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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 2.4K GitHub stars and 378 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Serverspec's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Serverspec?


12 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Serverspec.

Serverspec Integrations

Serverspec's Features

  • Server Testing
  • Behaviour DrivenDevelopment

Serverspec Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Serverspec?
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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.
Chef enables you to manage and scale cloud infrastructure with no downtime or interruptions. Freely move applications and configurations from one cloud to another. Chef is integrated with all major cloud providers including Amazon EC2, VMWare, IBM Smartcloud, Rackspace, OpenStack, Windows Azure, HP Cloud, Google Compute Engine, Joyent Cloud and others.
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