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The man page for the chef-apply command line tool.

Chef 12.0
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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: chef-apply name_of_recipe.rb 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. -s, --stdin Use to execute a resource using standard input. -v, --version The version of the chef-client. -W, --why-run 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. -h, --help Shows help for the command.


To use chef-apply to run a recipe named machinations.rb, enter the following: $ chef-apply machinations.rb


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