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Free RunDeck Alternatives

The best free alternative to RunDeck is Salt, which is also Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to RunDeck and many of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to RunDeck are Chef, Cobbler, pyinfra and Apache Airflow.

RunDeck alternatives are mainly Server Management Tools but may also be Workflow Automation Tools or Task Automation Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of RunDeck.
This page was last updated Jan 20, 2022
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

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  1. 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.

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    RunDeck is a job scheduler

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  2. 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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  3. Cobbler

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

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

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

  5. Apache Airflow

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Airflow is a platform to programmaticaly author, schedule and monitor data pipelines.



  6. 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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    Fabric is used to write local scripts to automate recurring development tasks.

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  7. 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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  8. 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.

  9. StackStorm

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted

    StackStorm is a powerful open-source automation platform that wires together all of your apps, services and workflows. It’s extendable, flexible, and built with love for DevOps and ChatOps.

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    Gives a lot more flexibility on running remote jobs. Only serverlist aren't covered.

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  10. Bcfg2

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux

    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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