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       chef-server-webui  -  Start  the  Chef  Server  merb  application slice
       providing Web User Interface.


       chef-server-webui [uGdcIpPhmailLerkKX] [argument]


       The Chef Server WebUI is a Merb application slice. The  default  listen
       port is 4040.

       -u, --user USER
              This  flag  is  for having chef-server-webui run as a user other
              than the one currently logged in. Note: if you set this you must
              also provide a --group option for it to take effect.

       -G, --group GROUP
              This  flag  is for having chef-server-webui run as a group other
              than the one currently logged in. Note: if you set this you must
              also provide a --user option for it to take effect.

       -d, --daemonize
              This will run a single chef-server-webui in the background.

       -N, --no-daemonize
              This will allow you to run a cluster in console mode

       -c, --cluster-nodes NUM_MERBS
              Number of merb daemons to run for chef-server-webui.

       -I, --init-file FILE
              File   to   use   for   initialization   on  load,  defaults  to

       -p, --port PORTNUM
              Port to run chef-server-webui on, defaults to  4040.  Additional
              nodes (-c) listen on incrementing port numbers.

       -o, --socket-file FILE
              Socket   file   to   run   chef-server-webui   on,  defaults  to
              [Merb.root]/log/merb.sock. This is for web servers,  like  thin,
              that use sockets.Specify this *only* if you *must*.

       -s, --socket SOCKNUM
              Socket number to run chef-server-webui on, defaults to 0.

       -n, --name NAME
              Set  the  name  of  the application. This is used in the process
              title and log file names.

       -P, --pid PIDFILE
              PID file,  defaults  to  [Merb.root]/log/  for  the
              master  process  and[Merb.root]/log/merb.[port  number].pid  for
              worker processes. For clusters, use %s to specify where  in  the
              file   chef-server-webui  should  place  the  port  number.  For
              instance: -P

       -h, --host HOSTNAME
              Host to bind to (default is

       -m, --merb-root /path/to/approot The path to the Merb.root for the  app
              you want to run (default is current working directory).

       -a, --adapter ADAPTER
              The  rack  adapter  to  use to run chef-server-webui (default is
              mongrel)[mongrel, emongrel, thin, ebb, fastcgi, webrick]

       -R, --rackup FILE
              Load an alternate Rack config file (default is config/rack.rb)

       -i, --irb-console
              This flag will start chef-server-webui in irb console mode.  All
              your  models  and  other classes will be available for you in an
              irb session.

       -S, --sandbox
              This flag will enable a  sandboxed  irb  console.  If  your  ORM
              supports transactions, all edits will be rolled back on exit.

       -l, --log-level LEVEL
              Log  levels  can  be set to any of these options: debug < info <
              warn < error < fatal (default is info)

       -L, --log LOGFILE
              A  string  representing  the  logfile  to   use.   Defaults   to
              [Merb.root]/log/merb.[main].log   for  the  master  process  and
              [Merb.root]/log/merb[port number].logfor worker processes

       -e, --environment STRING
              Environment to run Merb under [development, production, testing]
              (default is development)


              Command-line  option  to  run  scripts  and/or code in the chef-
              server-webui app.

       -K, --graceful PORT or all
              Gracefully kill chef-server-webui proceses by port number.   Use
              chef-server -K all to gracefully kill all merbs.

       -k, --kill PORT
              Force  kill  one merb worker by port number. This will cause the
              worker tobe respawned.

              Reload the code, but not yourinit.rb or gems

       -X, --mutex on/off
              This flag is for turning the mutex lock on and off.

       -D, --debugger
              Run chef-server-webui using rDebug.

       -V, --verbose
              Print extra information

       -C, --console-trap
              Enter an irb console on ^C

       -?, -H, --help
              Show this help message


       Full documentation for Chef and chef-server-webui  is  located  on  the
       Chef wiki,


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       (, with contributions from the community.   This
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