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What is InSpec testing?

What is InSpec testing?

Table of Contents. Chef InSpec is an open-source framework for testing and auditing your applications and infrastructure. Chef InSpec works by comparing the actual state of your system with the desired state that you express in easy-to-read and easy-to-write Chef InSpec code.

What is InSpec in chef?

Chef InSpec provides a language for describing security and compliance rules that can be shared between software engineers, operations, and security engineers.

Is Chef InSpec free?

InSpec is a free open source tool that enables development teams to express security and compliance rules as code. The new version extends this capability to the cloud where companies are running the applications, allowing teams to test and write rules for compliance with cloud security policy.

Why use InSpec?

InSpec is an open source testing framework that can help you answer “yes” to all of those questions by providing an easy to understand, yet deeply customizable, framework to define expectations for the systems managed and detect deviations from those expectations wherever they arise.

What is InSpec in library science?

Inspec is a major indexing database of scientific and technical literature, published by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), and formerly by the Institution of Electrical Engineers (IEE), one of the IET’s forerunners. Inspec was started in 1967 as an outgrowth of the Science Abstracts service.

What is chef compliance?

Chef Compliance is a standalone solution that allows you to assess your infrastructure’s adherence to compliance requirements and to monitor that infrastructure on an ongoing basis. It includes: The Chef Compliance server. Prebuilt compliance profiles to help you get started quickly.

What is habitat in chef?

Chef Habitat is an open source solution that provides automation capabilities for defining, packaging and delivering applications to almost any environment regardless of operating system or deployment platform. Build continuous delivery pipelines across all applications and all change events.

How do you run a Terratest?

Terratest intro

  1. Write tests using Go’s built-in package testing: you create a file ending in _test.go and run tests with the go test command.
  2. Use Terratest to execute your real IaC tools (e.g., Terraform, Packer, etc.) to deploy real infrastructure (e.g., servers) in a real environment (e.g., AWS).

What does Inspec stand for?


Acronym Definition
INSPEC Information Service for Physics, Electronics, and Computing
INSPEC Information Services for the Physics and Engineering Communities (database)
INSPEC Information Service in Physics, Electrotechnology and Control

What is Inspec Accession Number?

The accession number is a unique identifying number associated with each record in the product. It consists of an accession number (a product identification code) and a sequence number.

What is TFLint?

TFLint is a framework and each feature is provided by plugins, the key features are as follows: Find possible errors (like illegal instance types) for Major Cloud providers (AWS/Azure/GCP). Warn about deprecated syntax, unused declarations. Enforce best practices, naming conventions.

What is Terratest?

Terratest is a Go library that makes it easier to write automated tests for your infrastructure code. It provides a variety of helper functions and patterns for common infrastructure testing tasks, including: Testing Terraform code.

What can Inspec do for your inspection needs?

Sales, Service . . . Solutions Moving a Machine? We can help. Inspec is your one stop for all of your inspection needs.

Where does Inspec international PPE testing take place?

Our Testing Services division operates from laboratories located in Salford, near Manchester in the north of England and in Kunshan, near Shanghai, China – providing an independent testing service for the many types of PPE shown in the menu on the left.

How do you write a test in Inspec?

With InSpec, at its most basic, each test will start with describe and then go on to “explain” the desired outcome of the state. In this case, we use the package resource type to check that our desired package ( vim) is installed ( it {should be_installed }.

What kind of accreditation does Inspec laboratories have?

To ensure the highest quality of testing and maximum client confidence, our laboratories have been accredited by ANAB, the leading independent third party accreditation authority in the USA.