Why would one create a multitude of recipes, versus a cookbook with 1 default recipe?

Posted March 28, 2017 2.6k views
UbuntuCentOSChefDeploymentUbuntu 16.04

what is cookbook? Meaning of 1 default recipe? How to create a recipe in CentOs or in Ubuntu?

These answers are provided by our Community. If you find them useful, show some love by clicking the heart. If you run into issues leave a comment, or add your own answer to help others.

Submit an Answer
1 answer

Sorry to see that your question hasn’t received an answer yet. Unfortunately, after this much time, it is unlikely an answer for this specific question will be provided without more information. For people still landing here via search, check out these tutorials. The first one serves as an introduction to Chef cookbooks while the second covers the basics of writing a Chef recipe:

by Justin Ellingwood
In this article, we will discuss the basics of creating a Chef cookbook. Cookbooks are the configuration units that allow us to configure and perform specific tasks within Chef on our remote nodes. We will build cookbooks and then tell Chef which nodes we want to run the steps outlined in the cookbook.