[rudder-users] How to manage rudder server

Jean Rémond remond.jean at gmail.com
Tue Nov 1 19:37:10 CET 2011

On Tue, Nov 1, 2011 at 7:21 PM, Francois Armand
<francois.armand at normation.com> wrote:
> On 31/10/2011 20:49, Jean Rémond wrote:
>> Hi,
>> It seems impossible to manage the rudder server through the web interface.
>> Is it a technical limit ?
> You are quite right, for now it is not possible to manage the Rudder server
> with itself. It is not a technical limit, but it was a behaviour choice we
> did a long time ago, when Rudder wasn't looking as what it is now.
> We have recently considered the possibility to add Rudder self-management
> feature, but for now, we didn't set a timeline for it.
> A ticket opens by a member of the community for that very feature could rise
> its priority a lot ;)

I would like to open a ticket but I can not log in
(http://www.rudder-project.org/redmine/login) !
I tried my username / password from the wiki.

>> Can you provide the "agent" part inside of the server package ?
>> It would be a way to provide a standalone machine to try rudder.
> We could think about it, please open a ticket to describe that use case. We
> are also thinking about building some VM images (a server and one or two
> node) to allows to test Rudder in a simple way.
> And finally, we are also thinking about adding a "demo data" set of files
> that could be imported into a server, to preconfigure some groups/policy
> instances/configuration rules. But in that case, nodes are still needed to
> fully test Rudder.
> Hope it helps,
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