Build a custom resource

In this tutorial, you'll walk through the creation of a custom Chef resource that configures Apache web server on multiple Linux platforms. You'll get starter code from GitHub, see the custom resource in action, and run automated tests that verify the resource's behavior.

Choose your server environment

Click on one of the buttons below to select the kind of system you want to work with.

  We currently provide content for Red Hat Enterprise Linux and CentOS. You can apply what you learn to other platforms. In the future we'll add content for Windows Server and Ubuntu.

Here you'll work with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 or CentOS 7.