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Offer a VM with the Chef client

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Offer a VM with the Chef client

All Chef nodes require the Chef client service to communicate with the Chef server.

Before you begin

Role required: chef_admin


  1. Create a Linux virtual machine template that includes the Chef client software.
  2. After creating the template, create a catalog item for a Linux virtual machine using that template.

    For information on creating a virtual machine template, see the VMware template documentation.