Install cdist by entering the following commands in the terminal:
sudo apt update sudo apt install cdist
Usable Configuration Management System
cdist is a usable configuration management system. It adheres to the KISS principle and is being used in small up to enterprise grade environments. It has the following noteworthy features: . * shell scripting configuration language * access to all control structures (if, case, for, while) * idempotent target properties * zero-dependencies: target system need only /bin/sh and ssh * push-based distribution * highly-scalable . cdist is an alternative to other configuration management systems like cfengine, bcfg2, chef and puppet.