cfengine is a tool for setting up and maintaining BSD and System-5-like operating system optionally attached to a TCP/IP network. Read more hot
Cosmos is a computer system administration tool that execute scripts and install files on machines. Typically it is used to manage a fleet of server machines for an organisation. Cosmos is designed in a minimalistic way so that it easy to start to use without significant changes to the machines, and it works well in parallel with other system administration tools. Cosmos requires a POSIX shell and rsync. new
etckeeper is a collection of tools to let /etc be stored in a git, mercurial, darcs, or bzr repository. new
AdminKit is a tool to manage the configuration of systems via a high level description using roles.
Ansible is a radically simple model-driven configuration management, deployment, and command execution framework
Bcfg2 is a configuration management system. It helps system administrators deploy complex changes across large numbers of systems in a coherent and transparent fashion. Read more
cdist is an alternative to other configuration management systems like cfengine, bcfg2, chef, and puppet.
Chef is an open source systems integration framework and configuration management system. It is written in Ruby, a reflective object-oriented programming language. Chef provides a Ruby library and API that can be used to bring the benefits of configuration management to an entire infrastructure. Read more
Delta Reporting provides centralized CFEngine class and promise reporting via a modern and responsive web application.
Fusiondirectory is an infrastructure manager. It allows you to manage users, groups, services, servers, workstations, and the deployment of operating systems and software. All these operations are feasible from a Web interface.
Katello is a systems management engine providing workflows for configuration management, subscription management, provisioning, and content management.
Kwatee Agile Deployment
Kwatee Agile Deployment is a free language-agnostic tool that deploys web applications or software on any operating system. Tedious and error-prone update operations are automated and carried out on any number of servers in your premises or in the cloud in minutes rather than hours or days.
OCS Inventory NG
Open Computer and Software Inventory Next Generation (OCS Inventory NG) is a cross-platform, open-source application designed to help a network or system administrator keep track of the computers configuration and software that are installed on the network. Read more
PMSVN is a server configuration management and monitoring tool. It helps keep track of administrative actions for many servers with many administrators. I
Puppet lets you centrally manage every important aspect of your system using a cross-platform specification language that manages all the separate elements normally aggregated in different files, including users, cron jobs, and hosts, along with obviously discrete elements like packages, services, and files. Read more
rConfig is an open source network device configuration management tool, customizable to your needs!