In this post, we will learn how to install Chef Client on a windows server. I will install on server 2012 R2 however the installation step will be the same for the rest of the windows version, only the installation file will be different relevant to the OS version.
So before we install a chef-client first we will have to download it from the chef website. So to download the related version of chef-client , go to the following website and choose your version to download.
As per my OS version I choose the following setup file
** You may be required to fill your basic information prior to download, fill that and the download will start automatically.
I kept the setup file in the following location, now we will kick off the installation.
Now double click the installation file and you will land in the following screen.
Accept the License and click Next
Click Next ( No change here)
Now the installation will start as follows…
After the installation will finish you will see below screen
Click on finish
Congrats! You have successfully installed the Chef Client Installation.
Lets just verify the installation and chef-client version
Open command prompt in Admin mode and type following command
# Chef-Client -v
One more thing, by default the chef client get installed in C\opscode location
Great ! It’s enough for today. Thanks for reading my blogpost
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