Automate Updating your WordPress Server!
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Automate Updating your WordPress Server!

Automate hours of tedious server maintaince with Chef!
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Created by John Wyatt
Last updated 4/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 5 Articles
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Automate updating a simple Ubuntu server with Chef
  • Automate password changes with Chef
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Requirements
  • Ubuntu system adminstration basics
  • Working Ubuntu LAMP server to ssh into (if you do not have one I have a lecture on how to set one up with Digital Ocean)
Description

Save yourself hours of tedious system administration by automating your system upgrades!

Welcome to my introduction course on server automation. In this course, you will start as a beginner to automation with no previous experience with server automation or Devops. You will first learn how to automate simple terminal commands and progress to full system upgrade scripts using an automation tool called Chef. I go step by step on how to setup Chef and run it on 

My name is John Wyatt, Bachelor of Computer Science and Engineering, University of California, Merced. Author of Deploy Rails BlueBook and founder of Wyatt Tech Courses. I have years of experience programming and 4+ years of server automation with Chef! 

By the end of this course you will have real world knowledge of how to automate your upgrades of an Ubuntu WordPress. This is a very rapid, concise course for those who want to learn a practical skill quickly for their company.

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Here is just some of what you will learn by taking this Automate Updating your WordPress Server course:

  • Upgrading software
  • Run terminal commands on the server
  • Changing passwords
  • Add special conditions (logic) to control the server
  • Debugging errors

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Enroll today to quickly learn how to automate your servers!

Who is the target audience?
  • System administrators and programmers who are familiar with working with Ubuntu maintenance
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Curriculum For This Course
30 Lectures
01:12:33
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Introduction
2 Lectures 01:47

Welcome!

By the end of this course you should know how to automate updating a LAMP server.

Preview 01:27

Wyatt Tech Courses is trademarked by John B. Wyatt IV

This course is copyrighted © 2016, 2017, last recorded date by John B. Wyatt IV

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Chef is by Chef Software Inc.

Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds

Ubuntu and Canonical are registered trademarks of Canonical Ltd.

I have no association with any of the above companies and/or persons.

All other trademarks are property of their respected owners.



Copyright & Trademark Acknowledgement
00:20
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Getting Setup
9 Lectures 32:27

Installing Ubuntu
03:44



Install Bundler
03:57


Configuring Chef
01:11

Create SSH Key
04:41

Spin Up the Server (Create and Start the Server)
03:28
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Introduction to Chef
6 Lectures 08:25
Connect to the Server with Knife
01:22



Update for 'Creating a Cookbook'
00:29

Creating a Cookbook
01:34

Run the default.rb Recipe
01:54

What does an Error Look Like?
01:02

Run a Terminal Command on a Remote Server with Chef
02:04
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Write an Chef Ubuntu Update Recipe
3 Lectures 08:20
Update a Server, Add Labels to Execution Blocks
05:46

Upgrade a Remote Server
02:17

Restart the Server
00:17
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Expand Chef Recipe, Change Password, Debug
10 Lectures 21:37
Add Logic to the Recipe
05:27

Additional Notes
00:09

Keep apt-get update from Repeating
03:19

Review the Expression
01:02

Additional Notes
00:02

Changing the Root Password
05:49

Additional Notes
00:06

Set an Attribute in the Node File
02:11

A Way to get Output from Terminal Commands
03:09

Final
00:21
About the Instructor
John Wyatt
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Graduated with a B.S. in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of California, Merced. Founder Wyatt Tech Courses, dedicated to providing Linux™ training. 4 years experience with Chef. Several years experience with Ruby on Rails, C++, C and PHP. Released my first book: Deploy Rails Blue Book 2014 Edition, in 2013.