delivery.rb Optional Settings

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Warning

The configuration settings in the delivery.rb file should not be modified before discussing those changes with Chef. Some of these settings should be considered for tuning (see Automate Server Tuning), but many of them should be left as default values.

Settings

The following sections describe the various settings that are available in the delivery.rb file.

General

This configuration file has the following general settings:

bootstrap['enable']
Default value: true.
chef_base_path
Default value: "/opt/opscode".
cookbook_path

Default value:

File.join(
  node['delivery']['install_path'],
  "embedded", "cookbooks"
)
dir
The working directory. The default value is the recommended value. Default value: "/opt/delivery".
fips['enable']
Set to true to run the server in FIPS compliance mode. Set to false to force the server to run without FIPS compliance mode. Default value is whatever the kernel is configured to. See Fips kernel settings.
install_path
Default value: "/opt/delivery".
name
Default value: 'delivery'.
default['delivery']['user']['comment']
This is the “GECOS” field for a Unix user (e.g., a human-readable name). Default value: "CHEF Delivery".
ip_version
This specifies the IP protocol version to be used when configuring the embedded services. Can be either "ipv4" or "ipv6". Default value: "ipv4".

admin

This configuration file has the following settings for admin:

admin['account_name']
Default value: 'admin'.
admin['email']
Default value: 'admin@example.com'.
admin['full_name']
Default value: 'Chef Delivery Administrator'.
admin['password']
Default value: 'snakes'.

backup

This configuration file has the following settings for backup:

backup['access_key_id']
Amazon Web Services (AWS) Access Key ID for uploading Chef Automate backup archives to S3. Only use this if you cannot configure the machine with an instance profile, shared credentials, or environment variables. Default value: nil.
backup['create_bucket']
Create an S3 bucket for backup archives if it does not exist. Default value: true.
backup['bucket']
S3 bucket for storing Chef Automate backup archives. Default value: nil.
backup['base_path']
Optional S3 base path prefix. This is used if you wish to store Chef Automate backup archives in a nested path in the S3 bucket. Default value: nil.
backup['census']['enabled']
Back up Chef Automate Census data. Default value: true.
backup['chef_server_config']
Back up the Chef server configuration directory. Usefull for instances when Chef Automate and Chef server are installed on a single node. Default value: false.
backup['compliance_profiles']['enabled']
Back up the Chef Automate compliance profiles. Default value: true.
backup['config']['enabled']
Back up the Chef Automate configuration directory. Default value: true.
backup['cron']['enabled']
Create a cron job that manages backups. Default value: false.
backup['cron']['max_archives']
Maximum number of backup archives to be kept. Default value: 7.
backup['cron']['max_snapshots']
Maximum number of backup snapshots to be kept. Default value: 7.
backup['cron']['notation']
Time notation for backup cron job. Default value: '0 0 * * *'.
backup['db']['enabled']
Back up the Chef Automate PostgreSQL database. Default value: true.
backup['delete']['pattern']
The pattern to match when deleting backup archives and Elasticsearch snapshots. Default value: nil.
backup['delete']['max_archives']
The maximum number of backup archives to keep. Default value: nil.
backup['delete']['max_snapshots']
The maximum number of Elasticsearch snapshots to keep. Default value: nil.
backup['digest']['enabled']
Output the SHA digest of the backup archive to STDOUT. Default value: true.
backup['digest']['length']
The SHA digest length to use. Valid options are 256, 384, and 512. Default value: 256.
backup['elasticsearch']['access_key_id']
Amazon Web Services (AWS) Access Key ID for uploading Chef Automate Elasticsearch snapshots to S3. Only use this if you cannot configure the machine with an instance profile, shared credentials, or environment variables. Default value: nil.
backup['elasticsearch']['bucket']
S3 bucket for storing Chef Automate Elasticsearch snapshots. Default value: nil.
backup['elasticsearch']['base_path']
Optional S3 base path prefix. This is used if you wish to store Chef Automate Elasticsearch snapshots in a nested path in the S3 bucket. Default value: nil.
backup['elasticsearch']['enabled']
Create Chef Automate Elasticsearch snapshots. Default value: true.
backup['elasticsearch']['location']
Shared filesystem repository location for Elasticsearch snapshots. Default value: /var/opt/delivery/elasticsearch_backups.
backup['elasticsearch']['max_restore_bytes_per_sec']
Maximum snapshot speed when restoring shared filesystem Elasticsearch snaphots. Default value: 40mb.
backup['elasticsearch']['max_snapshot_bytes_per_sec']
Maximum snapshot speed when creating shared filesystem Elasticsearch snaphots. Default value: 40mb.
backup['elasticsearch']['poll_interval']
How many seconds to wait between polling requests while waiting for Elasticsearch operations. Default value 5.
backup['elasticsearch']['region']
Amazon Web Services (AWS) region to use for Chef Automate S3 Elasticsearch snapshots. Default value nil.
backup['elasticsearch']['request_timeout']
Maximum seconds an Elasticsearch request can wait before timing out. Default value '300'.
backup['elasticsearch']['retry_limit']
Maximum number of times to retry failed Elasticsearch requests. Default value 3.
backup['elasticsearch']['secret_access_key']
Amazon Web Services (AWS) Secret Key for uploading Chef Automate Elasticsearch snapshots in S3. Only use this if you cannot configure the machine with an instance profile, shared credentials, or environment variables. Default value: nil.
backup['elasticsearch']['server_side_encryption']
Enable Amazon Web Services (AWS) SSE-S3 AES256 Server Side Encryption for Elasticsearch snapshots in S3. Default value: true.
backup['elasticsearch']['type']
Which backup type to use for Chef Automate Elasticsearch snapshots. Shared filesystem and S3 backups are currently supported by using the fs and s3 types. Default value: fs.
backup['elasticsearch']['wait_for_lock']
Enable or disable waiting for the Chef Automate exclusive Elasticsearch lock when performing major operations. Default value: true.
backup['force']
Agree to any prompts or warnings during the Chef Automate backup procedure. Default value: false.
backup['git']['enabled']
Back up the Chef Automate git repositories. Default value: true.
backup['license']['enabled']
Back up the Chef Automate license file. Default value: true.
backup['list']['types']
Types to list when running the automate-ctl list-backups command. Options are all, automate, and elasticsearch. Default value: all.
backup['list']['format']
Format to return when running the automate-ctl list-backups command. Options are text and json. Default value: text.
backup['location']
Location on disk to store Chef Automate backup archives. Default value: /var/opt/delivery/backups.
backup['name']
Name to use for Chef Automate backup archives and snapshots. When omitted a default will used automatically. Default value: nil.
backup['notifications']['enable']
Back up the Chef Automate notification rules. Default value: true.
backup['quiet']
Silence non-error information during the Chef Automate backup procedure. Default value: false.
backup['rabbit']['enabled']
Back up the Chef Automate RabbitMQ queues. It is disabled by default because it’s rare to have a lengthy RabbitMQ queue and the backup procedure requires temporarily shutting down Chef Automate services when backing up the queues. Default value: false.
backup['region']
Amazon Web Services (AWS) region to use when storing Chef Automate backup archives in S3. Default value nil.
backup['secret_access_key']
Amazon Web Services (AWS) Secret Key for uploading Chef Automate backup archives to S3. Only use this if you cannot configure the machine with an instance profile, shared credentials, or environment variables. Default value: nil.
backup['server_side_encryption']
Enable Amazon Web Services (AWS) SSE-S3 AES256 Server Side Encryption for backup archives in S3. To use SSE-KMS set the value to aws:kms. Default value: AES256.

Note

While the backup utility currently supports encrypting backups with with SSE-S3, SSE-KMS, and SSE-C, only SSE-S3 is currently supported for restoration.

backup['staging_dir']
A local directory to use for temporary files when creating a backup archive. The directory will be cleared during backup and used for storing the backup archive, database dump, and configuration file. When not configured it will use a default Ruby temporary directory which is usually nested in /tmp on linux but will also honor the value of the TMPDIR environment variable. Default value: nil.
backup['sse_customer_algorithm']
The SSE-C algorithm to use for customer Server Side Encryption. Default value: nil.
backup['sse_customer_key']
The SSE-C key to use for customer Server Side Encryption. Default value nil.
backup['sse_customer_key_md5']
The MD5 hash of the customer key for customer Server Side Encryption. Default value: nil.
backup['ssekms_key_id']
The SSE-KMS key id to use for customer Server Side Encryption. Default value: nil
backup['type']
Which backup type to use for Chef Automate backup archives. Local filesystem and S3 backups are currently supported by using the fs and s3 types. Default value: fs.
backup['retry_limit']
The maximum of times to retry when uploading backup archives to a remote repository like Amazon Web Services (AWS) S3. Default value: 5.
backup['wait']
Wait for non-blocking steps during the backup procedure. Useful if you’d like the backup to to return early without waiting for the Elasticsearch snapshot to complete. Default setting: true.

deliv_notify

This configuration file has the following settings for deliv_notify:

deliv_notify['config']
Default value: [].

delivery

This configuration file has the following settings for delivery:

delivery['api_port']
Default value: 9611.
delivery['audit_max_events']
Maximum number of audit events to keep in memory. Default value: 100.
delivery['ca_cert_chain_depth']
Default value: 2.
delivery['chef_config']

Default value:

File.join(node['delivery']['delivery']['etc_dir'], "erlang.cfg")
delivery['chef_private_key']
Default value: "/etc/delivery/delivery-cd.pem".
delivery['chef_server']
Default value: 'https://localhost/organizations/cd'.
delivery['chef_server_webui']
This should be programmatically derived from the chef_server attribute above. Default value: 'https://localhost'.
delivery['chef_username']
Default value: "delivery-cd".
delivery['db_name']
Default value: "delivery".
delivery['db_pool_init_count']
The number of open connections to PostgreSQL that are maintained by the service. Default value: 20.
delivery['db_pool_max_count']
The maximum number of open connections to PostgreSQL. Default value: 100.
delivery['default_search']

The default search to use for build nodes if it is not specified in delivery.rb. Default value:

"(recipes:delivery_builder OR " +
  "recipes:delivery_builder\\\\:\\\\:default OR " +
  "recipes:delivery_build OR " +
  "recipes:delivery_build\\\\:\\\\:default)"
delivery['dir']
The working directory. The default value is the recommended value. Default value: "/var/opt/delivery/delivery".
delivery['enable']
Enable a service. Default value: true.
delivery['etc_dir']
Default value: "/var/opt/delivery/delivery/etc".
delivery['git_repo_template']

Where to look for the delivery git repo template must remain consistent with where omnibus-delivery’s ‘delivery’ software definition puts it. Default value:

::File.join(node['delivery']['user']['home'], 'etc', 'deliv_git_repo_template')
delivery['git_repos']

Default value:

::File.join(node['delivery']['delivery']['dir'], 'git_repos')
delivery['git_working_tree_dir']

Define default directory location for the git working tree. Default value:

::File.join(node['delivery']['delivery']['dir'], 'git_workspace')
delivery['is_dev_box']
Default value: false.
delivery['ldap_attr_full_name']
The attribute that contains a full or display name for a user. Default value: 'fullName'.
delivery['ldap_attr_login']
The attribute that maps to a user’s unique logon name. This is the attribute used for searching and will be used to map a user name into Chef Automate. Default value: 'sAMAccountName'.
delivery['ldap_attr_mail']
The attribute that maps to user email address. Default value: 'mail'.
delivery['ldap_base_dn']

The root LDAP node under which all other nodes exist in the directory structure. Default value:

"OU=Employees,OU=Domain users,DC=examplecorp,DC=com"
delivery['ldap_bind_dn']
The distinguished name used to bind to the LDAP server. Default value: "ldapbind".
delivery['ldap_bind_dn_password']
The password for the binding user. Default value: "secret123".
delivery['ldap_encryption']
Default value: "start_tls".
delivery['ldap_hosts']
The name (or IP address) of the LDAP server. Default value: [].
delivery['ldap_port']
An integer that specifies the port on which the LDAP server listens. Default value: 3269.
delivery['ldap_timeout']
The amount of time (in seconds) to wait before timing out. Default value: 5000.
delivery['listen']
The virtual IP address. Default value: '127.0.0.1'.
delivery['log_directory']
The directory in which log data is stored. The default value is the recommended value. Default value: "/var/log/delivery/delivery".
delivery['log_rotation']['file_maxbytes']
The log rotation policy for this service. Log files are rotated when they exceed file_maxbytes. The maximum number of log files in the rotation is defined by num_to_keep. Default value: 1024 * 1000 * 10.
delivery['log_rotation']['num_to_keep']
The log rotation policy for this service. Log files are rotated when they exceed file_maxbytes. The maximum number of log files in the rotation is defined by num_to_keep. Default value: 10.
delivery['phase_job_confirmation_timeout']
Timeout for waiting for phase job to confirm completion. Default value: '5m'.
delivery['port']
The port on which the service is to listen. Default value: 9611.
delivery['primary']
Specifies if the Chef Automate server is the primary server. Default value: true.
delivery['primary_ip']
The IP address for the primary Chef Automate server. Default value: nil.
delivery['push_jobs_max_retries']
Maximum number of retries a push job can incur without an intervening nack. Default value: 3.
delivery['push_jobs_overall_timeout']
Timeout for finding worker and then waiting for push job to complete. Default value: '2h'.
delivery['push_jobs_run_timeout']
Timeout for waiting for push job to complete once worker has been found. Default value: '75m'.
delivery['read_ttl']

The amount of time after which the READ token expires. This value may be specified a string with units (e.g., "4d", "3h", "2m", "1s"), or as bare integers (interpreted as seconds). Valid units are: d (days), h (hours), m (minutes), or s (seconds). Default value: '7d'.

Note

While the delivery['read_ttl'] and delivery['write_ttl'] values may be tuned separately, it is recommended that both values be identical.

delivery['sql_password']
Default value: 'pokemon'.
delivery['sql_repl_password']
Default value: 'pokemon_repl'.
delivery['sql_repl_user']
Default value: 'delivery_repl'.
delivery['sql_ro_password']
Default value: 'pokemon_ro'.
delivery['sql_ro_user']
Default value: 'delivery_ro'.
delivery['sql_user']
Default value: 'delivery'.
delivery['ssl_certificates']

A hash of SSL certificate files to use for FQDNs. Will use remote_file to download the key and crt specified. If you wanted to use a pre-generated SSL certificate for the main fqdn (delivery_fqdn) you could specify that here. For example:

delivery['ssl_certificates'] = {
  'delivery.example.com' => {
    'key' => 'https://my_bucket/ssl_certificates/delivery.example.com.key',
    'crt' => 'https://my_bucket/ssl_certificates/delivery.example.com.crt'
  }
}
delivery['no_ssl_verification']

An array of hostnames that are whitelisted from requiring SSL verification. For example:

delivery['no_ssl_verification'] = ['self-signed.badssl.com', 'untrusted-root.badssl.com']
delivery['standby_ip']
The IP address for the cold standby Chef Automate server. Default value: nil.
delivery['use_ssl_termination']
Default value: false.
delivery['write_ttl']

The amount of time after which the WRITE token expires. This value may be specified a string with units (e.g., "4d", "3h", "2m", "1s"), or as bare integers (interpreted as seconds). Valid units are: d (days), h (hours), m (minutes), or s (seconds). Default value: '7d'.

Note

While the delivery['read_ttl'] and delivery['write_ttl'] values may be tuned separately, it is recommended that both values be identical.

delivery['vip']
The virtual IP address. Default value: '127.0.0.1'.

elasticsearch

This configuration file has the following settings for elasticsearch:

elasticsearch['urls']
The fully qualified domain name(s) of your Elasticsearch cluster. If not specified a local elasticsearch cluster will be utilized. Default value: "http://127.0.0.1:9200".
elasticsearch['config_directory']
The working directory. The default value is the recommended value. Default value: "/var/opt/delivery/elasticsearch/conf".
elasticsearch['home']
Default value: "#{node['delivery']['user']['home']}/elasticsearch".
elasticsearch['log_directory']
The directory in which log data is stored. The default value is the recommended value. Default value: "/var/log/delivery/elasticsearch".
elasticsearch['log_rotation']['file_maxbytes']
The log rotation policy for this service. Log files are rotated when they exceed file_maxbytes. The maximum number of log files in the rotation is defined by num_to_keep. Default value: 100 * 1024 * 1024 (100MB).
elasticsearch['log_rotation']['num_to_keep']
The log rotation policy for this service. Log files are rotated when they exceed file_maxbytes. The maximum number of log files in the rotation is defined by num_to_keep. Default value: 10.
elasticsearch['memory']

The Elasticsearch JVM’s heap size. Default value:

"#{(node.memory.total.to_i * 0.4 ).floor / 1024}m"

The following Elasticsearch options require Chef Automate 0.8.46 or later:

elasticsearch['max_open_file']
The maximum number of files Elasticsearch may open simultaneously. The default value is 65536. Setting this to a lower value may lead to data loss and is highly discouraged.
elasticsearch['max_map_count']
The maximum number of memory map areas the Elasticsearch process may have. The default value is 262144. Setting this to a lower value may cause Elasticsearch to fail with out-of-memory errors.
elasticsearch['config']['bootstrap']['memory_lock']
When set to true, locks the memory allocated by Elasticsearch so that it may not be swapped to disk by the OS. Enabling this will cause Elasticsearch to fail on start if there is not enough memory available for the configured heap size. On systems where swap is disabled, this setting has no effect. Default value: false. This flag was named elasticsearch['config']['bootstrap']['mlockall'] in Chef Automate 1.5.x and below.
elasticsearch['config']['indices']['breaker']['fielddata']['limit']
The maximum amount of heap memory that may be consumed by fielddata. Any query that would result in this limit being exceeded will be aborted. Default value: '60%'.
elasticsearch['config']['indices']['breaker']['request']['limit']
The maximum amount of heap memory, excluding fielddata, that may be consumed by a request. Any query that would result in this limit being exceeded will be aborted. Default value: '40%'.
elasticsearch['config']['indices']['breaker']['total']['limit']
The maximum amount of combined heap memory that may be consumed by a single request. Any query that would result in this limit being exceeded will be aborted. Default value: '70%'.
elasticsearch['config']['indices']['store']['throttle']['max_bytes_per_sec']
The maximum throughput allowed for creating and optimizing Elasticsearch search indexes. When this limit is reached, Elasticsearch logs a message containing now throttling indexing at the INFO log level. If you see evidence of index throttling and have sufficient disk I/O capacity, you can increase this setting. Default value: '100mb'.

The following Elasticsearch options require Chef Automate 1.6.87 or later:

elasticsearch['new_memory_size']

The ‘new generation’ heap size of the JVM running Elasticsearch. Default value:

"#{elasticsearch['memory'].to_i / 16}m"
elasticsearch['jvm_opts']

A list of other JVM-related options to pass along. Note that this should not contain the heap memory size and the new generation memory size from above. Default value: []. Example:

elasticsearch['jvm_opts'] = [
  "-xoption1",
  "-xoption2",
  ...
  "optionN"
]
elasticsearch['enable_gc_log']
Enable garbage-collection logging on the JVM. Only set this to true if you are debugging a garbage collection-related performance issue. Default value: false.

The following Elasticsearch options require Chef Automate 1.6.179 or later:

elasticsearch['auth_user']
The username that Chef Automate will use if you have Elasticsearch X-Pack Basic Authentication enabled on your Elasticsearch cluster. Default value: nil.
elasticsearch['auth_password']
The password that Chef Automate will use if you have Elasticsearch X-Pack Basic Authentication enabled on your Elasticsearch cluster. Default value: nil.

git

This configuration file has the following settings for git:

git['authkeys']
Default value: git['ssh_dir'] + "/authorized_keys".
git['home']
Default value: "/var/opt/delivery/home/git".
git['shell']
Default value: "/opt/delivery/embedded/bin/git-shell".
git['ssh_dir']
Default value: git['home'] + "/.ssh".
git['username']
Default value: "git".

java

This configuration file has the following settings for java:

java['java_home']

Default value:

"#{node['delivery']['install_path']}/embedded/jre/bin"

kibana

Note

As of Chef Automate 1.6.87, Kibana is no longer enabled by default. To enable it, see the Kibana setup documentation. In prior versions of Chef Automate, Kibana and its authentication are enabled by default.

This configuration file has the following settings for kibana:

kibana['enable']
Enable the Kibana service. This is disabled by default. If you choose to enable it, you must have at least 2GB of extra RAM for Kibana to perform well. Default value: 'true'.
kibana['conf_dir']
The working directory. The default value is the recommended value. Default value: '/var/opt/delivery/kibana/'.
kibana['log_directory']
The directory in which log data is stored. The default value is the recommended value. Default value: "/var/log/delivery/kibana".
kibana['log_rotation']['file_maxbytes']
The log rotation policy for this service. Log files are rotated when they exceed file_maxbytes. The maximum number of log files in the rotation is defined by num_to_keep. Default value: 100 * 1024 * 1024 (100MB).
kibana['log_rotation']['num_to_keep']
The log rotation policy for this service. Log files are rotated when they exceed file_maxbytes. The maximum number of log files in the rotation is defined by num_to_keep. Default value: 10.
kibana['port']
The port on which the service is to listen. Default value: 5601.

lb

This configuration file has the following settings for lb:

lb['debug']
Default value: false.

logstash

This configuration file has the following settings for logstash:

logstash['config_dir']
The working directory. The default value is the recommended value. Default value: "/var/opt/delivery/logstash".
logstash['filebeats']['port']
Default value: 5044.
logstash['log_directory']
The directory in which log data is stored. The default value is the recommended value. Default value: "/var/log/delivery/logstash".
logstash['log_rotation']['file_maxbytes']
The log rotation policy for this service. Log files are rotated when they exceed file_maxbytes. The maximum number of log files in the rotation is defined by num_to_keep. Default value: 100 * 1024 * 1024 (100MB).
logstash['log_rotation']['num_to_keep']
The log rotation policy for this service. Log files are rotated when they exceed file_maxbytes. The maximum number of log files in the rotation is defined by num_to_keep. Default value: 10.
logstash['port']
The port on which the service is to listen. Default value: 8080.
logstash['heap_size']
The amount of memory allocated to the logstash heap. Default value: 10% of system memory or 128 megabytes, whichever is larger. Requires Automate 0.8.46 or above.

lsyncd

This configuration file has the following settings for lsyncd:

lsyncd['dir']
The working directory. The default value is the recommended value. Default value: "/var/opt/delivery/lsyncd".
lsyncd['enable']
Enable a service. Default value: true.
lsyncd['log_directory']
The directory in which log data is stored. The default value is the recommended value. Default value: "/var/log/delivery/lsyncd".
lsyncd['log_rotation']['file_maxbytes']
The log rotation policy for this service. Log files are rotated when they exceed file_maxbytes. The maximum number of log files in the rotation is defined by num_to_keep. Default value: 100 * 1024 * 1024 (100MB).
lsyncd['log_rotation']['num_to_keep']
The log rotation policy for this service. Log files are rotated when they exceed file_maxbytes. The maximum number of log files in the rotation is defined by num_to_keep. Default value: 10.
lsyncd['ssh_key']

Default value:

"#{node['delivery']['user']['home']}/.ssh/id_rsa"
lsyncd['user']
Default value: node['delivery']['user']['username'].

nginx

This configuration file has the following settings for nginx:

nginx['cache_max_size']
The max_size parameter used by the Nginx cache manager, which is part of the proxy_cache_path directive. When the size of file storage exceeds this value, the Nginx cache manager removes the least recently used data. Default value: '5000m'.
nginx['client_max_body_size']
The maximum accepted body size for a client request, as indicated by the Content-Length request header. When the maximum accepted body size is greater than this value, a 413 Request Entity Too Large error is returned. Default value: '250m'.
nginx['dir']
The working directory. The default value is the recommended value. Default value: "/var/opt/delivery/nginx".
nginx['enable']
Enable a service. Default value: true.
nginx['enable_non_ssl']
Allow port 80 redirects to port 443. When this value is set to true, load balancers on the front-end hardware are allowed to do SSL termination of the WebUI and API. Default value: false.
nginx['fqdns']
An array of FQDN to which Nginx responds. Default value: [].
nginx['gzip']
Enable gzip compression. Possible values: on or off. Default value: 'on'.
nginx['gzip_comp_level']
The compression level used with gzip, from least amount of compression (1, fastest) to the most (2, slowest). Possible values: any integer between 1 and 9 (inclusive). Default value: "2".
nginx['gzip_http_version']
Enable gzip depending on the version of the HTTP request. Possible values: 1.0 or 1.1. Default value: "1.0".
nginx['gzip_proxied']
The type of compression used based on the request and response. Possible values: any (gzip everything), auth, expired, no-cache, no-store, no_etag, no_last_modified, off, or private. Default value: “any”.
nginx['gzip_types']

Enable compression for the specified MIME-types. Default value:

[ "text/plain", "text/css",
  "application/x-javascript", "text/xml",
  "application/javascript", "application/xml",
  "application/xml+rss", "text/javascript",
  "application/json" ]
]
nginx['ha']
Run the Chef server in a high availability topology. When topology is set to ha, this setting defaults to true. Default value: false.
nginx['keepalive_timeout']
The amount of time (in seconds) to wait for requests on a Keepalived connection. Default value: 65.
nginx['log_directory']
The directory in which log data is stored. The default value is the recommended value. Default value: "/var/log/delivery/nginx".
nginx['log_rotation']['file_maxbytes']
The log rotation policy for this service. Log files are rotated when they exceed file_maxbytes. The maximum number of log files in the rotation is defined by num_to_keep. Default value: 100 * 1024 * 1024 (100MB).
nginx['log_rotation']['num_to_keep']
The log rotation policy for this service. Log files are rotated when they exceed file_maxbytes. The maximum number of log files in the rotation is defined by num_to_keep. Default value: 10.
nginx['non_ssl_port']
The port on which the WebUI and API are bound for non-SSL connections. Default value: 80. Use nginx['enable_non_ssl'] to enable or disable SSL redirects on this port number. Set to false to disable non-SSL connections.
nginx['sendfile']
Copy data between file descriptors when sendfile() is used. Possible values: on or off. Default value: 'on'.
nginx['server_name']
The FQDN for the server. Default value: node['delivery']['fqdn'].
nginx['ssl_ciphers']

The list of supported cipher suites that are used to establish a secure connection. To favor AES256 with ECDHE forward security, drop the RC4-SHA:RC4-MD5:RC4:RSA prefix. See this link for more information. Default value:

"RC4-SHA:RC4-MD5:RC4:RSA:HIGH:MEDIUM:!LOW:!kEDH:!aNULL:!ADH:!eNULL:!EXP:!SSLv2:!SEED:!CAMELLIA:!PSK"
nginx['ssl_company_name']
The name of your company. Default value: “Chef”.
nginx['ssl_country_name']
The country in which your company is located. Default value: “US”.
nginx['ssl_email_address']
The default email address for your company. Default value: "delivery@getchef.com".
nginx['ssl_locality_name']
The city in which your company is located. Default value: “Seattle”.
nginx['ssl_organizational_unit_name']
The organization or group within your company that is running the Chef server. Default value: “Engineering”.
nginx['ssl_port']
Default value: 443.
nginx['ssl_protocols']

The SSL protocol versions that are enabled. For the highest possible security, disable SSL 3.0 and allow only TLS:

nginx['ssl_protocols'] = 'TLSv1 TLSv1.1 TLSv1.2'

Default value: Default value: "SSLv3 TLSv1".

nginx['ssl_state_name']
The state, province, or region in which your company is located. Default value: “WA”.
nginx['strict_host_header']

Whether nginx should only respond to requests where the Host header matches one of the configured FQDNs. Default value: false.

New in Automate version 1.7

nginx['tcp_nodelay']
Enable the Nagle buffering algorithm. Possible values: on or off. Default value: 'on'.
nginx['tcp_nopush']
Enable TCP/IP transactions. Possible values: on or off. Default value: 'on'.
nginx['use_implicit_hosts']

Automatically add localhost and any local IP addresses to the configured FQDNs. Useful in combination with nginx['strict_host_header']. Default value: true.

New in Automate version 1.7

nginx['worker_connections']
The maximum number of simultaneous clients. Use with nginx['worker_processes'] to determine the maximum number of allowed clients. Default value: 10240.
nginx['worker_processes']
The number of allowed worker processes. Use with nginx['worker_connections'] to determine the maximum number of allowed clients. Default value: node['cpu']['total'].to_i.

notifications

The following settings allow you to customize the behavior of the event notifications engine in Chef Automate:

notifications['enable']
Set to true to enable the addition, deletion, processing and dispatch of notifications. Default value: true.
notifications['port']
The internal network port on which the notifications service listens. Only change this if you encounter port collisions with other services. Default value: 9603.
notifications['conf_dir']
The working directory. The default value is the recommended value. Default value: '/var/opt/delivery/notifications'.
notifications['rule_store_file']
Path to the file where the notification rules are stored. Default value: '/var/opt/delivery/notifications/rule_store'.
notifications['log_directory']
The directory in which log data is stored. The default value is the recommended value. Default value: '/var/log/delivery/notifications'.
notifications['log_rotation']['file_maxbytes']
The log rotation policy for this service. Log files are rotated when they exceed file_maxbytes. The maximum number of log files in the rotation is defined by num_to_keep. Default value: 1024 * 1000 * 10.
notifications['log_rotation']['num_to_keep']
The log rotation policy for this service. Log files are rotated when they exceed file_maxbytes. The maximum number of log files in the rotation is defined by num_to_keep. Default value: 10.

postgresql

This configuration file has the following settings for postgresql:

postgresql['checkpoint_completion_target']
A completion percentage that is used to determine how quickly a checkpoint should finish in relation to the completion status of the next checkpoint. For example, if the value is 0.5, then a checkpoint attempts to finish before 50% of the next checkpoint is done. Default value: 0.5.
postgresql['checkpoint_segments']
The maximum amount (in megabytes) between checkpoints in log file segments. Default value: 3.
postgresql['checkpoint_timeout']
The amount of time (in minutes) between checkpoints. Default value: "5min".
postgresql['checkpoint_warning']
The frequency (in seconds) at which messages are sent to the server log files if checkpoint segments are being filled faster than their currently configured values. Default value: "30s".
postgresql['data_dir']

The directory in which on-disk data is stored. The default value is the recommended value. Default value:

"/var/opt/delivery/postgresql/#{node['delivery']['postgresql']['version']}/data"
postgresql['debug']
Default value: false.
postgresql['dir']

The working directory. The default value is the recommended value. Default value:

"/var/opt/delivery/postgresql/#{node['delivery']['postgresql']['version']}"
postgresql['effective_cache_size']
The size of the disk cache that is used for data files. Default value: "128MB".
postgresql['enable']
Enable a service. Default value: true.
postgresql['ha']
Run the Chef server in a high availability topology. When topology is set to ha, this setting defaults to true. Default value: false.
postgresql['home']
The home directory for PostgreSQL. Default value: "/var/opt/delivery/postgresql".
postgresql['listen_address']
The connection source to which PostgreSQL is to respond. Default value: 'localhost'. In a disaster recovery configuration, this value is similar to: 'localhost,192.0.2.0'.
postgresql['log_directory']

The directory in which log data is stored. The default value is the recommended value. Default value:

"/var/log/delivery/postgresql/#{node['delivery']['postgresql']['version']}"
postgresql['log_rotation']['file_maxbytes']
The log rotation policy for this service. Log files are rotated when they exceed file_maxbytes. The maximum number of log files in the rotation is defined by num_to_keep. Default value: 100 * 1024 * 1024 (100MB).
postgresql['log_rotation']['num_to_keep']
The log rotation policy for this service. Log files are rotated when they exceed file_maxbytes. The maximum number of log files in the rotation is defined by num_to_keep. Default value: 10.
postgresql['max_connections']
The maximum number of allowed concurrent connections. Default value: 350.
postgresql['md5_auth_cidr_addresses']
Use instead of trust_auth_cidr_addresses to encrypt passwords using MD5 hashes. Default value: [ ].
postgresql['port']
The port on which the service is to listen. Default value: 5432.
postgresql['shared_buffers']

The amount of memory that is dedicated to PostgreSQL for data caching. Default value:

"#{(node['memory']['total'].to_i / 4) / (1024)}MB"
postgresql['shell']
Default value: "/bin/bash".
postgresql['shmall']
The total amount of available shared memory. Default value: 4194304.
postgresql['shmmax']
The maximum amount of shared memory. Default value: 17179869184.
postgresql['sql_password']
The password for the PostgreSQL user account. Default value: "snakepliskin".
postgresql['sql_ro_password']
Default value: "shmunzeltazzen".
postgresql['sql_ro_user']
Default value: "chef_ro".
postgresql['sql_user']
Default value: "chef".
postgresql['trust_auth_cidr_addresses']
Use for clear-text passwords. See md5_auth_cidr_addresses. Default value: [ '127.0.0.1/32', '::1/128' ].
postgresql['user_path']

Default value:

"/opt/delivery/embedded/bin:/opt/delivery/bin:$PATH"
postgresql['username']
The PostgreSQL account user name. Default value: "chef-pgsql".
postgresql['work_mem']
The size (in megabytes) of allowed in-memory sorting. Default value: "8MB".
postgresql['version']
The (currently) hardcoded version of PostgreSQL. Default value: "9.2".
postgresql['vip']
The virtual IP address. Default value: "127.0.0.1".

rabbitmq

This configuration file has the following settings for rabbitmq:

rabbitmq['dir']
The working directory. The default value is the recommended value. Default value: '/var/opt/delivery/rabbitmq'.
rabbitmq['data_dir']
The directory in which on-disk data is stored. The default value is the recommended value. Default value: '/var/opt/delivery/rabbitmq/db'.
rabbitmq['env_path']

Default value:

'/opt/delivery/bin:/opt/delivery/embedded/bin:/usr/bin:/bin'
rabbitmq['log_directory']

The directory in which log data is stored. The default value is the recommended value. Default value:

File.join(default_log_directory, "rabbitmq")
rabbitmq['log_rotation']['file_maxbytes']
The log rotation policy for this service. Log files are rotated when they exceed file_maxbytes. The maximum number of log files in the rotation is defined by num_to_keep. Default value: 100 * 1024 * 1024 (100MB).
rabbitmq['log_rotation']['num_to_keep']
The log rotation policy for this service. Log files are rotated when they exceed file_maxbytes. The maximum number of log files in the rotation is defined by num_to_keep. Default value: 10.
rabbitmq['management_enabled']
Specify if the rabbitmq-management plugin is enabled. Default value: true.
rabbitmq['management_password']
The rabbitmq-management plugin password. Default value: 'chefrocks'.
rabbitmq['management_port']
The rabbitmq-management plugin port. Default value: 15672.
rabbitmq['management_user']
The rabbitmq-management plugin user. Default value: 'rabbitmgmt'.
rabbitmq['node_ip_address']
The bind IP address for RabbitMQ. Default value: '0.0.0.0'.
rabbitmq['nodename']
The name of the node. Default value: 'rabbit@localhost'.
rabbitmq['password']
The password for the RabbitMQ user. Default value: 'chefrocks'.
rabbitmq['port']
The port on which the service is to listen. Default value: '5672'.
rabbitmq['vip']
The virtual IP address. Default value: '127.0.0.1'.

ssh_git

This configuration file has the following settings for ssh_git:

ssh_git['hostname']
Default value: nil.
ssh_git['keys_dir']

The working directory. The default value is the recommended value. Default value:

"#{node['delivery']['delivery']['etc_dir']}/ssh_git_server_keys"
ssh_git['port']
The port on which the service is to listen. Default value: 8989.

statistics

This configuration file has the following settings for statistics:

statistics['enable']
Whether or not to enable the statistics service. Default value: true.
statistics['port']
The listen port of the statistics service. Default value: 7676.
statistics['bind_address']
The listen bind address of the statistics service. Default value: 127.0.0.1.
statistics['log_directory']
The statistics log file location. Default value: /var/log/delivery/statistics.
statistics['log_rotation']['file_maxbytes']
The statistics log file max bytes. Default value: 104857600.
statistics['log_rotation']['num_to_keep']
The maxiumum number of statistics log files. Default value: 10.

user

This configuration file has the following settings for user:

user['home']
The home directory for the delivery services user. Default value: "/opt/delivery/embedded".
user['shell']
The shell for the delivery services user. Default value: "/bin/bash".
user['username']
The username for the delivery services user. Default value: "delivery".