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groupinstall (3) Versions 1.1.2

Installs/Configures packages via yum/dnf groups

cookbook 'groupinstall', '~> 1.1.2', :supermarket
cookbook 'groupinstall', '~> 1.1.2'
knife supermarket install groupinstall
knife supermarket download groupinstall
Quality 80%

groupinstall Cookbook

This cookbook provides a resource to install RHEL package groups, since the default Yum and DNF package providers cannot (CHEF-1392).
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  • Chef 15.3+

Supported Platforms

  • RHEL & family (e.g. CentOS, Rocky)
  • Fedora


groupinstall 'web-server'
groupinstall 'jboss-eap7' do
  group 'jboss-eap7'
  flush_cache [:before]
  cache_error_fatal true

Resource properties

Property Type Default Description
group String resource name Name of the group to install. Either the name (Basic Web Server) or the id (web-server)
options String Any options to pass to Yum / DNF when installing
flush_cache Array: [:before, :after] [] Update the metadata cache before or after the package action
cache_error_fatal true / false false Make updates of the metadata cache fatal

License and Authors

Authors: Mike Morris
License: 3-clause BSD

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