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Tests for your servers configured by Puppet, Chef or anything else
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What is Serverspec?

With Serverspec, you can write RSpec tests for checking your servers are configured correctly. Serverspec tests your servers’ actual state by executing command locally, via SSH, via WinRM, via Docker API and so on.
Serverspec is a tool in the Server Configuration and Automation category of a tech stack.
Serverspec is an open source tool with 2.5K GitHub stars and 376 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Serverspec's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Serverspec?

Companies
3 companies reportedly use Serverspec in their tech stacks, including Digiposte, SMARTTechStack, and Dockerfiles Windows.

Developers
13 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Serverspec.

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Serverspec's Features

  • Server Testing
  • Behaviour DrivenDevelopment

Serverspec Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Serverspec?
RSpec
Behaviour Driven Development for Ruby. Making TDD Productive and Fun.
Ansible
Ansible is an IT automation tool. It can configure systems, deploy software, and orchestrate more advanced IT tasks such as continuous deployments or zero downtime rolling updates. Ansible’s goals are foremost those of simplicity and maximum ease of use.
InSpec
It is an open-source testing framework for infrastructure with a human- and machine-readable language for specifying compliance, security and policy requirements.
Test Kitchen
Test Kitchen has a static, declarative configuration in a .kitchen.yml file at the root of your project. It is designed to execute isolated code run in pristine environments ensuring that no prior state exists. A plugin architecture gives you the freedom to run your code on any cloud, virtualization, or bare metal resources and allows you to write acceptance criteria in whatever framework you desire.
Terraform
With Terraform, you describe your complete infrastructure as code, even as it spans multiple service providers. Your servers may come from AWS, your DNS may come from CloudFlare, and your database may come from Heroku. Terraform will build all these resources across all these providers in parallel.
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Serverspec's Followers
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