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Chef on Windows Tip: WinRM Bootstrap Failure – .bat not recognized

I hit the following error last week when attempting to bootstrap a Windows server over WinRM: Creating new client for MYSERVER01 Creating new node for MYSERVER01 Waiting for remote response before bootstrap.MYSERVER01 . MYSERVER01 Response received. Remote node responded after 0.03 minutes. Bootstrapping Chef on MYSERVER01 MYSERVER01 Rendering “C:\Users\TEMP\AppData\Local\Temp\bootstrap-17856-1514391069.bat” chunk 1 MYSERVER01 Rendering “C:\Users\TEMP\AppData\Local\Temp\bootstrap-17856-1514391069.bat” chunk …

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Provisioning in Kitchen with Vagrant and the Hyper-V Provider

Over the last year, I’ve primarily used Hyper-V as my driver for Kitchen in developing Chef cookbooks for Windows.  I’m now starting to branch out to build some cookbooks for Linux and really don’t want to build my own Hyper-V images.  So Vagrant is the obvious choice but I still use Hyper-V and don’t want …

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