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deis (17) Versions 0.6.0

Installs/Configures components of the Deis PaaS

cookbook 'deis', '= 0.6.0'
cookbook 'deis', '= 0.6.0', :supermarket
knife cookbook site install deis
knife cookbook site download deis
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Deis Cookbook

The opdemand/deis-cookbook project contains Chef recipes for provisioning Deis nodes. To get started with your own private PaaS, check out the Deis project.

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The Deis cookbook is designed to work with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. While other Ubuntu or Debian distros may work, they have not been tested.


Deis depends on the following cookbooks:

  • apt - for managing Ubuntu PPAs
  • sudo - for managing /etc/sudoers.d
  • rsyslog - for configuring log routing and aggregation

Berkshelf is used for managing cookbook dependencies.

bundle install    # to install required gems, including berkshelf
berks install     # to install cookbooks to the berkshelf directory
berks upload      # to upload cookbooks to your chef server


TODO: List Deis cookbook attributes.



The controller recipe will create a complete Deis controller on a single node including:

  • PostgreSQL database
  • Django API Server
  • RabbitMQ installation
  • Celery worker service
  • Nginx site for API
  • Docker daemon
  • Docker-based build system
  • Nginx site for hosting build "slugs"
  • Rsyslog server

The controller will iterate over the deis-build databag and configure gitosis access controls in order to restrict git push access to repositories.


The runtime recipe will prepare a node for hosting Docker containers as part of a Deis runtime layer. This recipe will configure:

  • Docker daemon
  • Buildstep Docker image
  • Rsyslog client

The runtime recipe will iterate over the deis-formations databag and configure and start upstart daemons for any Docker containers assigned to this node.


The proxy recipe will prepare a node for routing traffic to containers in a Deis runtime layer. This recipe will configure:

  • Nginx site
  • Rsyslog client

The proxy recipe will iterate over the deis-formations databag and configure Nginx backends for any Docker containers assigned to a given formation.


The destination for rsyslog clients is determined by a Chef search for recipe[deis::controller], and using the ipaddress attribute.


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Dependent cookbooks

rsyslog >= 1.10.2
sudo >= 2.3.0
docker >= 0.31.0
apt >= 2.3.8

Contingent cookbooks

There are no cookbooks that are contingent upon this one.

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