It provides server discovery,...
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    1. Ansible is a radically simple IT automation engine that automates cloud provisioning, configuration management, application deployment, intra-service orchestration, and many other IT needs.
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      Salt is a powerful remote execution manager that can be used to administer and provision servers in a fast and efficient way.


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


    3. 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.
    4. 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 is a configuration management and automation framework that lets you securely manage your mission critical IT infrastructure.
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      cdist is an alternative to other configuration management systems like cfengine, bcfg2, chef and puppet. But cdist ticks differently.
    5. Bcfg2 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.
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