[OpenIndiana-discuss] "OpenIndiana lead Alasdair Lumsden resigns"

Magnus magnus at yonderway.com
Sun Sep 2 16:20:16 UTC 2012

On Sep 2, 2012, at 11:47 AM, Michael Stapleton wrote:

> Would not webmin be a good fit? Develop good modules for webmin to
> manage OI with.

Webmin is the past.

Management API's are the future. SmartOS is doing some compelling things in this sphere that are worth looking at.

With a management API on every system, bolting a web interface to it to manage one or many systems becomes a much more manageable objective. Or, better still, do away with the ad hoc administration and use a state management engine like chef, puppet, cfengine, etc.

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