ERROR: The missing cookbook(s)

If you received error uploading cookbook to chef server:

knife cookbook upload rundeck
Uploading rundec
ERROR: Cookbook rundeck depends on cookbooks which are not currently
ERROR: being uploaded and cannot be found on the server.
ERROR: The missing cookbook(s) are: 'java' version '>= 0.0.0', 'yum' version '>= 0.0.0', 'apt' version '>= 0.0.0', 'supervisor' version '>= 0.0.0', 'database' version '>= 0.0.0', 'mysql2_chef_gem' version '~> 1.0.2', 'mysqld' version '~> 1.0.3'


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Installing workstation for managing Chef server

A workstation is a computer that is configured to run knife, to synchronize with the chef-repo, and interact with a single Chef server. The workstation is the location from which most users will do most of their work.

We need ti install on our workstation:

  • knife
  • chef-sdk
  • chef-repo
  • ruby


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Installing Chef on Centos 6

Today we will install chef server in our home lab based on proxmox 3.4.6. So we have installed server 2cpu, 2Gb memory, Centos 6.7

First of all I switched off selinux, and configured hostname of server in /etc/sysconfig/network and /etc/hosts

Let's go on:


# rpm -Uvh chef-server-core-12.1.2-1.el6.x86_64.rpm

# chef-server-ctl reconfigure

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