AutomateIt works on most server platforms. However, some special-purpose AutomateIt features require the presence of platform-specific features. This page describes the platforms and features supported by AutomateIt.
For example, the
AutomateIt provides support for many platform-specific drivers, and more are being developed:
Reading the table: For example, Ubuntu has been tested and includes full-featured plugins for Account, Address, Package, Platform and Service. In contrast, Solaris has been tested, includes a feature-complete Platform and Account driver, but uses the limited-feature driver for managing Services, and has no way to manage Solaris-specific packages yet.
Technical information about specific drivers can be found in the Documentation. For example the Service plugin driver for Chkconfig will be documented as
AutomateIt provides various cross-platform drivers:
Run the integration test suite to see what drivers are supported on a platform. See the documentation’s TESTING.txt for details.
If no driver is available, it’s easy to write one. Most drivers can be written in less than an hour. Custom-written drivers are placed into your project’s
If you don’t want to write a driver, there are simpler alternatives available. For example:
Plugins that might be implemented in the future:
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