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Installing Chocolatey Package Manager on Windows

In this article, I will describe how to install and use the Chocolatey Package Manager on Windows. But first, what is Chocolatey? To get the best explanation, it is best to quote the makers of chocolatey. “Chocolatey is a package manager for Windows (like apt-get but for Windows). It was designed to be a decentralized framework for quickly installing applications and tools that you need. It is built on the NuGet infrastructure currently using PowerShell as its focus for delivering packages from Read more […]

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Automatically deploy Puppet agent on VMWare Templates

When you deploy a VMWare template, you have the option to create a customization specification.  You can add a command to this customization specification to automatically deploy the puppet agent, after the template has finished deploying. One of the options in your customization specification is a run once command. Or really, it is a list of run once commands. There are three commands you should add to this section: Downloading the Puppet Agent First, you want to download the puppet agent Read more […]