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Fabric Alternatives

Fabric is described as 'Python library and command-line tool for streamlining the use of SSH for application deployment or systems administration tasks' and is a server management tool in the development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Fabric 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 Fabric are Salt, Puppet, Chef and Cobbler.

Fabric alternatives are mainly Server Management Tools but may also be Task Automation Apps or Task Management Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Fabric.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux
  • BSD

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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
  2. Salt icon

    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


  3. Puppet icon

    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


  6. pyinfra automates infrastructure super fast at massive scale. It can be used for ad-hoc command execution, service deployment, configuration management and more.

    Pyinfra command example.
  7. Foreman icon

    Foreman

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    Foreman is an open source project that helps system administrators manage servers throughout their lifecycle, from provisioning and configuration to orchestration and monitoring.

    Screenshot
  8. 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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    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.

    No screenshots yet
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    cdist

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD

    cdist is an alternative to other configuration management systems like cfengine, bcfg2, chef and puppet. But cdist ticks differently.

    Screenshot
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