CHEF-APPLY(8) chef-client CHEF-APPLY(8)
chef-apply - The man page for the chef-apply command line tool.
chef-apply allows a single recipe to be run from the command line.
This command has the following syntax:
This tool has the following options:
-e RECIPE_TEXT, --execute RECIPE_TEXT
Use to execute a resource using a string.
-l LEVEL, --log_level LEVEL
The level of logging that will be stored in a log file.
Use to execute a resource using standard input.
The version of the chef-client.
Use to run the executable in why-run mode, which is a type of chef-client run that
does everything except modify the system. Use why-run mode to understand why the
chef-client makes the decisions that it makes and to learn more about the current
and proposed state of the system.
Shows help for the command.
To use chef-apply to run a recipe named machinations.rb, enter the following:
$ chef-apply machinations.rb
Chef 12.0 CHEF-APPLY(8)